Framing ‘Bharat’ for the world

Team Culturama catches up with the incredible film-maker and influencer Bharat Bala on ‘Virtual Bharat’, his visual extravaganza in the social media platform, and his experiences while creating this one-of-a-kind destination to learn everything unique about India How did you come up with the concept of Virtual Bharat? From the …

Madiba’s Indian connection

Lovingly called as Madiba, Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela is one of the more significant leaders to shape the world. It is International Nelson Mandela Day on July 18 and Team Culturama takes a look at his special relationship with India • Nelson Mandela met with the Indian cricket team during …

Stay home, Stay Fit

Fitness Guru Jen Thomas shares tips on how to create a ‘home gym’ How often have you heard some enthusiastic trainer say, ‘no gym – no problem’ and all you can do is groan? We now work, eat and socialise exclusively at home. Everyone talks about the ‘new normal,’ but …

STRENGTH IN THE STORM

It is important to have a steady and peaceful mind when you are dealing with turbulent times. Eknath Easwaran shares the power of the mantram My first encounter with an ocean storm came on my way to the United States on the Fulbright exchange program. I sailed from Bombay on …

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

With the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, expats in India are finding it difficult to navigate these testing times, but nonetheless they are staying positive. Team Culturama spoke to a few expats about their experience India is home to several expats who have made this country their home. Through initiatives including …

Education moves beyond classrooms

Madhura Visweswaran, Co-Founder of the Redwood Montessori School Llp, and the Redwood Foundation shares insights into the changing educational landscape Of late, due to the situation we find ourselves in, online education has come to the forefront and is, in some instances, also replacing the classroom experience. I recently read …

Adjusting to the new normal

Devorah Felder, a Lithuanian/South African national who lives in Mumbai, shares her lockdown experience About two months ago, Steve and I suspected that the situation in India would start escalating, prompting us to cancel our spring trip to Dubai the night before we were due to leave. Instead, we travelled …

High on fashion

Sonam Babani is a prominent name in the Indian luxury fashion and travel circuit. Going by the name ‘Fashioneiress’, Sonam has been wearing the influencer sash for almost 6-plus years now and has a strong following of 106K-plus on her social media handles. Sonam is also a blogger and a …

LOVE FOR SARIS AND BIRIYANI

A cheerful personality who will hug you the moment you greet her, Yolanda Amezcua Marin from Mexico is someone who believes in learning about cultures and welcoming changes with open arms. India is more than traditions and cultures, she says while sharing her experiences with Team Culturama The impression of …

Teaching Children What Counts

Parenting is not just about teaching children academics or how to behave but also to help them with tools that will prepare them better for their future. Antara Pandit explores the ways parents can help children understand finances It’s never too early to teach your children about the tool of …