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    Kerala’s folk art festival ‘Utsavam’ off to vibrant start

    The post Kerala’s folk art festival ‘Utsavam’ off to vibrant start appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Showcasing the best of Kerala’s vibrant folk and ritualistic art traditions, the seven-day cultural festival ‘Utsavam 2021’ has got off to a colourful start, featuring hundreds of artistes in 30 venues across the state. Leading folklore artists representing various traditions were honoured at the function with the Utsavam Puraskaram. The festival offers a venue for scores of performers representing a wide variety of folk, tribal and ethnic traditions that flourished in different parts of the state. This year, the event assumes added significance as it has come as a big…

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    How this resort is promoting the art of reuniting in Bali

    The post How this resort is promoting the art of reuniting in Bali appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. As we look forward to when the world re-opens for travel, who we’re with is just as important as where we go. Tanah Gajah, a resort by Hadiprana, in Bali has created a stay package that makes the best of both. The Art of Reuniting, a limited-time buyout offer has been designed to bring extended family, friends or even co-workers together, who may have been separated due to the pandemic. The spacious resort, moored among the rice paddies of Ubud, features twenty individual villas that are spread out…

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    India’s elite heads to the Maldives to escape the Covid crisis – Art & Culture

    As Indian hospitals forfeit and cremation centres run out of space, the country’s rich overlook the scenes from their Maldives-bound private jets. This is nothing extraordinary, economic inequality is the least surprising thing about the hyper-globalised 21st century, but its neo-liberal ideals manifest in a reality the eyes beg to shy away from. Out of embarrassment, or fear, you ask? We’ll let you decide. The South Asian archipelagic state of the Maldives was a popular tourist destination before the pandemic, and as borders re-opened after initial scares, it was quick to climb back up to the top. Only that this time, the ones carrying the destination back to its lost…