Thursday, February 19, 2015

Queens Mansion Kolkata


Galstaun Mansion or more popularly Queens Mansion, have the distinction of being the largest mansion in Calcutta. Completed in 1923, it has a large frontage and from its roof splendid views of Calcutta and the river beyond can be obtained. The Mansion is a synthesis of Renaissance architecture, Baroque and Rococo within the city walls. The Mansion was built in the place of existing buildings.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Academy of Fine Arts

Academy of Fine Arts

The Academy of Fine Arts in Cathedral Road was inaugurated in 1933, to develop a modern educational institution of the arts that could satisfy the new requirements of the applied arts. It has a room where they are exposed sketches and paintings of the poet Tagore. It has an auditorium where they are organized plays and ballets. Academy of Fine Arts is a type of institution of higher learning, dedicated to the art visual and applied art. The academies may grant academic degrees for the first level equivalent to graduation and second level equivalent to Masters, while they are being depleted the old order of four-year degrees to the already treated for the purposes of public competitions and teaching.

Monday, February 16, 2015

Kolkata Shiva Lingam

The Shiva Lingam is a stone whose beneficial effects on the person and use for ritual purposes dates back to ancient times. The Shiva Lingam contain the highest vibration of all stones on earth. They give off a vibe that cleanses your sacred space or home. The stone represents both the male energy that the feminine energy: its shape represents the male aspect of creation, while the signs on it, a shade of brown that tends to red, are considered auspicious and symbolize Yoni, the female aspect of creation.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Kolkata Valentine Day

San Valentino, also known as Saint Valentine in Terni or Valentine from Interamna, was a bishop Roman, martyr. Venerated as a saint by the Catholic Church, by the Orthodox and later by the Anglican Church , is considered the patron saint of lovers and protector of epileptics.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Kalakand Bengal

Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet reputed for its exquisite taste, made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It is a very popular sweetmeat in Bengal. As is the case in almost all Asian cuisines, even in India there is a strict separation of the flow unlike using a western, which includes appetizers, dishes, etc, everything is served on the board of India at the same time, including desserts. 

Monday, January 26, 2015

Birla Planetarium Kolkata

The Birla Planetarium of Kolkata is an educational museum building with a dome, within which a planetarium projects the image of the heavenly bodies and their movements in the sky. Birla Planetarium is the largest planetarium in Asia and the second in the world. It was inaugurated in 1963 by the Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru. A great place for children to learn about the space in a fun, MP Birla Planetarium is the largest of its kind in India. Along with the models of the solar system, has a series of films every day that explains the mysteries of space so children can understand.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Republic Day Kolkata

Air Show republic day kolkata

The Indian Republic Day is celebrated on January 26 each year to commemorate the birth of the Republic. One of the highlights of the festival is the grand parade and celebrations aiming to bring together all the diversity of its various regions to form one colourful collage that represents the true spirit of the state. The parade is broadcast across the state on radio and television and serves as one of the biggest attractions of the day.