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Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

  Mumbai: Mumbai’s Art Deco buildings, believed to be the world’s second largest collection after Miami, were added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List on Saturday alongside the city’s better-known Victorian Gothic architecture. A not-for-profit team of enthusiasts are in the process of documenting every single one but they estimate there may be more than 200 across [...]

January 2, 2019 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List The majority of these buildings were built on reclaimed land between the early 1930s and early 1950s and are clustered together in the southern part of the city. Mumbai | Agence France-Presse | Updated: June 30, 2018 15:43 IST  Share EMAIL PRINT 2COMMENTS The [...]

December 17, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Mumbai’s Iconic Victorian And Art Deco Buildings In UNESCO Heritage List

UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site

UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site

UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site It was a euphoric day for Mumbai on Saturday. Fourteen years after the idea was first mooted, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) finally declared the city’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles, straddling two heritage precincts of Fort and [...]

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Historic England to relist Oscar Wilde’s home and others with gay heritage

Historic England to relist Oscar Wilde’s home and others with gay heritage

The homes of Oscar Wilde, Benjamin Britten and Anne Lister, a woman considered the “first modern lesbian”, are being relisted as part of a gay history project undertaken by Historic England. The heritage organisation has also announced that the grave of Amelia Edwards, a Victorian novelist and Egyptologist, is to be given listed status for [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Historic England to relist Oscar Wilde’s home and others with gay heritage

Eclectic Mixture of Historical Heritage and Trendy Modernism at Palazzo Ducale Mantova

Eclectic Mixture of Historical Heritage and Trendy Modernism at Palazzo Ducale Mantova

Art, luxury and eclectic mixture of historical heritage and trendy modernism – an amazing renovation of Italian apartment – a project by Key Cucine, in collaboration with Benedini Associati. The magnificent arches, frescos, columns and gallery-like exposition of Palazzo Ducale a Mantova historical building are undoubtedly the first impression and focal point for any observer. But [...]

August 30, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Eclectic Mixture of Historical Heritage and Trendy Modernism at Palazzo Ducale Mantova

Smriti Irani’s #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India’s textile heritage

Smriti Irani’s #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India’s textile heritage

On 1 August, the new textiles minister Smriti Z Irani kicked off a “Selfie with handlooms” campaign on social media. Promoted with the hashtag “#IWearHandloom” on Facebook and Twitter, Irani launched the movement by posting a photo of herself in a royal blue Bihari silk, and tagged peers like Devendra Fadnavis, Kiran Bedi, Anandiben Patel [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Smriti Irani’s #IWearHandloom campaign is the latest effort to revive India’s textile heritage

Unesco adds three Indian locations to its World Heritage Sites list

Unesco adds three Indian locations to its World Heritage Sites list

Sikkim’s Khangchendzonga National Park on Sunday became the latest Indian addition to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s list of World Heritage Sites. Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex and the ruins of Nalanda Mahavira in Bihar were added to the list earlier, at the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee underway in Istanbul. With [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Unesco adds three Indian locations to its World Heritage Sites list

Four new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Four new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Istanbul, Turkey, 17 July—The World Heritage Committee this morning inscribed four new sites on the World Heritage List: the transnational serial site of The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, Switzerland), along with sites in Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil and India. Today’s inscription [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Four new sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

Delhi to showcase heritage, promote tourism at intl fests

Delhi to showcase heritage, promote tourism at intl fests

In order to promote the national capital’s heritage and culture on foreign soil and attract more international tourists, the Delhi government has proposed to participate in a number of events which will be organized in London,Berlin and other cities of the world this year. Besides, the Arvind Kejriwal government has also plans to participate in [...]

April 3, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Delhi to showcase heritage, promote tourism at intl fests