Welcome to Culturopedia
India is an ancient, but a continuing civilization. Various streams have flown into it to lend a unique character to its people and their history and cultural evolution. Culturopedia.com aims to bring you closer to understanding the 5000-year old ancient culture and heritage of India, as well as introduce you to the modern India and what constitutes it.
Culturopedia is an Encyclopaedia of India’s Art and Culture, its Heritage and Customs & Traditions. It tries to expose you to the various facets of the culture and heritage of India, its customs and people, arts, crafts and architectural styles.
This website on India covers well-researched articles on the National Symbols of India, Indian Architecture and Sculpture, Arts & Crafts of India, Indian Cinema, Theatre in India, Indian Music and Dance, Painting in India, Performing arts of India, Fashion industry in India, Fairs & Festivals of India, Religions of India, Languages and Literature of India, Tribes of India, Honours & Awards, Institutions & organisations of cultural importance and India’s famous personalities.
The well-researched articles on Culturopedia.com would also prove to be very useful to all those who are preparing for Civil Services Examination or other such competitive exams where questions on Indian art and culture form a critical component of the examinations.
Socio-Cultural Institutions in India – All India Radio, Allahabad Museum, Bharat Bhavan, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies, Dairatul-Maarifil-Osmania, Darul Musannifeen, Darul-Uloom, Deoband, Department of Culture, Doordarshan and Directorate of Film Festivals.
Among the renowned architects & sculptors of India mention may be made of Balakrishna Doshi, Charles Correa, Jashu Shilpi and Raj Rewal. Raj Rewell designed the Asian Games Village between 1980-1982.
If you have unanswered questions on India’s pluralistic society, its rich cultural diversity and its ancient civilization, art and culture or if you want to know about the history of Bollywood, Indian music and dance, Indian languages and literature, Indian religions, tourist places, its diverse cuisine and many interesting facts on India, then this is the right place for you. Just jump to the contents.