Balajan Beowa’s Ramayana

"How many Ramayanas? Three hundred? Three thousand? Here is one" - A. K. Ramanujan The epic, Ramayana, is a collective heritage of South & South East Asia. This epic exists as religious and secular text in several languages and cultures. Chulalongkorn University , Culture Monks & Soundacross are delighted to present an intercultural performance based … Continue reading Balajan Beowa’s Ramayana


crisis of civilisation : a musical featuring mohiner ghoraguli

In Rabindranath Tagore's last speech before death, Crisis of Civilisation, he summarized his take on what was the real crisis the world was facing: Nationalism and its various nefarious avatars.

Tracing the path of Tagore's political life, this is a play involving acting, narration and his own musical work. A bio-pic of a kind.

cafe philo july session : from buddha to kolkata

Cafe Philo July session presents a medley of talk, performance & poetry We are delighted to invite students of Chulalongkorn University, Thailand to participate in this session. The session will be held at Alliance francaise du Bengale on July 5, 2018 from 5 : 30 pm - 8 : 30 pm. The session is free … Continue reading cafe philo july session : from buddha to kolkata

open call for transArt . 2 – the river

transArt is back again. This time on a river cruise on the Hoogly. Delighted to announce the next edition of transArt - called ''The River' on the Hoogly river cruise on Jan 21, 2018, If you are a performance artists, musician or a poet or or would like to do an installation for the evening, … Continue reading open call for transArt . 2 – the river

digambarim : a performance

Culture Monks is delighted to present a ´kathaḱoli´ interdisciplinary storytelling performance - DIGAMBARIM , at the West Bengal Theatre academy´s annual theatre festival. দিগম্বরীম মানুষের দুটি অস্তিত্ব । একটি অন্তরের, একটি বাইরের । প্রায় তারা একে অপরের সাথে মিলে গিয়ে, পাল্টে দেয় জীবনের যাপন চিত্র । একটি পুরুষ তার বিভ্রান্তি ও সংকট নিয়ে আশ্রয় নেয় … Continue reading digambarim : a performance

preview of ´une soiree pleine d´histoires (an evening of stories) 2017 – the stories & their tellers !!

The 2017 edition of An Evening of Stories features a wide range of stories, all of them from women storytellers, touching on issues of existentialism, parenting, class struggle & relationships.