Madhubani Painting

  • Rich display of heritage begins at 'Bihar Mahotsav' April 26, 2014

    Amid strains of thumri, colourful folk performances and aroma of traditional cuisine, the threeday 'Bihar Mahotsav' kicked off in the national capital. The festival organised jointly by Department of Art, Culture and Youth, Government of Bihar, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Bihar Lalit Kala Akademi opened on Friday evening with the rendition...
  • Bihar: People paint gods on trees to save them from being cut January 18, 2013

    Madhubani: Green activists in Mithilanchal in Bihar have come up with a bright new idea of preventing deforestation. They've started painting the Madhubani painting, featuring gods and goddesses on tree trunks. Gods and goddesses adorn the canvas on tree trunks across the highway and this is a unique initiative, started...
  • Bihar patenting Madhubani paintings, Shahi litchis December 30, 2007

    Patna: The famous Madhubani painting of Bihar is now an exclusive brand as it has been registered under the provisions of Global Indications (GI) Act for patenting. "The Madhubani painting of Bihar is the first item to be registered under the GI Act for patenting," said the representative of United...