Kalamandir operates with a vision to foster necessity and accessibility of arts and aesthetics in our day to day social life. We are engaged in constantly supporting, nurturing and disseminating the finer aesthetic sense among individuals, communities, organization s and social groups. Countering the mono culture, we look for a creative, dynamic and diversified environment for the young minds among tribes and non-tribes of Jharkhand – who are fiull of finer senses.
Address : http://kala-mandir.org/art/about-kalamandir.php
Date Visited: Thu Dec 01 2011 16:11:08 GMT+0100 (CET)
Art, Craft, Dance and Music are an integral part of life and traditions in Jharkhand. A large part of the tribal and non-tribal population depends on handicrafts, to make a livelihood.
They use natural resources from the villages. Designs are created from what they see. Their livelihood, recreation, rituals and ceremonies, all reflect their skills, used in these wonderful hand crafted creations.
Artisans are mobilized in their own villages. Programme for Capacity Building with training of Skill Development and upgradation of Technologies to Design Development and finally a Common Facility Centre, producing hundreds of crafts by traditional artisans was launched by Kalamandir 11 years ago. [...]
Now to develop their marketing skills, the Self Help Group of artisans have been brought under one umbrella of a Federation. Artisans design, make and sell their own product from their own address in the heart of Jamshedpur, a premise provided by the TATA STEEL.
Situated in 8,10-N Road Bistupur, Jamshedpur and known as Biponi has now got a complete change over, with support of NABARD.
Source: BIPONI – A Centre of Tribal Handicraft
Address : http://kala-mandir.org/art/showcase/tribal-handicraft.php
Date Visited: Thu Dec 01 2011 16:13:25 GMT+0100 (CET)
Do you ask why??
Hungry stomachs can’t convey joy and a community faced with migration cannot display triumph. [...]
Source: Kalamandir Life Stories
Address : http://kala-mandir.org/art/life-story.php
Date Visited: Thu Dec 01 2011 16:19:26 GMT+0100 (CET)