Art & Culture Current Affairs - 2020

Budget 2020: Caring Society: Women and Child, Social Welfare, Culture & Tourism, Env & Climate Change

On February 1, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Budget 2020 on three main themes. The third theme of the budget is Caring Society. Under this theme, the GoI allocated budget to Women and Child, Social Welfare and Tourism, Environment and Climate Change. The Budget allocated for the above sections of the society Read More…

10 Monuments to be open for public from sunrise till 9 PM

Union Culture and Tourism Minister of State (independent charge) Prahlad Patel announced that 10 centrally protected monuments across India will be open to public from sunrise till 9 p.m. Currently gates of most monuments are closed for visitors by 5:30-6 pm. Key Highlights Change in timings will be effective for a period of 3 years. Read More…

Jaipur listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Walled City of Jaipur, known for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, made an official entry into UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site list. The decision was taken at 43rd session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee, underway in Azerbaijan from June 20 up to July 10. During this Read More…

Seong-Jin Cho wins 2015 International Frederic Chopin Piano competition

South Korea’s Seong-Jin Cho has won the prestigious 17th international Frederic Chopin Piano competition. This year’s competition was held in Poland’s capital Warsaw and around 78 young pianists took part from 20 different countries. Charles Richard-Hamelin from Canada won the second prize and was followed by Kate Liu of the United States at third place. Read More…