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Festivals

When Murshidabad celebrates history through a festival

Spanning from past to present

Haalkhata, the intrinsic Poila Baisakh tradition

How Haalkhata is important to Bengal’s trade circuit even to...

Poila Baisakh is never complete without a Panjika

Tale of that small pink book and loads of funny information!

440-year old Basanti Puja of Bagbazar Haldar Bari

How the 1,000-year-old idol was unearthed

Why was Saraswati Puja celebrated in brothels of old Kolkata?

Babus of the city held this puja for their mistresses

Chandannagar Bidhansabha Utsav felicitates town stalwarts

Where cultures merge and ‘people’ meet

Celebrate convergence of all communities at Milan Utsav!

The festival that rings in the true essence of Bengal

First ever Chandernagore Bidhansabha Utsav 2019

Come, celebrate at the erstwhile French colony

Not just a holy dip! 

Tracing the historical journey of Gangasagar

Poush Sankranti Dhaka and Sylheti style!

Not with pithe, but with Shakrainkites and mera-merighar

Enjoy a mix of Rabindrasangeet and Chinese music

At Nicco Park’s special Chinese illumination festival  ...

Spreading joy through Christmas Carols

This Christmas enjoy the carols

Best Durga images of 2018

Clicked by GB readers

Peep into 300-year-old Chandannagar’s Mondal Bari Puja

Get to know of their unique Kalabou ritual

Special panta bhog offered to Maa Durga in Bakulia House

GB brings a different bhog spread of a Bonedi Bari Durga Puja

Gone are the days when Puja barshikis carried a pujo fragrance

Puja barshiki releases set way ahead in July, have lost their attr...

Z’s Precinct Trunk or a Pandora’s Box?

GB was present at an exciting pre-puja Trunk Show

The house that celebrates Durga Puja with patriotic songs

Rare Puja rituals of Kolkata’s Hathkhola Dutta Bari

Pujor Gaan: Do music albums still create a stir during Durga Puja?...

GB traces the musical trends this Durga Puja from Asha Bhonsle to ...

From the Andarmahal of Sovabazar Rajbari Durga Puja

The first family Durga Puja of Kolkata

Which kurta will you don this Durga Puja?

Check out the latest trends in kurtas and Panjabi this year

Which nine-yards will drape you this Durga Puja

Check out the latest trends in sarees this year

‘All-Women’ Hindustan Club celebrates feminine power o...

What is brewing this year at Hindustan Club?

Look out for jewellery trends this Pujo

City-based jewellery designers speak on hot trends

The 447-year-old Haldarbari pujo of Baghbazar

The Kashtipathar idol was acquired through a dream

GB brings rare rituals of Cossimbazar Rajbari Durga Pujo

More than 280 years old, Cossimbazar Pujo is a treat to the eyes ...

 ‘Power of Wind’ to be showcased at Ajeya Sanhati...

How air pollution is killing millions across the world

Discovering ‘Eternal Depth’ this year with Talapark Pr...

Aaro gobhire jao and explore unknown mysteries

What is the theme at Naktala Udayan Sangha this year?

What is the theme at Naktala Udayan Sangha this year?

Top 5 Rathyatra Melas of Kolkata

Food, birds, saplings and that childhood cookery set!

Making of the ISKCON Rath this year

How is the famous ISKCON Rath of Kolkata made and when does it sta...

Wishing for some weekend peace? Where to go to?

Weekends are not just about parties, it is also about unwinding

From Rabindra Jayanti to Kolkata’s political heritage  ...

GB brings an extensive event calendar for the week

How a Brahmo celebrated Saraswati Puja

She was invited to every puja of her neighbourhood

A village Saraswati Puja with a difference

Memoirs of a Saraswati Puja long lost

Saraswati Puja where Muslim students participate

This village school puja is a symbol of communal harmony

Musical parade at Kolkata Christmas Carnival

School children will parade down Park Street

What has Kolkata in store this Christmas season?

Kolkata’s unique Christmas flavour

Kolkata Christmas Carnival showcases global cuisine!

You will be spoilt for choice at the carnival!

GB’s Christmas Weekend Calendar

From Arijit Singh concert to Jingle & Mingle, do not miss the ...

What is so new about New Market this Christmas?

Nothing new, the same old-world charm

Irani chai? Whiskey chai? Kahwah?

Have it at Kolkata’s One-stop Tea Stop