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With the festival season about to kick off, Xanadu Cafe in Solan has announced the Campers Festival Season 2 for all adventurers. This happening music festival draws music lovers like a moth to its flame and everyone wants to be a part of it. Why not? There’s live music, camping, nature walk, magic show, and everything you’d expect at a tranquil place surrounded on all...

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Healing Himalayas Spreads Out Environmental Awareness Through Graffiti Art Art / Artists / Inspirational

Art is a powerful medium to inspire people, as well as to convey social messages. Recently, Manali-based NGO Healing Himalayas took the initiative to clean and repaint the walls of a dull bus stop shelter in BCS, Shimla. As part of the initiative, the team brought volunteers and various artists together to raise awareness about environmental conditions through art.


Sutej Singh’s High-Sounding Single “Oceans Apart” to Make Huge Waves Artists / Featured / Music

While we all agree that a vocalist (frontman or frontwoman) of a band contributes massively to their identity and overall persona, there are certain musicians that prove they don’t need a vocalist to rock. Sutej Singh, Solan-based guitarist and composer, is one such musician who lets his music do the talking. You’ll know it once you hear his high-sounding first single “Oceans Apart” from the...

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15-year-old boy from Kinnaur has built electricity-generating shoes Inspirational / Offbeat

While researchers in various fields are focusing on alternative ways to harness energy in an environmentally-friendly manner, Harshul Rattan Vikramaditya Negi, a 15-year-old boy from Himachal Pradesh, has built electricity-generating shoes to charge devices. A specially designed device resides in the footwear to harnesses the kinetic energy as people walk.


Campers Festival by Xanadu ExPdi unites music and nature lovers Artists / Music

With the coming advent of festival season, this year’s Campers Festival, hosted by Xanadu ExPdi – Expeditions and Diaries, is particularly well timed. This is a two day event, i.e. October 1st and 2nd, at the Xanadu Cafe, Solan – a delightful venue where music and nature lovers will unite for a fully immersive experience.


A look at the journey of Shimla’s rising star filmmaker – Siddharth Chauhan Interview

Besides scenic terrains, Shimla is a home to many talented people tapping their creative potential. Siddharth Chauhan, Shimla-based emerging filmmaker, is one skilled person who’s moving confidently in the direction of his dreams. His latest short film ‘Pashi’ has become the talk of the town since it has made it to the Oscar qualifying festival – i.e. Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) to be...

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Shimla-based filmmaker’s short film makes it to Oscar qualifying festival Art

Siddharth Chauhan, the award-winning independent filmmaker from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, has made it to ‘Oscar Qualifying Film Festival’ for his latest regional short film: PASHI. It is the only film from India to have been selected for the screening at the prestigious Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIFF) 2017, which is to be held in August in the United States.


Melomaniac – Music event bringing local musicians and music fans together Artists / Music

Despite many talented musicians and artists in Himachal, there are very few events or platforms to provide them the recognition they deserve. But Melomaniac, a music event organised by Solan-based band Artha, aims to bring together local musicians and audiences with a love for different music genres like metal, classical, hip-hop, rock etc. The event kicks off at 4.00 P.M. on 26th July at MC...

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Whimsical treehouse in Shimla resembles something out of a fairy tale Design

Have you ever wished to escape the bustling city life and live in a tranquil treehouse in the woods? Well, you can actually live your fantasy in this amazing treehouse in Fagu, a hill resort located around 22 km away from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Designed and owned by a local resident, Sandeep Singh, this whimsical treehouse is perched on four deodar trees.



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