Category Archives: Culture

Music at SOI
Music is the art of combining vocal and instrumental sounds in harmonious and expressive ways. World Music Day, also known as Fete de la Musique was a music festival, which beganin France in 1982. French Minister of Culture Jack Lang conceived the idea in 1981. Since then the day has been celebrated every year as the World Music Day. Continue reading

Music at SOI

Music at School Of India

We all uphold certain moral values in life, don’t we? Although we belong to different countries, states and regions, represent diverse cultures and religions, fundamentally we believe in many principles of life that are very similar in nature; like, brotherhood, kindness, sincerity, honesty and integrity etc. And if we look back, these values, deeply rooted within us, were sowed when we were children. And the values we cherish the most were taught through stories. Continue reading

Moral Values of Life as Taught in Indian Mythology

Ethics and Moral Values of Life as Taught in Indian Mythology

Sipping a large Starbucks Coffee at Heathrow airport, I am thrilled that I have a five hour halt before I board my next flight to Washington DC. While most people would shop at Duty Free stores or window shop at designer outlets, I prefer to ‘People Gaze’. The farewells and the welcomes, the rushes and the waits have provided me with mesmerizing opportunities to study people and behaviors. Continue reading

Preserving Cultural Heritage

Our Rich and Varied Heritage – Why do we need to preserve it?