International and Comparative Librarianship

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Saturday, November 09, 2013

Inspirations 2013 to celebrate Tagore’s cultural heritage, Nov 9th

As we all know, Asia’s first ever Nobel Laureate was Rabindranath Tagore, and this year, 2013, marks the centenary of that historic event.

A series of events has been held all year long to commemorate the multiple talents of this gifted son of India.
And now, come Nov 9, the Tagore Anniversary Celebrations Committee, Toronto, presents Inspirations 2013, that promises a richness of art and culture from South Asia for Toronto’s multicultural, English-speaking audiences.
Inspirations will celebrate those aspects of Tagore’s thought that are universal and contemporary, and will bring together professional artists from India and Canada along with 60-plus young, local performers from diverse cultural and artistic backgrounds,” says spokesperson Ananya Mukherjee-Reed.
Tagore was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913. But well beyond literature, his talents encompassed a wide swathe. continue reading: 

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