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Jharna Kadarka from Odisha has been nominated for International Photography & Painting Exhibition

Retro Kolkata Magazine, a renowned publication dedicated to preserving and promoting the essence of vintage Kolkata, is thrilled to announce Jharana Kadraka as the selected photographer for their upcoming International Photography and Painting exhibition. The exhibition is scheduled to take place from June 16 to June 18 at Arts Acre in Newtown, Kolkata.

Jharana Kadraka, hailing from the beautiful state of Odisha, specifically Koraput, has been chosen for her unique perspective and passion for capturing moments, particularly those showcasing the tribal traditional lifestyle. Although not a professional photographer, Jharana's love for photography has driven her to explore and encapsulate the essence of tribal communities in her work.

Having pursued mass communication from the esteemed Central University of Odisha, Jharana currently works with the CYSD organization as a livelihood export. This opportunity provided by Retro Kolkata Magazine has given her the chance to exhibit her photographic talents and share her deep-rooted passion with the world.

Expressing her gratitude, Jharana Kadraka said, "My name is Jharana Kadraka, and I am thrilled and honored to have been selected by Retro Kolkata for this prestigious exhibition. I would like to thank Retro Kolkata for providing me with this wonderful opportunity to showcase my work and share my passion for photography with the world. Through my photographs, I aim to highlight the captivating tribal traditional lifestyle that holds a special place in my heart."

The International Photography and Painting exhibition organized by Retro Kolkata Magazine has garnered a reputation for showcasing exceptional talent and preserving the cultural heritage of Kolkata. This year's event promises to be no different, featuring an array of awe-inspiring photographs and paintings that reflect the diversity and richness of the city's culture.

Visitors to the exhibition will have the privilege of witnessing Jharana Kadraka's evocative photographs capturing the essence of tribal traditions and the beauty of their everyday lives. Through her lens, Jharana's work presents an opportunity to appreciate and cherish the rich cultural heritage of the tribal communities in Odisha.

Retro Kolkata Magazine invites photography and art enthusiasts, as well as the general public, to join them at Arts Acre in Newtown, Kolkata, from June 16 to June 18, for this remarkable International Photography and Painting exhibition. This event will serve as a celebration of art, culture, and the creative spirit that continues to flourish in the vibrant city of Kolkata.

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We are thrilled to announce the upcoming 'AURA 2024 - The International Photography & Art Exhibition and Grand Felicitation Ceremony', following the resounding success of last year's event. This prestigious gathering will be held at Kolkata's renowned 'Nazrul Tirtha' Art Gallery (Action Area I, Newtown, Kolkata 700156) from January 13 to January 21, 2024. The event promises an international stage for artists and photographers handpicked globally to display their masterpieces alongside the mesmerizing works of esteemed artists from over 25 participating countries, all under the spotlight of national media.

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