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New Delhi, April 28, 2017: Interpretation is not just a matter of words, it involves providing clarity around a culture. An upcoming festival here will give knowledge of various dialects which are translated or will be interpreted in not so distant future.

The day-long celebration, “Apeejay Language Festival”, devoted to the universe of translations at Oxford Bookstore, will see a participation from authors and publishers of Hindi, English, Spanish, French and Urdu books like Vani Prakashan, Cerventes, Institut Francais, Westland Books, Hindustaani Awaaz and many others.

The event on April 29 is expected to commend to the quintessential spirit of various known as well as unknown languages.

It will draw in, an intellectual group of onlookers with sessions on different points with interest from famous senior and youthful authors, publishers, artists and specialists, the organisers said in a statement released on Friday.

The celebration will begin with a session “Yeh Dil Mange More” wherein the author of “The Zoya Factor”, “Battle of Bittora” and “Baz”, Anuja Chauhan will discuss the interpretations of her books, they said.

It will be taken ahead by all the more fascinating sessions like “Urdu into English: What readers want” a talk with prominent gathering of publishers clarifying the requirements of ardent readers and their requests which is a need to be satisfied.

“Unscripted: The dynamics of Oral Traditions” will be founded on the overlooked dialects and other tribal or rural languages which are either never documented or are still to be known.

The festival will also have the launch of a French book, “Incarnat” that has been translated into English.

It will be concluded by the Hindi translated interlude of a Spanish Play, “Biscay Ka Behroopiya” to be staged by Octave Foundation and melodic execution by famous traditional entertainer Ujwal Nagar. (IANS)

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This article suggests you a list of eight trendy rakhis that are sure to bring a beaming smile on your brother’s face

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6 Trendy Rakhis That Will Leave Your Brother Surprised This Raksha Bandhan
6 Trendy Rakhis That Will Leave Your Brother Surprised This Raksha Bandhan. flickr

The auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan celebrates the ever-lasting bond between brothers and sisters. And, every year it comes, it makes the sibling bond between brothers and sisters stronger. Isn’t it? While the preparation for this festival begins, sisters get busy in finding the best rakhis for their brothers. And, since this task of finding the best and trendiest rakhis is quite stressful, this article suggests you a list of eight trendy rakhis that are sure to bring a beaming smile on your brother’s face.

 

The Sandalwood Rakhi

Rakhis made of sandalwood never go out of style as these are considered auspicious for any religious ceremony. Also, because rakhis made with other types of materials can often lead to allergy, the sandalwood rakhi becomes the safest choice. Sandalwood rakhis are usually designed with elements like cotton, flowers, or silk which add a traditional touch in one’s Raksha Bandhan celebrations.

 

The Minions Rakhi

Among the kids rakhi designs, the minions’ rakhis are the most popular one. These are a hit among the children as these look super cute. So, if you have little kid in your house who is a huge fan of the ‘Despicable me’ characters then, this rakhi is sure to bring a million dollar smile on his or her face.

 

The Zardosi Rakhi

When it comes to celebrating the festival of Raksha Bandhan in a traditional way, Zardosi rakhis make a popular choice. Zardosi rakhis are typical ethnic rakhis designed with zari thread which comes in shades of gold and silver. These rakhis resemble the royalty and look stunning in appearance. So, celebrate this Raksha Bandhan in an ethnic way with zardosi rakhis.

Rakhi
Rakhi. Flickr

The Turquoise Stone Rakhi

The turquoise stone rakhis represent royalty and elegance. There are usually designed with a central motif which is decorated with a turquoise color stone and outlined with silver linings. These rakhis can be also personalized with the initials of the recipient. Also, turquoise stones rakhis are just loved by boys.

 

The Bracelet Rakhi

Bracelet rakhis are in high demand nowadays as boys prefer wearing bracelets than threads on their wrists. These rakhis also make a great style statement and these kinds of rakhis are something that your brother would like to flaunt on his wrist. Bracelet rakhis also complement every type of attire, whether ethnic or western.

 

The Musical Rakhi

Musical rakhis are ideal for children. Apart from all sort of cartoon rakhis, a musical rakhi makes a unique rakhi for the kids. However, these are one of the most expensive rakhis

Musical Rakhi is also a designer rakhi in an interesting shape of musical instruments like a guitar or a piano or teddy bear. Kids just love Musical Rakhis and hence they make one of the trendiest rakhis.

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Rakhi gifts for sister. flickr

Also read: August 7 is Rakshabandhan: Hindu Festival that Celebrates Brother-Sister Bond can be traced back to Indus Valley Civilization

These were some of the trediest rakhis that you can dhop for your brother on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. These rakhis are easily available on gift shops, markets, and online gift portals. However, if you want a good quality of rakhi then, you should prefer buying them from reputed gift portals.