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The paintings depict the city's palaces, lakes, and mountains, as well as scenes of royal festivals, hunting expeditions, and the monsoons. The artists who created these paintings used a variety of techniques, including opaque watercolor, to create stunningly detailed images that capture the beauty and grandeur of Udaipur.

A Splendid Land is a revelatory exhibition that offers visitors a new understanding of Indian art and a fresh appreciation for the natural beauty of Udaipur. The show is on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art from June 3 to September 10, 2023.

Exhibition A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur

Traditional Craft Stall

The Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) has been preserving and promoting living heritage since 1969. In an effort to nurture further talent and reinforce the importance of historic forms of art and craft, the MMCF traces craftspeople practicing traditional art and craft forms and inspires them to combine their craft with modern and contemporary style. This creates new interpretations of ancient art and craft forms as practiced in Mewar.

Under the objectives of Culture and Heritage Promotion, the MMCF organizes art and crafts seminars and festivals for master-craftsmen to showcase their traditional offerings. These events have been organized on various occasions in the past to support and promote traditional art and craft forms.

The MMCF is committed to preserving and promoting the living heritage of Mewar. By supporting traditional art and craft forms, the MMCF is helping to ensure that these important cultural traditions are passed on to future generations.

On the 16th and 17th of June, Mr. Rajesh Mogiya displayed his marble and soapstone carving skills at Choumukha, The Zenana Mahal, The City Palace Udaipur. The event was organized by the Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation (MMCF) as part of their ongoing efforts to preserve and promote living heritage. Mr. Mogiya is a master craftsman who has been practicing marble and soapstone carving for over 30 years. During the event, Mr. Mogiya demonstrated the entire process of marble and soapstone carving, from the designing to the chiselling to the buffing. He also answered questions from the visitors about his work.

Mr. Rajesh Mogiya demonstrated the process of marble and soapstone carving

Birth Anniversary celebrations of the Maharanas of Mewar

The 280th Birth Anniversary of Maharana Raj Singh II was celebrated on 03rd May, 2023 by Maharana of Mewar Charitable Foundation. This is according to the Vikram Samvat Calendar dated Vaishakh Shukla Trayodashi 1800 (Gregorian calendar 1743 CE).

Maharana Raj Singh II was the 64th Shri Ekling Diwan of Mewar, and he ruled from 1810 to 1817. He was born on Vaishakh Shukla 13, 1800, and he was the only son of Maharana Pratap Singh II.

Maharana Raj Singh II was a brave and capable warrior. He led the Mewar army in several battles against the Marathas, and he was victorious in most of them. He also built several forts and temples in Mewar, and he is credited with restoring the Mewar kingdom to its former glory.

However, Maharana Raj Singh II's reign was also marked by tragedy. He died at a young age in 1817.

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