A QUARTERLY DIGITAL MAGAZINE THAT CAPTURES THE COLOUR, CULTURE, AND CHAOS OF INDIA THAT NRIs CRAVE AND MISS…
The magazine is aimed at anyone who wants to be in touch with India and its ethos. The target audience for the magazine includes Indian expatriates globally, Resident Indians & Non-Indians across the globe. The Indian Trumpet is a celebration of India and Indian-ness. Within its pages, it encapsulates things and ideas uniquely Indian from the richness of butter chicken to the colour and boisterousness of Bollywood movies to the cadences of our goosebump-inducing National Anthem to the eternality of the Taj Mahal. Readers continue to share their experiences of leaving Indian shores while retaining their Indian values and the unbroken and unbreakable bonds with India. Our themes have been interesting and unique like celebrating the good ol’ beverage chai, expressing our anger against rising rapes in the country, narrating tales of the charm of the number one, listening to the sounds of Punjab, and of Dilli, plus a lot more. The contents of the magazine aim to paint a vibrant canvas covering a range of subjects – gastronomic, cinematic, literary, architectural, sartorial and musical. It is uniquely Indian in terms of content yet universal in terms of connect. It can be an introduction to the Indian identity for some as well as a nostalgic joyride for others. The packaging and design of the e-zine is traditionally Indian while being contemporary keeping the savviness of our readers in mind. Being web-based, we are accessible from all corners of the world to whoever is curious about India, Indians & Indian-ness.
We launched our debut issue on July 1, 2013.
We can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The editor-founder, Purva Grover, can be reached via e-mail at email@example.com
The Trumpet Blowers
Founder & Editor
“There are times when the laptop misbehaves, fonts get mixed up & writers-photographers miss deadlines, but then there also times when my inbox gets flooded with encouraging words, download speeds improve and colours-words fall into place. It’s this combination of heart-warming moments that keep me going.”
“I look forward to a lovely, long association with The Indian Trumpet family and hope that the journey ahead continues to be enriching and lively. I am a rolling stone that gathers a lot of moss. I write on anything that stimulates my mind and merits comment. These days, I am playing a freelance writer & mommy to two.”
“Writing for The Indian Trumpet has put me in touch with a version of myself that I never knew existed. Taking strands of a time long gone and weaving it into nostalgic tales… it is both heart-wrenching and fulfilling at the same time. Wouldn’t trade it for anything else!”
“I love creating the covers for The Indian Trumpet. Each cover, encapsulating the nostalgia in a celebratory manner, using the colours and patterns that reflect the spirit of India.”
“I am super excited to be part of The Indian Trumpet team. It is an absolute privilege and a humbling experience to have the opportunity to contribute to this awesome magazine!”
“Not many magazines give you the creative freedom to express words that come from within. The Indian Trumpet comes straight from the heart. You know when they say something is a labour of love…this is what it’s like!”
“Horn Ok Please! As a child, the trumpet always fascinated me! With The Indian Trumpet, I’m able to croon a tune of self-discovery, tapping the soul within and discovering various facets of our incredible country! It’s a truly Indian and lovely experience to be one of the Trumpeteers.”
“I love cooking and eating, but mostly I love sharing food. For me, cuisine is a window to one’s culture and what can be a better introduction to Indian food and hospitality than getting a chance to write about it! Through my pieces, I invite one and all to indulge in the aromas, spices and flavours of Indian food.”
“Before I joined the Trumpet I had no idea that there was so much I could create on the very elements of our land, India. Often, as I sketch and paint on the various Trumpet themes, I get nostalgic. It’s a beautiful, colourful experience.”