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23/08/2019
6:00 pm
Gita Govinda, a dance and music festival on the occasion of Krishnashtami

August 23, 2019 – 
Mohiniyattam by Bharati Shivaji & Centre for Mohiniyattam
Vocal by Ustad Wasifudin Dagar
Odissi by Ranjana Gauhar & Ranjana Dance Academy

August 25, 2019 – 
Manipuri by Guru Singhajit Singh, Charu Sija Mathur & Manipuri Nrityashram
Carnatic Vocal by Sudha Raghuraman
Kathak by Shovana Narayan & Asavari Repertory


Venue:  IGNCA, Auditorium, CV mess, Janpath, New Delhi
23/08/2019
5:30 pm
Film Screening - Hindu Nectar: Spiritual Wanderings in India

A daughter’s journey distilling the nectar of the stories and songs she heard as a child – weaving ancient texts in the fabric of modern life, rediscovering the land of her childhood, absorbed from her mother. The film creates an experiential rendering of one of the earth’s oldest spiritual traditions.

Director: Ms. Akanksha Joshi; Duration: 49 minutes

Contact No – 23388815 (Media Centre)


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi
23/08/2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Documentary Screening - From Piety to Plenty: A documentary on Dharmasthala

Dharmasthala is situated on the Western Ghats of southern Karnataka. For several millennia, Lord Mañjunātha has been worshipped in the form of liṅga. The film focuses on the convergence of rituals – showcasing rock-temples and classical elements in the folk deities or Śiva gaṇa of Dharmasthala. The film gives a glimpse of the ecclesiastical deliberations, gurukula, conservation of heritage manuscripts and museum artefacts. It is a tribute to Dharmasthala, the land of devotion, sectarian truthfulness, tolerance, patronage and justice.

Director: Shri Mahesh Tiwari; Duration: 36 minutes


Contact No –
080-23212320/56 (Regional Centre, Bengaluru)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Regional Centre, Bengaluru, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru, Karnataka
18/08/2019
5:30 pm
Sattriya Baithak


Contact No –
  9968255999 (Kaladarsana Division)


Venue:  Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, IGNCA, New Delhi
18/08/2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Public talk on "Gandhi and India's Civilizational Future"

By Mr. Tridip Suhrud and Prof. Vinay Lal


Contact No –
9850113168


Venue:  Museum of Goa, Plot No. 79, Pilerne Industrial Estate, Pilerne, Bardez – 403511
16/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Voice of Art -An Inter-School Art Exhibition on the theme , Fata Poster Nikla Hero

Nirmal Bhartia School presents

Contact No – 9646017481 (Shri Jitender)


Venue:  Twin Art Gallery, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
14/08/2019
5:00 pm
Independence Day

On the eve of Independence Day – ‘ Freedom as envisaged by Gandhiji’- A talk by Prof. Mohammed Ahammed is being organised at ***Sree Swami Anandatheertha Ashramam, Payyannur.

***(This is the place where on January 12, 1934 Gandhiji visited and a school was started by Swami Ananda Thirtha by planting a mango sapling. The Mango tree still stands there as a symbol of Independence)

Contact No – 0487 – 2977148 (Regional Centre, Thrissur)


Venue:  Sree Swami Anandatheertha Ashramam, Payyannur, Kannur, Kerala
14/08/2019
4:00 pm
Lecture -The timeless tradition of Folk and Tribal Art: Past , Present and Future Scope

Lecture by Prof. Aditya Kumar Jha
(as part of its monthly lecture series)


Venue:  Department of Tribal Studies, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi
10/08/2019
10:00 am
Introductory Class for PG Diploma Course in Manuscriptology and Palaeography

Contact No – 080-23212320/56 (Regional Centre, Bengaluru)


Venue:  Regional Centre, Bengaluru, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru, Karnataka
09/08/2019
5:30 pm
Film Screening: Leela in Kheriya

IGNCA FILM CIRCLE SCREENING, NEW DELHI- 2nd & 4th Friday of every month

Leela in Kheriya is a feature length documentary film based on the Ramlila tradition of village Kheriya near Firozabad town, known for its glass and bangle factories. Kheriya Ramlila is one of the finest examples of India’s composite culture. The film portrays the eternal human quest for self-realization through an exploration of personal life histories of actors and residents of Kheriya, for whom the Ramlila stage becomes a site of healing and self-recovery.

Director: Prof. Molly Kaushal; Duration: 53 minutes

Contact No – 23388815 (Media Centre)


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi
09/08/2019
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Documentary Screening - Brhadisvara Temple Thanjavur - Mahakumbha Abhishekam

Thanjavur, Bṛhadīśvara Temple was built of granite by Rājarāja Coḷa (CE 995–1010) to honour Śiva as Adavallan – an accomplished dancer with his various manifestations. It has a central shrine 150 ft square, a Vimāna 200 ft high, a huge inner courtyard 250 X 500 ft, wall paintings done under Nāyakas, and 108 dance poses of Śiva.

The temple is sanctified periodically at a twelve-year interval, by a celebration of Mahākumbhābhiṣekam. The film records rare footage of all the stages of abhiṣekam starting from saṁkalpa to the pouring of sacred water from the top of the temple. This rare documentation records one of the greatest orality and ritualistic heritage.

Director: Dr Mrs. Jaichandiram; Duration: 57 minutes, 37 seconds


Contact No –
080-23212320/56 (Regional Centre, Bengaluru)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Regional Centre, Bengaluru, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru, Karnataka
09/08/2019
3:00 pm
Living Life Through Crafts

Speaker: Ms. Jaya Jaitly


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
09/08/2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Celebrating World Indigenous Day

Indira Gandhi National Centre For the Arts, Regional Centre Ranchi in collaboration with Central University of Jharkhand is celebrating International Day of the World’s Indigenous People


RSVP –
0651-2284711, 9534011088


Venue:  Auditorium, Central University of Jharkhand, Brambe, Ranchi
08/08/2019
2:30 pm
Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary celebration programmes

.Talk on Relevance of Quit India Movement in the current scenario by Dr.K.Aravindakshan at *Vivekodayam Higher Secondary School, Thrissur.

*(During his third visit to Kerala from October 9 to 15, 1927 Gandhi ji came to Thrissur Vivekodayam School on October 14, 1927.)

Contact No – 0487 – 2977148 (Regional Centre, Thrissur)


Venue:  Vivekodayam Boys Higher Secondary School, Naikkanal, Thrissur, Kerala
08/08/2019
10:00 am
Introductory Class for PG Diploma Course in Manuscriptology and Palaeography

Contact No – 080-23212320/56 (Regional Centre, Bengaluru)


Venue:  Regional Centre, Bengaluru, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru, Karnataka
07/08/2019
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gandhi Katha

On the occasion of 77th Anniversary of the August Kranti Diwas


Venue:  Sardar Patel Conference Hall, Upa Rashtrapati Niwas 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi
07/08/2019
3:00 pm
Prof. Vasudeva Sharan Agrawal Memorial Lecture on Bhartiya Sanskriti aur Ke prateek purush Professor Vasudev Sharan Agrawal

(भारतीय संस्कृति और कला के प्रतीक पुरुष प्रोफेसर वासुदेव शरण अग्रवाल)

The Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Maruti Nandan Prasad Tiwari, Emeritus Professor, History of Arts, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi.


Contact No –
0542-2570238, 2570169 (Regional Centre, Varanasi)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Parshwanath Vidyapeeth Campus, I.T.I. Road, Karaundi,Varanasi,, Uttar Pradesh
07/08/2019
11:30 am
Lecture - The Loom by Delhi Crafts Council

Delhi Crafts Council organises the lecture by Shri B. B. Paul, Textile Scholar at IGNCA.


Venue:  IGNCA 11, Mansigh Road, Central Secreteriat, New Delhi
05/08/2019 - 17/08/2019
10:30 am - 5:30 pm
RE-ORG INDIA International Workshop

Contact No – 07567895399 (Regional Centre, Vadodara)

Note: The above programme (a twelve – day workshop) is a collaboration between ICCROM (Paris), IGNCA (Conservation Division) and Regional Centre, Vadodara.


Venue:  Baroda Museum and Picture Gallery, University Road, Dak Bunglaw, Sayajiganj, Vadodara, Gujarat
03/08/2019
5:30 pm
Ramayana month celebrations

Ramayana Discourse by Prof. T.N. Krishnan Nambiar & Music Concert by Dr. Ranganatha

Contact No – 0487 – 2977148 (Regional Centre, Thrissur)


Venue:  Neeranjali Hall, Chinmaya Mission, Round North, Thrissur, Kerala
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