Seminars / Conferences / Workshops

Date/Time Event
All Day
Preventive Conservation and Management of wall painitings in Historic Building

This conference is organised by IGNCA in collaboration with CATTS

All Day
Hindu Cultural Trails: Celebration of a Timeless Tradition – Gods and Goddesses, Pilgrims and Prayers, Temples and Texts

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) under the aegis of Ministry of Culture is organising an International Seminar on Hindu Cultural Trails (Shaktha Trails, Shaiva Trails, Vaishnava Trails in the South Asian region) in collaboration with the SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo from 8-10 October 2018. The scholars interested in participating the seminar may send the title of the presentation and abstracts (250 words approximately) along with a brief bio-data (not exceeding 150 words) not later than 20 August 2018.

IGNCA reserves the right to select the proposal for presentation in the seminar.
The concept note and the format in which the information needs to be submitted may be downloaded from the link.

Only those applications would be considered which are submitted in the prescribed format shown in the link above.

The filled documents may be submitted to the IGNCA at email id:

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-6:00 अपराह्न
Bhutan Week Culture & Happiness

The Royal Bhutanese Embassy in New Delhi in partnership with the Ministry of External Affairs of India, the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) and the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) is organizing the event.

Showcasing the unique culture of Bhutan through the 13 arts and crafts,
cultural performance, Bhutanese cuisine, fashion, films, trade and tourism
in India.

Time : 23rd Sept, 2018: 11 AM to 12:30 PM (inaugural); 1 PM onwards open to public
Other days:  10AM to 6 PM

Venue:  IGNCA , Gate No. 1, Janpath Road, New Delhi
All Day
Three-day National Seminar on Shakti Worship in India

Nari Samvaad Prakalp Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi in Collaboration with Amrita Darshanam, International Centre for spiritual studies, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus

Venue:  Amrita VIshwa VIdyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, Clappana P.O., Kollam, Kerela
7:00 अपराह्न
Vedic Chanting

By Vadakke Madham Brahmaswam from Kerala

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-7:00 अपराह्न
Indian Art & Fashion Fair

Conducted by M/s Aakarshan Creations

Contact No – 9811797675

Venue:  Twin Art Gallery I & II, C.V. Mess, New Delhi
4:00 अपराह्न-6:00 अपराह्न
"रसदेश" ग्रन्थ-विमोचन, परिचर्चा  एवं “रसोत्सव” (चित्र-प्रदर्शनी) "रसदेश"

कलाकोश-विभाग की कलासमालोचना शृंखला के अन्तर्गत प्रकाशित ग्रन्थ है। जिसके अनुसन्धान का केन्द्र बिन्दु है – केलिमाल और नित्यविहार: सौन्दर्य-माधुर्य और रस की उपासना तथा आत्मा का सौन्दर्यशास्त्र है। यह मूलतः वृन्दावन के श्री स्वामी हरिदास की कृति केलिमाल पर केन्द्रित है, जिसमें जयदेव के गीतगोविन्द, विद्यापति की पदावली, रूपगोस्वामी का उज्ज्वलनीलमणि तथा हितचौरासी, सूरसागर, चण्डीदास इत्यादि की तुलनात्मक दृष्टि समायोजित है। रसदेश अनुसन्धान परियोजना के समन्वयक, सम्पादक और अध्येता डॉ. राजेन्द्र रंजन चतुर्वेदी हैं।

ग्रन्थ- परिचर्चा  – डॉ. राजेन्द्र रंजन चतुर्वेदी, हरियाणा ; प्रो. के. डी. त्रिपाठी, वाराणसी एवं प्रो. इन्द्रनाथ चौधरी, दिल्ली।

Contact No – 011-23388438

Venue:  Lecture Hall, IGNCA, New Delhi
4:30 अपराह्न
Lecture by a scholar

Contact No –  011-23388333

Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
4:00 अपराह्न-6:00 अपराह्न
Workshop on Sharada Script (Level - 2)

10 Days Sharada Script (Level-2) Workshop will be organized for selected participants for reading and transcribing Sharada manuscripts.

Contact No – 011-23388438

Venue:  Lecture Hall, IGNCA, New Delhi
11:00 पूर्वाह्न-5:30 अपराह्न
National Seminar at Manipur

Affinities and Expansion of Prehistoric and Archaelogical cultures in Norteast India with special Emphasis on Rock Art

Venue:  IGNTU Regional Campus, Imphal, Manipur
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-1:30 अपराह्न
Workshop on Conservation for school children

By Dr. Achal Pandya, Head of Department, Conservation Unit.

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
All Day
Regional Variations of Mahabharata

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in collaboration with the Department of Language Literature and Culture, Govt. of Odisha organized a three-day workshop on Regional Variations of Mahabharata at Panthanivas, Puri from 27th to 29th August 2018.

Venue:  Panthanivas Puri, Odisha
11:00 पूर्वाह्न
Sanskriti Samvaad Shrinkhala -9 , Varanasi Mahaopadhayay Acharya Reva Prasad Dwivedi

A seminar on ‘Mahaopadhayay Acharya Reva Prasad Dwivedi’
Prof. Rakesh Bhatnagar, Vice Chancellor, Benaras Hindu University will be the Chief Guest. Shri Ram Bahadur Rai, President, IGNCA Trust will preside over the function.

Contact No –  011-23388155

Venue:  Dr. K.N. Udupa Auditorium, Benaras Hindu University, New Delhi
9:00 पूर्वाह्न-9:00 अपराह्न
Gaj Mahotsav

Gaj Mahotsav, is a festival to celebrate the majestic Asian Elephant as India’s National Heritage animal. The celebration encompasses their salient role in ecology, as an integral part of our religion, mythology and literature. This 4 day festival being organized by Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), partnered by the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) and United Nations Environment (UNE) will see active participation from policy makers, industry leaders, Influencers from the world of entertainment, sports, arts and culture, eminent conservationists and will be open to public.

With dance and music performances to showcase the elephant in Indian tradition; films on the elephant; exhibition of elephant themed paintings and photographs by acclaimed Indian artists and children’s activities such as educative puppet shows, clay modeling sessions, art competitions, and creative writing workshops etc., the Mahotsav promises fun and entertainment for the entire family with something for everyone! Artists from across the country have created 101 life sized elephant art pieces representing the 101 elephant corridors of India, which promises to be a jumbo public draw.

The festival will showcase the grandeur of the majestic Asian elephant and its themed events with public participation will serve to reinforce its status as our National Heritage Animal!

You can look forward to amazing workshops, performances and talks by eminent personalities like – Bulbul Sharma, Delhi Blue, Anita Nair, Mike Pande, Dr.Alka Pande,Vivek Menon, Vinod Dua, Ina Puri, Mallika Sarabhai and Euphoria (the band).

Contact no : Ms. Ananya Rane – 9820271605

Venue:  IGNCA, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
4:00 अपराह्न
Two day workshop on Curating Paite Arts & Culture in Churachandpur district of Manipur

IGNCA hosts a lecture in collaboration with Society of Lamka Churachndpur, Manipur as part of the workshop which was held on June 22 and 23.

Contact No. : 011-23385884

Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-12:00 अपराह्न
Cultural Heritage

IGNCA will host workshop for children by Shri Udayan Indurkar

Contact No. :   011-23388077

Venue:  IGNCA Exhibition Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
10:00 पूर्वाह्न
workshop-cum training programme on Brahmi script

Venue:  Lecture Hall, Ground Floor, 11 Mansingh Road, IGNCA, New Delhi
7:00 अपराह्न
To celebrate the eve of International Yoga Day & World Music Day

Indira Gandhi National centre for the Arts invites you to the following Programmes

Sun & Sound Concert An evening of Naad – Bramh & Vedic Sanskrit Chanting
By Surya & Sangeet Sadhak Swami Viswanarayan with his disciple Priyanko Sur Sanchalan by Rajib Sanyal

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-5:30 अपराह्न
Seminar- ‘Culture and Journalism’

Contact No : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
3:00 अपराह्न
Talk on "WAFERFICHE A Semiconductor Based Archival Technology for the Future"

By Prof. P.R. Mukund Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA

Venue:  Conference Hall, IGNCA, CV Mess Janpath, New Delhi
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