Puducherry Events

Date/Time Event
15/11/2019
6:00 अपराह्न
Music for Harmony 2019 - Music Concert

 

 
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Venue:  AF Auditorium, 58 Rue Suffren Street, Alliance Francaise de Pondicherry, Puducherry
04/11/2019
9:30 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Special Lecture cum Documentary Film on “Mahatma Gandhi”- A Portrayal of A.K. Chettiar’s Documentary

 

 
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Venue:  Seminar Hall, Pondicherry Institute of Linguistic and Culture, Puducherry
26/09/2019
10:00 पूर्वाह्न
National Seminar : Splendors Of The Historical Art Monuments Of Madurai Region

 


Venue:  Seminar Hall, School of Historical Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Puducherry
27/08/2019 - 29/08/2019
All Day
Workshop on Ancient Tamil Melodic Harmonies in the Hymns of Devaram


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Venue:  Department of Music, Bharahiyar Palkalaikoodam, Govt. of Puducherry, Puducherry
14/07/2019 - 19/07/2019
4:30 अपराह्न - 7:30 अपराह्न
Exhibition and Documentary slide show: "A Fading Performing Art of South Indian Tradition: Puppetry"


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Venue:  Exhibition House, ( Sea Side Gate) Shree Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry
03/07/2019
9:30 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
A Discourse on “Diaries: Sources for Historiography and Cultural Anthropology”

with the collaboration of Department of Anthropology, Pondicherry University at Seminar Hall, 1st Floor, School of Sciences and International Studies, Pondicherry University

Chief guest: Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Pondicherry University


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Venue:  Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
11/05/2019 - 17/05/2019
4:00 अपराह्न - 7:00 अपराह्न
Exhibition and Documentary slide show on Kalamkari and Panchatantra Paintings

Guests: Sri. Ganessin, Director, Dept. of Art and Culture, Puducherry & Sri. Mansoor, The Director, Dept.of Tourism, Puducherry

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Venue:  Exhibition House, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry
22/04/2019
9:30 पूर्वाह्न - 5:00 अपराह्न
National Conference : South Indian Ecology and Folk Religious Traditions

Collaboration:  with Pondicherry Institute of Linguistic and Culture

 Concept: The South Indian Society with its age old cultural traditions is abounding with religious bondage, with its ecological environment. As this Religion is known for its multiple kinds of geographical topography, tropical climates, various soil firmaments, mountains hills, rivers, ravines and rivulets, costal edges and a greater bio diversity repositories, these pose very many upheavals’ and hardships in the social and cultural living patterns which consequently cause different kinds of cognitions, beliefs, ethos and religious cult patterns. The belief, systems, their myths, worship patterns, ritual core offer a plethora for the scholars of Cultural Studies/Social Sciences.

Hence, it is proposed to organize a One Day National Conference, on “South Indian Ecology and Folk Religious Traditions”.

This Conference focuses on the Cultural Traditions of the South Indian Ecology and Folk Religious Traditions”. This Conference focuses also on the cultural traditions of the South Indian Societies, including the Tribal populations of the South Indian Region pertinent to the environmental cognitive acumen.

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Venue:  Pondicherry Institute of Linguistic and Culture, Puducherry
11/04/2019 - 12/04/2019
All Day
National Seminar : Inland and Maritime Trade in Peninsular India

From the earliest times up to 16 th Century C E), Collaboration with Department of History, Pondicherry University & Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts.

Coordinator: Dr. Sanjay Jha

The main objective of organising National Seminar is to understand the dynamics of Early Historic and Medival trade networks in Peninsular India to highlight the appearance of trade and crafts guilds in 6th century BC. That marks one of the most dynamic facets of the Second urbanization in the Gangetic plains, the effects of which spreads across the subcontinent. The Ultimate combination of religion and trade leads the spread material culture into the peninsular India and also to explore the occurrence of northern black Polished ware (NBPW) as the cultural Indicator in all the Buddhist sites of Peninsular India, which is one of the significant manifestations.

Aim of the two day Seminar aims to focus on the Archaeological, Epigraphical, Art and Architectural sources to unravel the dynamics of Early Historic and Medieval  Social, religious economic and Cultural institutions. Recording the Manuscripts/ transcripts and compilation of Archaeological, epigraphically sources etc and publishing them with standardized terminologies and modern methodology will be the follow up work undertaken as a result of the National seminar.


Venue:  Convention Centre & Guest House, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
15/03/2019
10:00 पूर्वाह्न - 1:00 अपराह्न
Ancient Theatrical Modes of Expression found in the Culture of South Indian Temple Sculptures

Special lecture cum Traditional Performance.

Presenter: Dr. Gopi Gnanapragasam, Theatre Director of Yazh Art Academy and renowned personalities in both the Academic and Professional of Traditional and Modern Theater, has been proposed to be invited for the awakening the spirit in the form of Lecturing cum demonstration with aid of slide shows.

Presentation mode: The style of presentation will be accompanied with 5 traditional Therukoothu Performancers along with suitable Folk songs and meticulous instruments of Music played by professional artists. The substantiate those evidences of those modes of expressions found in the temple sculptures in South India will be aided with the slide shows too. This Lecture and performance demo will be keenly documented to preserve and inculcate into forth coming researchers in order to continue the life breath of those traditional ancient art to live forever.


Venue:  Craft Village, Murungapakkam,, Puducherry
21/02/2019
10:00 पूर्वाह्न
Special Lecture on "The Excellence of Thanjavur Chola Period Mural Paintings"

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Regional centrre, Puducherry in association with Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam cordially invites you for the special Lecture by Prof. P. Manickavachagam, Retd Dept. of Architecture, NIT, Trichy


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Bharathiar Palkalaikoodam, Ariyankuppam, Puducherry
15/02/2019
5:00 अपराह्न
A lecture on "The Role of Art in Public Administration’

Delivered  by Dr. Gopal. J, Regional Director, IGNCA, Puducherry


Venue:  Bharathidasan Government College for Woman, Puducherry
12/12/2018 - 19/12/2018
All Day
Exhibition and Documentary Film show

Ramman – (A Religious and Ritual Theatre of the Garhwal Himalayas) Exhibition and Documentary Film show at Electronic media and Visual Communication, Puducherry University

PuducherryProf. Gurmeet Singh, Pondicherry University at


Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
28/10/2018
All Day
Film Show on Mahatma: The Great soul & Swachchata Devata Ek Saman

(Cleanliness is next to Godliness) Gandhi 150th Anniversary at Gandhi Thidal, Beach Road, Puducherry collaboration with Dept. of Art and Culture, Govt. of Puducherry

  • Presented by Dr. Gauri Shankar Raina, Writer & Controller (Media Center, IGNCA)
  • Chief Guest: Sri K. LakshmiNarayanan, Parliamentary Secretary to Hon’ble CM, Puducherry
  • Guest of Honour: Sri Devesh Singh, IAS, Secretary to Art and Culture, Puducherry

Venue:  Gandhi Thidal, Beach Road,, Puducherry
25/10/2018 - 26/10/2018
12:00 अपराह्न
National Seminar and special Lecture on Saiva Agama Saiva Siddahanta

Special Lecture By: Dr. Jayaraman


Venue:  Conference hall, Indian French Institute, Puducherry
05/10/2018
2:00 अपराह्न
Artistic Legacy of Tagore

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Puducherry
03/10/2018
3:30 अपराह्न
Special Lecture on Silpa Shastra

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Puducherry
03/10/2018
2:00 अपराह्न
Special Lecture on Symbolism of Kailash- Sacred space and Artistic expression

with reference to early Dravidian Temple Architecture by Prof. Choodamani Nanda Gopal


Venue:  French Institute, Puducherry
01/10/2018
11:00 पूर्वाह्न
Special Lecture on Harappan Archaeology: Recent Trends

And Findings of Indian Archaeology and Rakhigarhi Haryana, Early Maritimee activities from the Hrappan to the early History

  • By Prof. Vasant Shinde, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute,i n the Presence of Prof. Gurmeet Singh, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Pondicherry University & Prof. Venkata Ragotham, Dea nSchool of Social Sciences and International Studies.

Venue:  Exhibition Hall,, Puducherry
28/08/2018 - 30/08/2018
5:00 अपराह्न
National Seminar on Reflection of Indian spiritual Heritage through Sanskrit Devotional Lyrics of South India

Venue:  UMISARC auditorium, Pondicherry University , Puducherry
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