Guwahati Events

Date/Time Event
4:30 अपराह्न-5:30 अपराह्न
Gandhi and Northeast

A Talk by Sh. Bedabrata Borah, Former Member of Parliament, Social Activist and a prolific writer and scholar on diverse field of his interest and also an ardent follower of Gandhian thought and ideology.

Chairperson: Prof. Dilip Borah, Dept. of Modern Indian Language(MIL), Gauhati University

Venue:  North Eastern Social Research Centre Jagriti, GMCH Hostel ROad, Arunodoi Path, Opp. NEF Law College, Christian Basti, Guwahati, Assam
10:50 पूर्वाह्न
Workshop and Exhibition on Puppet Making Tradition of Assam

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts North East Regional Centre (NERC) organizes in association with Department of Folklore Research, Guhati University

Venue:  Department of Folklore Research Gauhati University, Assam
4:00 अपराह्न
Exhibition of paintings on 'Shakti Cult Expressed Through Dialogue in Colours'

IGNCA Regional Centre, NER Guwahati is organizing an exhibition of paintings on ‘Shakti Cult Expressed Through Dialogue in Colours’

Venue:  Guwahati Artist Guild, Chandmari, Guwahati, Assam
4:00 अपराह्न-5:15 अपराह्न
The Lecture Demonstraion on "Ghora-waiting for the Goddess"

Lecture followed by film screening on Ghora- Waiting for Goddess is intensively based on customs, ritual practices in temple complexes of Kamakhya with a main focus trans dance dedicated to mother Goddess.

Speaker : Dr. Irene Majo Garigliano
Chairperson : Dr. Gautam Sarma, Cotton University

Venue:  Vivakanada Kendra Institute of Culture, Guwahati
3:00 अपराह्न-4:00 अपराह्न
Lecture cum Demonstration

The puppetry tradition in Assam dates back to the time of the great Vaishnavite Saint Srimanta Sankardeva who pioneered the puppetry tradition in Assam, locally known as Putola Nach and Putula- Bhaoriya.

Chairperson :  Mr. Ghanashyam Medhi, Principal, Jatia Vidyalaya, Guwhati           
Topic :  Putola Nach of Assam (Puppetry) by Deepjyoti Gogoi

Venue:  Jatia Vidyalaya School, Noonmati, Guwhati