Date/Time Event
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
A three day Sarod Festival Diksha : Guru Shishya Parampara

A celebration of compositions by Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

IGNCA in collaboration with Sarod Ghar is organising this festival under the guidance and mentorship of Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.

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Venue:  IGNCA Lawns, Gate No. 6, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
10:30 am-5:30 pm
Festival of Children's Literature

IGNCA is organizing a festival of Children’s Literature in collaboration with Bookaroo Trust.

Venue:  Auditorium , Conference Hall and Lawns of CV Mess, Janpath and Lawns & Media Centre Auditorium, Number 3, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi
6:00 pm
Gurbani in Raga

A concert on “Guru Bani” on the occasion of Purnima associated with Guru Sahib by Dr. Alankar Singh.

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Amphitheatre, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
5:30 pm
NIRUPAM' incandescent laughter

Vocal recital by Smt. Shubha Mudgal

Contact No –  011-23388155

Venue:  Amphitheatre, Janpath, New Delhi
All Day
Saahityotsav : Jashn-e-Adab

Venue:  IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi
9:00 pm-6:00 am
IGNCA Foundation Day: Overnight Music Concert

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 11 Man Singh Road, New Delhi
9:00 am-6:00 pm
Healthy Lifestyle and Well-Being

Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), Medanta The MediCity and Khushii is organizing a symposium on “Healthy Lifestyle and Well-Being” A 21st Century Paradigm that will help spread awareness on cardiac care, eye donation and metabolic diseases and give key messages to take wellbeing to the next level. This scientific feast is a unique amalgam of health, fitness, yoga and meditation. There will be complimentary medical check-ups too.

Contact No – 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Premises, New Delhi
1:00 pm-7:00 pm
Sahitya Aaj Tak

Venue:  IGNCA premises, Janpath, New Delhi
9:00 am
Kathakar-International Storytellers Festival

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is organising an International storytelling festival in collaboration with Nivesh India.

Time : 9:00 am to 12 noon (only for school children) 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (for public)

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Venue:  Lawns, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Inter School Mega Drawing Competition

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in collaboration with White Shadow Trust on the occasion of Children’s Day

Venue:  IGNCA Exhibition Hall, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Purnima Concert’by the Mallick Brothers

 Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is organising a musical night on the  occasion of Purnima. The Concert is called “Darbhanga  Dhrupad Legacy’’

Contact No :  011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
All Day
North East Festival

The sixth edition of the popular North East Festival will be at IGNCA, It is a collaborative attempt of IGNCA for promoting North East India.Country Spices will be participating in North East Festival (NEF), Delhi. NEF brings one of the biggest musical festival of India, along with a large food festival, spectacular fashion shows, traditional sports, films, a large
exhibition of NER’s crafts, organic fruits and vegetables, colourful dance forms, dramas and many more.

Venue:  IGNCA , Janpath, New Delhi
2:00 pm
JP Award Abhinandan

On the occasion of Lokanayak Jayaprakash 116th Anniversery by Lokanayak Jayaprakash International Studies Development Centre.

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi
All Day

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Presents “The National Behrupia Festival”

Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi
10:00 am
Gandhi Parv

IGNCA celebrates Gandhi Parv

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Janpath, New Delhi india
6:30 pm
Purnima Concert’by the Mallick Brothers

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is organising a musical night on the occasion of Purnima. The Concert is called Darbhanga Dhrupad Legacy.

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
10:00 am-6:00 pm
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
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Storytelling Session

IGNCA is organizing a storytelling session (in Hindi) by Ms. Priyanka Singh.

Contact No – 011-23388155

Entry by invitation only

Venue:  Bal Jagat Area, C.V Mess , Janpath, New Delhi
4:00 pm
Annual Day Celebration of Conservation Division & Vishwakarma Day

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Cordially invites you to the programme.

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, 11Man Singh Road -110001, New Delhi
11:00 am-5:30 pm
Hindi Pakhwada

Cordially invites you to the programme

Venue:  IGNCA premises, Janpath, New Delhi
3:00 pm-10:00 pm
Gaye Man Malhar

Indira Gandhi National Centre For The Arts in collaboration with Kala Academy Goa And Spic Macay

Venue:  Kala Academy, Goa
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Braj Leela Mahotsav

Two days celebrations on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami in collaboration with Vedic Shree.

There will be cultural performances, bhajans, peacock dance, flute recital and special cuisines from Mathura and Vrindavan.

Contact No –  011-23386758

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Purnima Concert by Shri Nishat Khan

He will sing malhar to celebrate monsoon.

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
10:00 am-12:00 pm
Storytelling session on Amir Khusro

A session on storytelling would be held on Amir Khusro by Shri Pradeep Kumar Khusro

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  Bal Jagat area, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
11:00 am-2:00 pm
Annual Day Celebration (Hariyali Teej) of Janapada Sampada


Venue:  IGNCA Exhibition Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
10:00 am
Bal Jagat

Storytelling Session by Ms. Priyanka Singh

Contact No : 011-23388155

Entry only by invitation

Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
6:00 pm
Concerts on the occasion of Purnima

– Singing Strings of Shahjahanpur
– Jugalbandi by Pt. Debashish Bhattacharya (Sarod) and Pt. Sugato Nag (Sitar)
– Audio visual presentation on Sangeetacharya Pt. Buddhadev Dasgupta
– Gat mala by Shri Prattyush Banerji, Ms. Debsmita Bhattacharya and Shri Smarajit Kumar Sen.

Contact No. :   011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium,, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Play- Padma Shri Prahasana by playwright, Ms. Rashmi Kalsie

Padma Shri Prahsana is an intelligent satire about a character named Ms. Padma Aggarwal who loses her Padma Shri and finds herself in the midst of a political drama.
Playwright, Ms. Rashma Kalsie attempts to revive the glory of ancient Indian theatre on modern stage.

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Naadyatra Raag Mahotsav - YAMAN

In this celebration of Raags, we have chosen to present Raag Yaman in the Khayal Vocal, Sarod and Dhrupad Vocal formats. The main objective of the event is to experience Dhyaan or Mindfullness through the different expressions of Yaman.

Gauri Pathare (Khayal Vocal)
Abhay Datar (Tabla)
Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar (Sarod)
Akhilesh Gundecha (Pakhawaj)
Padmashri Gundecha Brothers (Dhrupad Vocal Jugalbandi)
Pandit Dalchand Sharma (Pakhawaj)

Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi New Delhi
7:00 pm
International Yoga Day- Yoga Element

The session will showcase fluid movement with music into yoga practice by Shri Chandra Bhushan Singh.

Contact No : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Premises, New Delhi
7:00 am-8:45 am
International Yoga Day - Group Yoga, Malkham and Pyramid Yoga Performance 

IGNCA will host three different sessions on the occasion of International Yoga Day.

This will be followed by healthy breakfast.

Contact No :   011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Premises, New Delhi
7:00 pm
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
6:30 pm
Jugalbandi - Music Concert

Ronu Mazumdar (Flute) | Jayanthi Kumaresh (Saraswati Veena)

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Janpath, New Delhi india
7:00 pm
A music concert by Smt. Manjusha Patil

On the occasion of Purnima,  it will be hosted at  IGNCA. The musician will sing compositions of Shri Krishna by Kunwar Shyam and other composers  in Braj bhasha.

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Amphitheatre, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
9:00 am-12:00 pm
Children Theater and Personality Development Workshop

IGNCA in collaboration with Udaan – The Center of Theatre Art & Child Development is hosting daily workshops on theatre for school children. These workshops are based on overall personality development of children. A stage show will be organised at IGNCA premises after the end of the workshop in June 2018.

Contact no. : 9873570750, 9315284227, 27041516

Venue:  Mount Abu Public School and Mother Divine Public School, Rohini, New Delhi
7:00 am-6:30 pm
International Yoga Day

IGNCA celebrates ‘International Yoga Day’. Activities ranging from Naturopathy, Dhrupad Yoga, Buddhi Yoga, Surya Naad will culminate into the main event (Group Yoga) on June 21, 2018.

Join us to be part of celebrations: Naturopathy Counseling –  May 09, 23 and June 06, 20

Dhrupad Yoga – May 19, 21 –   Pallab Das
Buddhi Yoga  – June 08, 09 – E-Invite | Photographs
Surya Naad –  June 20
Group Yoga –  June 21 – Yoga Day (Eng) | Yoga Day (Hin) |

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
8:00 am-10:00 pm
The Festival of Bharat

The Festival of Bharat is a 21st Century tribute to the majesty and depth of India’s multi-facted civilisation.

It features an unmissable 3-day Lit Fest with numerous high profile debates and talks; a 3-day evening live Music Fest featuring breathtakingly beautiful classical and contemporary Indian music and featuring legendary artistes and new stars; morning yoga and meditation sessions led by The Art of Living; a 5-day flea market and exhibition backed by state governments; a supremely healthy and delectable panoply of organic and vegetarian foods at the outdoor food fest; an Indic fashion show as organised for world leaders; and much more besides. Backed by the Government of India, All India Radio, Radio Mirchi, INOX and many more respected partners. Register without delay for you free or premium tickets, via

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Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
Swachhta Pakhwada

On the occasion of World Heritage Day i.e. 18th April, 2018

Contact No  : 011-23388092

Venue:  IGNCA Premises, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Concert by Tenores di Neoneli

Performance by ‘Tenores di Neoneli’ a traditional music group from Sardegna, India in collaboration with Italian Embassy Cultural Centre, New Delhi under the Executive Programme of Cultural Cooperation between the Government of the Italian Republic and the Government of the Republic of India for the years 2017- 2020.

Contact No : 9818011988

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Play : Celestial Carillon

Director : Gilles Rhodes and Hélène Marseille
Name of the company : Transe Express
Duration :  55mins

The project is brought by French Institute in India / Embassy of France in India, with the support of National School of Drama and Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts. This mesmerising show will mark the Bonjour India Closing Ceremony.

Contact No : 91-11-30410045/ 9810434363

Venue:  Front Lawns, Central Vista Mess Building, Indira Gandhi National Centre For the Arts, Janpath, New Delhi
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
Storytelling Session on 'The Eight Cities of Delhi & Mughal Art'

In collaboration with India City Walks.

By Prof. Najaf Haider & Dr. Sachin Bansal

Contact No : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
All Day
Workshop - 'Sunenge Tabhi To Seekhenge'

This was the eight workshop from the series by IGNCA and Raaggiri Trust.

Venue:  Junior High School, Kulesra, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
5:15 pm-7:00 pm
Celebrations of Muthuswamy Dikshitar Anniversary

In collaboration with Shanmukhananda Sabha

Contact No : 9717019444

Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Room, 11, mansingh Road, New Delhi
10:00 am
Bhairav se Bhairavi Tak - Fourth Concert of the series

Conceived By Saloni Gandhi

A Journey of Ragas with:
Padmabhushan Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra

Accompanied By:
Pandit Kumar Bose(Tabla) and Pandit Dharmanath Mishra(Harmonium)

Venue:  IGNCA , 11 Mansigh Road, New Delhi
11:30 am
Sufi Qawwali by Yusuf Khan Nizami

In collaboration with Lady Shri Ram College For Women, University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Contact No  :- 011-23388155/ 011-26434459

Venue:  LSR Auditorium, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
11:00 am
Kalandhi’s 29th Annual Day celebrations on Basant Panchami’

Contact No :  011-23388333

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
6:30 pm
Concert by Pt. Sugato Bhaduri, renowned Mandolin Player and Vocal recital by Vidushi Kalapna Konkli

Contact No : 9818257521

Venue:  Abhivyakti Art Gallery,, Vadodara
6:30 pm
Concert by Dr. Kadri Gopalnath, Sexophone player

The event will be  organised in association with SPIC MACAY, Tamilnadu Chapter and JIPMER.

Contact No :-  91-9943997159

Venue:  Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Auditorium, Puducherry
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
Concerts by renowned Flutist Pandit Chetan Joshi and vocal recital by Pt. Sarathi Chatterjee

Contact No :-  9622889998/ 9717999050

Venue:  Ravindra Bhawan,SH 5, Fatorda, Margao, Goa 403602, Goa
All Day
A concert of Vocal Hindustani Recital by Vidushi Rita Dev

Venue:  Shankar Dev Kala Kshetra,, Guwahati
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