Date/Time Event
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
05/10/2018 - 07/10/2018
All Day

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

Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi
03/10/2018 - 08/10/2018
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
23/09/2018 - 30/09/2018
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
04/09/2018 - 19/09/2018
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
01/09/2018 - 02/09/2018
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
21/05/2018 - 21/06/2018
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
19/05/2018 - 21/06/2018
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
09/05/2018 - 14/05/2018
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
16/04/2018 - 30/04/2018
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
24/02/2018 - 25/02/2018
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
6:00 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
09/12/2017 - 10/12/2017
6:00 pm
Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival

In collaboration with Nivesh

Contact No :-  9999088105

Venue:  National Centre for Performing Arts,, Mumbai
6:00 pm
Chellidaru Malligeya - As part of Documentation of Vanisshing Traditions of South India

Venue:  Amphi Theatre, IGNCA campus, New Delhi
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
A Concert by Dr. R.S. Nand Kumar

A Concert by Dr. R.S. Nand Kumar (Vocal) accompanied by K.U. Jayachandra

(Mridangam) , H.K. Narasimhamurthy (Violin), A. Chandan Kumar (Flute), Prof. K. Shashi Kumar (Vocal) and B. Satyavar Prasad (Mridangam).

Venue:  Pt. Onkar Nath Thakur Auditorium, B.H.U. , Varanasi, Varanasi
18/11/2017 - 19/11/2017
All Day
TRIMSHATI PRATISHTHA MAHOTSAV - Celebrating 30th Foundation Day of IGNCA.

IGNCA is organising a series of programmes on the occasion of its 30th Foundation Day. For details, please see the programme schedule.

Venue:  IGNCA premises,, New Delhi
03/11/2017 - 05/11/2017
All Day
North East Festival

It will showcase beautiful North East Culture, Food, handicrafts, films and lots of music and dance.
Entry is free.

Venue:  IGNCA campus, Janpath, New Delhi
27/10/2017 - 29/10/2017
5:30 pm
Jashn-e-Adab - Poetry Festival 2017

Jashn-e-Adab’s  2nd phase of 6th poetry festival 2017 is going to be organised at IGNCA with the association of Ministry of culture and IGNCA, will be inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble union minster of Culture, in the esteemed presence of Prof. Gopi Chand Narang, Prof. Ashok Chakradhar, Pt. Chhannu Lal Mishra, Ustad Ahmad Hussain & Ustan Mohd Hussain & Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi.

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 11, Mansingh Road, Near Andhra Bhawan, New Delhi – 110 001, New Delhi
11:00 am
Independence Day Celebrations

On the occasion of Independence Day Celebrations, Flag Hoisting and inauguration of an exhibition from IGNCA archival collection.

Venue:  IGNCA campus, Janpath, New Delhi., New Delhi
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dance performance Krishna ke anek rang, sant kaviyon ke sang

Dance performance Krishna ke anek rang, sant kaviyon ke sang by Dr. Sonal Mansingh and CICD Repertory Group in collaboration with Centre for Indian Classical Dances (CICD).

Contact No : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi, New Delhi
6:00 pm
27th July 2017 - Kajri Utsav by Ms. Malini Awasthi, a renowned folk artist. Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi Time : 6.00pm Contact No. : 011-23388016

Kajri Utsav by Ms. Malini Awasthi, a renowned folk artist.

Contact No. : 011-23388016

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi, New Delhi
6:30 pm
26th July 2017 - Play Muawaze by XIII School of Talent Development, Ghaziabad. Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi Time : 6.30pm Contact No. : 011-23388155

Play Muawaze by XIII School of Talent Development, Ghaziabad

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi, New Delhi
6:30 pm
A Tribute to Kishori Amonkar

IGNCA and SPICMACAY pay homage to legendary Kishori Amonkar. A musical tribute will be presented by Vidhusi Girja Devi. Mithilesh K. Jha, Murad Ali and Vinay Mishra will be her accompanists.

Shri Raghunandan Panshikar , Ms. Nandini Bedekar will also pay their homage to the artist. The event will be graced by H.E. Dr. Najma Heptulla, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and Dr. Sachchidanand Joshi.

Venue:  Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
07/04/2017 - 09/04/2017
9:00 am
The Festival of Places : A Unique Event Celebrating People Places & Memories

The Festival of Places is a unique event organized by Indira Gandhi National Centre for
the Arts (IGNCA) and CATTS (Centre for Advancement of Traditional Building Technology and Skills), a non-governmental organization, that aims to bring a change in the way we all live.


Contact No. : Ms. Urvashi – 9871973126

Venue:  IGNCA Gallery No. 1, and Amphitheatre, C.V. Mess, New Delhi
26/03/2017 - 28/03/2017
6:00 pm
Three days Swagat Parv to celebrate Vikram Samvat (Hindu New Year).

26th March, 2017 

  • DRAUPADI ANTARKATHA Dance Drama, presented by Draupadi Dream Trust Producer- Director Mrs. Neera Mishrain the IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, New Delhi Time 6.30pm 

27th March, 2017

  • Hindustani Classical Music, Mandolin by Pt Sugato Bhaduri. Accompanist on Tabla Ustad Akram Khan Venue: IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, New Delhi Time 4.00pm 
  • Hindustani Classical Music, Sitar recitail by Mrs Meera Prasad Accompanist on Tabla Pt. Shailendra MishraVenue : Auditorium, C. V. Mess, Janpath Time 6.30pm 

28th March, 2017

  • Dance, music and comedy show by SAM in the IGNCA Lawns with stage, No. 3, R.P. Road, New Delhi from 6.30pm onwards.

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