Puducherry Events

Date/Time Event
01/10/2021
10:30 am
Documentary Film Screening - Folklore Museum of Mysore

IGNCA Regional Centre Puducherry cordially invites you to Documentary Film Screening – Folklore Museum of Mysore

Director: M Lingraj
Duration: 75.12 (3 episodes)

(Karnataka) The documentary fathoms the mindscape and documents the implements and objects of the tribal world of Karnataka. It examines the concept of “Bhootaradhana” and wooden idols and influence of mother goddess on the traditional society of the region. The documentary films are highly beneficial to the young artists minds. It examines the concept of “Bhootaradhana” and wooden idols and the influence of Mother goddess on the traditional society of the region. The story is then foccused on celebration through Yakshagana and shadow puppetry.

This film is relating architecture of the village deity and to the tangible and intangible heritage of the folk world.
On behalf of RCP, we have planned to do the same in order to propagate the traditional and cultural sinews of historical artefacts heritage to handing down to the forth coming generations in order to get them imbibed with the spirit of artistic aesthetics and propagate the same with creative consciousness through our IGNCA to all.

The Puducherry Regional Centre feels that screening the above said film is not only preserve the knowledge and the spirit of our Art and Culture but also the time-honoured essence South India’s Art and Heritage. Further it will pave way for awakening the Spirit and Consciousness of the present younger generation.


Venue:  IGNCA Seminar Hall, Art & Craft Village Murungapakkam, Puducherry-04, Puducherry
15/07/2021
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar on The Core Philosophy of Devotion in Tamil Saivism and Vaishnavism in the perspective of Nayanmars and Azhwars

IGNCA Puducherry Regional Centre is inviting you to a webinar on The Core Philosophy of Devotion in Tamil Saivism and Vaishnavism in the perspective of Nayanmars and Azhwars

Inaugural Address : Shri Hugo David, HoD, Dept. of Indology, French Institute of Puducherry.
Welcome Address : Dr. Gopal Jayaraman, Regional Director, IGNCA- RC Puducherry.

Presenters

– Dr. T. Ganesan, Research Associate, French Institute of Puducherry
– Dr. KTV Raghavan, Research Officer, Regional Centre, Puducherry.

21/06/2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Vedic System of Yoga - An Introduction

IGNCA Puducherry Regional Centre is inviting you to a Zoom webinar.

Guest Speaker: Prof. Sampadananda Mishra, Rishihood University, Haryana

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

PARTICIPATION CERTIFICATE will be given

20/02/2021
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
One-day Craft-Making workshop on “The Traditional fragrant Herbal Root - ‘Vettiver’.

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Regional Centre Puducherry in collaboration with Youth Hostel Association of India.


Venue:  Regional Centre, Puducherry
09/02/2021
11:30 am
Lecture on "The Role of Art in Education"

St.Pope John Paul College of Education, Pondicherry. B.Ed,Teachers Training Students have visited our Puducherry Regional Center on 09.02.2021 at 11.30 am. Regional Director Dr. Gopal J has delivered a lecture on “The Role of Art in Education”. More than 100 students and the faculty of the college have attended the lecture. Dr. Gopal J has elaborated on the importance of aesthetic knowledge of creativity, skill in the inculcation of educational pedagogy.

Dr. Gopal J also has spoken about the Aims and Objectives of the Puducherry Regional Centre and IGNCA.

Through this event the students have been given the opportunity to understand about the treasure of Indian Art and Culture and the IGNCA.


Venue:  Regional Centre, Puducherry
07/02/2021
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sree Thyagaraja Aaradhana in Puducherry

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Regional Centre Puducherry invites you to the Mega Carnatic Music Event of Sree Thyagaraja Aaradhana in Puducherry


Venue:  Vivekananda Education Complex, Lawspet
23/01/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am
125th Birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose - PARAKRAM DIWAS

A tribute on the Revamped Leader of Indian National Army’s (INA)


Venue:  IGNCA-Regional Centre, (Art and Craft Village campus) Murungapakkam, Puducherry-04, Puducherry
05/01/2021 - 14/01/2021
5:30 am - 6:30 am
A Live Document Digitization: A Renascent Vaishnavite and Saivite Traditional Hymnal Songs’ Chanting in the month of Margazhi

 


Venue:  Temples in and around Puducherry, Puducherry
26/12/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Inter Cultural Threading Between South India and Singapore Silk Saree Tradition

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Regional Centre, Puducherry invites you to online program Inter Cultural Threading Between South India and Singapore Silk Saree Tradition.

20/11/2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar on The Challenges in the Restoration of the 15th Century Mural Paintings in the Temple of Meenakshi Sundareswarar, Madurai

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Regional Centre, Puducherry invites you to the Webinar as a part of IGNCA Foundation Day.

Speaker: Shri Vailayee Natesan Selvarehai, Eminent Expert, Art Conservation, Mysore, Karnataka

25/06/2020
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar on Mahakavi Bharathy on Miraculous Seven- A Live talk on Music

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts and Regional Centre Puducherry invites you to webinar on “Mahakavi Bharathy on Miraculous Seven- A Live talk on Music

Speakers : Dr. Arimalam Padmanaban, Puducherry, Former fellow, Central Institute of Classical Tamil, MHRD, Government of India.

07/02/2020
All Day
The Art of Traditional Terracotta Sculpting in South India - Process and Techniques

National Award winner Thiru.V.K.Munusamy, Traditional Terracotta Sculptor and the President of Pondicherry Craft Foundation has been proposed to pay his honorable visit as a Resource Person for presenting his sensible skill to the welfare of growing modern community Singapore, Germany, Romania, Thailand, France, US and Switzerland. During this Special lecture Thiru. V.K.Munusamy will exhibit his Terracotta Sculptures in the Exhibition Hall and explain the process of traditional Terracotta Sculpture making with the support of the Projector.


Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Puducherry
24/01/2020
All Day
Puppetry Performance: Girl- Children are Boons of the Nature Divine & Short Film Title: Magale Magizhchi (Endeared Daughter: Gleeful.!)

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Puducherry celebrates National Girl Child Day In the Presence of Her Excellency Honourable Lieutenant Governor Dr Kiran Bedi, Puducherry.


Venue:  Honourable Lt. Governor Palace, Rajnivas, Puducherry
22/01/2020
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Special Lecture on The Prehistoric-Cultural Practices in Sub-Saharan Africa and South India

 


Contact No –
0413 2222280 / 9944273930


Venue:  Seminar Hall, UMISARC-Centre for South Asian Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry
23/12/2019
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Special Lecture cum Documentary Film : Mahatma Gandhi- A Portrayal of A.K. Chettiar’s Documentary

 

 
RSVP : 0413 2222280


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Pondicherry Institute of Linguistic and Culture, Puducherry
15/11/2019
6:00 pm
Music for Harmony 2019 - Music Concert

 

 
RSVP : 0413 2222280 | 9811851252


Venue:  AF Auditorium, 58 Rue Suffren Street, Alliance Francaise de Pondicherry, Puducherry
26/09/2019
10:00 am
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


Contact:
0413 2222280


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


Contact –
  9944615164


Venue:  Exhibition House, ( Sea Side Gate) Shree Aurobindo Ashram, Puducherry
03/07/2019
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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


Contact No –
9944615164


Venue:  Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
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