Bengaluru Events

Date/Time Event
07/11/2016
10:30 am
Tolpava Koothu, The Shadow Puppet Play of Kerala

By Krishnan Kutty Pulavar Memorial Tolpavakoothu & Puppet Centre, Kerala


Venue:  Seminar Hall, IGNCA SRC, Bengaluru
28/10/2016
3:30 pm
Film Screening - Great Master Series - M T Vasudevan Nair

A Momentous Life in Creativity


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
23/10/2016
9:15 am
Sant Bhadragiri Achyutdas Memorial National Seminar

 


Venue:  KRG Hall, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course Road, Bengaluru
21/10/2016
3:30 pm
Maayada Manada Bhaara Adieu to Shri Gopal Vajpayee - Shri G N Mohan

 


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
16/10/2016
11:00 am
Inauguration of Exhibition - Africans in India: A Rediscovery

Exhibition will be at public view for three weeks.


Venue:  Abbas Yar Jung Hall, Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
14/10/2016
3:30 pm
Film Screening – Great Master Series

 


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
27/09/2016
11:00 am
Inauguration of Exhibition - Africans in India: A Rediscovery

 


Venue:  Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
23/09/2016
6:00 pm
BIC Lecture Series - Creative Experiences of Artists and Designers

By Dr. Aneesha Sharma


Venue:  Bangalore International Centre, Bengaluru
23/09/2016
3:30 pm
Saakshya - Drushya - Documentary Film Screening Series

Under the Full moon – The Aravan Fest
Director: S. Simon John ; Duratiion: 23:35


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
21/09/2016
3:30 pm
Samskrithi Smarane Monthly Lecture Series - The Image of Krishna in HSVs poetry

By Dr. H S Venkatesh Murthy


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
21/09/2016-25/09/2016
10:30 am
Workshop - Jati, Laya, Thala, Thumri and Drupad in Kathak

By Ms. Parwati Dutta


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
16/09/2016
6:00 pm
Inauguration of the Centenary Celebrations of Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi

Union MInister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs Shri  Anantkumar will launch the year-long programme, celebrating the Centenary of the iconic vocalist Dr M S Subbulakshmi. The launch will be followed by a concert by Dr Dipti Navratna, Executive Director, IGNCA-SRC

Contact:  080 2321232320


Venue:  Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Bengaluru
26/08/2016
1:30 pm-3:30 pm
Saakshya - Drushya Monthly Documentary Film Screening Series - Echoes of the Past - Bijapura

Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
21/08/2016
4:30 pm-7:00 pm
Sangeetha Samakshama

Quarterly Music Concert Series Series “Veena Ninaada”
Veena Recital by Smt. Veena Ramanand
Smt. Geetha Ramanand, Eminent Carnatic Veena Artsist


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
19/08/2016
3:30 pm
Samskriti Smarane - Monthly Lecture Series - "Experience , Environment and Expressions of an Artist

Shri. Sudesh Mahan, Eminent Contemporary Artist


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
12/08/2016
3:30 pm
Saakshya - Drushya Monthly Documentary Film Screening Series

 – Great Masters Series – Dr. K S Karanth


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
29/07/2016
4:00 pm
Lecture on The Arts, the Artist and Consciousness

By Dr. Sangeetha Menon


Venue:  Bangalore International Centre, Bengaluru
15/07/2016
10:00 am
Lecture on Mass Media and Culture

By Shri. Ishwar Daitota


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
27/06/2016-08/07/2016
11:00 am
Inauguration of Workshop cum Exhibition on Mysore Traditional Painting

By Sh. Dundaraj


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
25/06/2016
6:00 pm
DVD/CD Release of Rituals of Mahamasthakabhisheka

By His Excellency Shri. Vaju Bhai Vala, Governor of Karnataka, Shri. Jinendra Kumar, Secretary, Shravanabelagola Jain Math, Dr. Sachchidananda Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA, New Delhi. Smt. Veena Joshi, Joint Secretary, IGNCA New Delhi. Dr. Deepti Navaratna, Executive Director, IGNCA SRC, Bengaluru.


Venue:  Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course Road, Bengaluru
24/06/2016
4:00 pm
Murals of Kerala: Saakshya - Drushya Documentary Film Screening Series

Director: R Sarath; Duration: 31 Mints


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
17/06/2016
6:00 pm
Samskriti Smarane

Monthly Lecture Series Contemporary Theatre Text – Need for new Dimensions – Challenges Lecture by Dr. K Y Narayanaswamy


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
10/06/2016
4:00 pm
Saakshya - Drushya Documentary Film Screening Series

Sacred Excellence of Pattadakal Temples
Director: R Bharatadri
Script by: Gautham Chatterjee
Duration: 22 Mints


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
07/06/2016
10:30 am
Inauguration of Travelling Audio - Visual Exhibition - Africans in India

A Rediscovery by Shri. R V Deshpande, Hon. Minister for Large and Medium Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka Dr. Deepti Navaratna, Executive Director, IGNCA SRC, Bengaluru. Joined by the Siddi Community Members – Mohan Siddi, Prashanth Siddi and Geetha Siddi

Audio – Visual Exhibition will travel across Yellapura, the prime location of Siddi population in Karnataka on 8th, 9th and 10th June to the Govt. School Children and also to the Siddi Villages.


Venue:  Opp. Mahatma Gandhi statue, Vikas soudha, Bengaluru
20/05/2016
6:00 pm
Lecture on Dissemination of Culture in Indian Cinema

By Shri K Suchendra Prasad


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
17/04/2016
10:00 am
ALANUBHAVA :: ARTS EDUCATION SERIES@IGNCA

Kalanubhava Lecture demonstration on Nirguni Bhajans of Shri Kumar Gnadharva by Shri Pushkar Lele


Venue:  IGNCA, Kengute Circle, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post – 560056, Bengaluru
16/04/2016
6:00 pm
SANGEETHA SAMAKSHAMA SERIES@IGNCA

Gandharva Guna Gaana by Pt. Pushkar lele


Venue:  Khincha Auditorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan. No. 43, Race Course Road – 560001, Bengalurue
18/03/2016
3:30 pm
SAMSKRUTI SMARANE SERIES

As part of our monthly lecture series, we invite you all to a unique discourse and performance by Shri Appagere Thimmaraju. Samskruti Smarane series is a lecture series organized third Friday of every month featuring eminent artists, scholars and thinkers in the culture space.

Entry open to all.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
11/03/2016
3:30 pm
Film screening : In Search of the Man of the Heart

About the documentary: The documentary highlights the melodious singers and messengers of universality called Bauls. Mostly, coming from the West Bengal, the Bauls propagating the idea of humanity and love come from all religions. This philosophy became part of the bhakti movement in the post-sixteenth century. Love and compassion are the catchword of these Bauls.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
26/02/2016
3:30 pm
Image and Imagination - Bhil Paintings

Film Screening

Director: Gautham Chatterjee,   Duration: 28 Mins

Time: 1:30 PM (School Children)
3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru

19/02/2016
3:00 pm
Lecture on Modern African Literature and African Society

(Reflection on Exhibition – Africans in India: A Rediscovery) by Dr. Nataraj Huliyar.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
12/02/2016
1:30 pm
Urumi - Fighting for Survival

Monthly Documentary Film Screening Series

Director: Michael Williams,
Duration: 27 Mins

Time: 1:30 PM (School Children)     3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
06/02/2016-28/02/2016
11:00 am
Exhibition - From Earth to Earth - Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu

IGNCA SRC, Bengaluru in association with DakshinChitra Museum, Chennai and Sanskriti Pratishtan, New Delhi cordially invites you for the inauguration of Exhibition From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu
Curator and Photography by Ms. Julie Wayne.

* Exhibition for public view between 6th to 28th Feb 2016
* Inauguration is followed by Film Screening and Interaction with the Curator.


Venue:  Varija Art Gallery, Bengaluru
26/01/2016
1:30 pm
Monthly Documentary Film Screening: Folk Games of Tulunadu

Director: Milind Gour      Duration: 26 Mints

Time of Screening:

  • 1:30 PM (School Students)

  • 3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
22/01/2016
1:30 pm
Monthly Documentary Film Screening : The Legacy of Raja Deen Dayal

Directed by Jaichandiram
Duration: 21 Mins

Time: 1:30 PM (School Students), 3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
08/01/2016
1:30 pm
Monthly Documentary Film Screening: Nagamandala - The Naga Worship

Directed by Shiv Prasad
Duration: 44 Mins

Time: 1:30 PM (School Students), 3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
07/01/2016
4:00 pm
Film Screening on the Making of Ayyanar Exhibition and Interactive Session

IGNCA Southern Regional Centre, Bengaluru in association with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur and INTACH, Thanjavur Chapter is organizing a Film Screening on the Making of Ayyanar Exhibition and nteractive Session with Ms. Julie Wayne, Photographer and Curator of the Exhibition – “From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu” on Thursday 7th Jan 2016 at 4:00 PM, Venue: Auditorium, SZCC, Thanjavur.


Venue:  Auditorium, South Zone cultural centre, Gallery Hall, Dakshini, Medical College Road Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
25/12/2015
6:00 pm
Exhibition : From Earth to Earth

Southern Regional Centre in association with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavuru cordially invites for the inauguration of Photography Exhibition “From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu” Photography and Curated by Ms. Julie Wayne.

Exhibition will be open from 10AM – 5PM. closed on Sundays and Gazetted holidays


Venue:  South Zone Cultural Centre, Gallery hall, Dakshini, Medical college Road, Thanjavur – 613004, Tamil Nadu
25/12/2015-24/01/2016
6:00 pm
Exhibition : Earth to Earth

Southern Regional Centre in association with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavuru cordially invites for the inauguration of Photography Exhibition “From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu” Photography and Curated by Ms. Julie Wayne.

Exhibition will be open from 10AM – 5PM. closed on Sundays and Gazetted holidays


Venue:  South Zone Cultural Centre, Gallery hall, Dakshini, Medical college Road, Thanjavur – 613004, Tamil Nadu
30/11/2015
6:00 pm
Lecture on "The Concept of Swachchata in Indian Scriptures"

By Jnana Bhaskara Dr. Pavagada Prakash Rao


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
27/11/2015
3:30 pm
Monthly Film Screening Thang-Ta - Martial Art of Manipur

Director: Ariban Syam Sharma
Duration: 26 Mins


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
27/11/2015
3:30 pm
Exhibition - Africans in India: A Rediscovery

Curated by Dr. Sylviane A Diouf and Dr. Kenneth X Robbins

Africans in India: A Rediscovery: a travelling exhibition put together by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi and the Schomburg Centre for Research in Black Culture, New York, retraces the lives and achievements of some of the talented and prominent Africans of yesterday who became an integral part of the socio-cultural heritage of India. The exhibition will be inaugurated on 27 November at the campus of IGNCA-SRC by Dr. N S Channappa Gowda (IAS), {Secretary, Kannada, Culture and Information & Public Relation Dept. Govt. of Karnataka}, Shri. Kamaljit Singh, {Regional Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relation, Bengaluru}and Dr. M.S. Murthy (Eminent Artist, Karnataka Lalit Kala Academy) and Dr. Mangalam Swaminathan, {Programme Director, IGNCA, New Delhi} between 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. The inaugural ceremony will be followed by Folk Dance from the Siddi Community.


Venue:  Amphitheatre, IGNCA-Southern Regional Centre (SRC) , Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, Near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bengaluru
13/11/2015
1:30 pm
Monthly Film Screening : From Piety to Plenty - A film on Dharmasthala

Director: Shri. Mahesh Tiwari
Duration: 36 Mins

Time: 1:30 PM (School Students), 3:30 PM (General Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
30/10/2015
3:30 pm
Film Screening : Aihole - Cradle of Indian Architecture

Director : R.Bharathadri Duration : 34 minutes 12 seconds

Synopsis: Today’s Aihoḷe is an over grown village in Bhagalkat District of Karnataka. Originally known as Ayyavola or Aryapur, it was the capital of Cāḷukyan dynasty through 6th to the 8th century AD. The oldest flat roofed Lad Khan temple, the flat roofed Kontagudi temple, dedicated to Śiva, the apsidal Durga temple, the northern style Śikhara temples of Huchimalli Gudi and Hucchappayya, the Meguti Jaina temple, seated on a hill, show the eclectic confluence of sectarian and aesthetic traditions at Aihole.


Venue:  Bharat Adhyayan Kendra & Parshvanath Vidyapeeth Seminar Hall, Varanasi, Varanasi
16/10/2015
3:30 pm
Film Screening : Recollections of Satyagrahi

Director: Kalpana Subramaniam, Duration: 30 min
Synopsis: The film explores the exclusive interviews with Rama Rui, a freedom fighter and head of Mahila Ashram, Wardha, and Prabeena Ben of Geetao Mandir, Pauanar Ashram. It highlights the experiences, motivations, anecdotes and impression of these two women who participated in Gandhi’s satyāgraha movement. The film talks about how Mahatma Gandhi got the idea of satyāgraha and thereby recognized Kasturba as his teacher. Many anecdotes are explored through there rare interviews that take us to memory lane of the freedom struggle.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
09/10/2015-27/10/2015
6:00 pm
Exhibition Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore - A Visionary, Artist and Poet

National Gallery for Modern Art, Bengaluru in collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Southern Regional Centre cordially invites you for the inauguration of Exhibition Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore – A Visionary, Artist and Poet. Curated by Shri Virender Bangroo


Venue:  National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Bangalore, Bengaluru
09/10/2015
12:00 am
10th Annual Conference on Gamaka

Karnataka Gamaka Kala Parishat (R) in association with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Southern Regional Centre is organizing 10th Annual Conference on Gamaka.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
08/08/2015-27/08/2015
6:00 pm
Exhibition of : From Earth to Earth - Devotion

Inauguration of From Earth to Earth – Devotion and Terracotta Offering in Tamil Nadu an Ayyanar photography exhibition by Ms. Julie Wayne


Venue:  National Gallery for Modern Art, # 49, Manikyavelu Mansion, Palace Road – 560052, Bengaluru
08/08/2015
9:00 am
Lecture Demonstration and Panel Discussion of AMS Easy Method

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Southern Regional Centre brings to you “Lecture Demonstration and Panel Discussion of AMS Easy Method” by Prof. Shri. Akella Mallikarjuna Sharma.

Report on the Lecture Demonstration

‘AMS EASY METHODS’, Lecture and Demonstration by Prof.Akella Mallikarjuna Sharma. Sangeeta Kala Acharya Vidu. Smt. Neela Ramgopal was Chief Guest and Vidu.Geetha Ramanand was Eminent Guest for the lecture and demonstration. Shri Vikram Sampath, Executive Director, IGNCASRC, Bengaluru welcomed the audience and addressed the gathering the eminence of Prof.AMS, his great contributions as a musician-violinist giving accompaniments to many great Vidwans and Vidushees, as a Professor teaching and as Principal, administering, as a scholar researching and as an author with many books of great merits on Karnataka Sangeetham. He also paid his respect to Prof. AMS as his Sadguru and the special relationship both of them enjoyed. Vid.Shri Sandhyavandanam Madhva Muni Rao, who had proposed this event and acted as coordinator for this event joined the distinguished artists on the Dias, on invitation. Invocation song was rendered by the students of Prof.Nagendra Sashtri Srikantham and the Gyana Jyothi was lighted by the distinguished Vidwans, Vidushees and Shri Vikram Sampath. The Lecture Demonstration followed by EXPERTS PANEL DISCUSSIONS as Dr.Suma Sudhindra was the Chairperson and the experts panel consisted of Vidu.Neela Ramgopal; Vidu.Geetha Ramanand, Vidu.Madhavi Ramkuma, Vid.B.K.Chandramouli, Dr.K.Varada Rangan, Prof.Nagendra Shastri Srikantham. The discussions highlights were: 1. the teaching method has to be customized to suit the student. 2. the laya exercises is immensely useful to the students learning instruments 3.the emphasis is more on laya and lakshanas and the focus also has to be on lakshya aspect in self learning 4.the role of teacher to guide and mentoring cannot be dispensed with. Joining the discussions at the end of the panel discussions, Shri S.Madhva Muni Rao, coordinator for this event briefly explained that ‘AMS EASY METHODS’ does attempts customization not individually but collectively, it supports gaining the knowledge and the skills for‘re-creativity’ of the original creative works. It will enable better the distance education and Karnataka Sangeetham appreciation and practices paving the way for music for masses. Dr.Suma Sudhindra, Chairperson summarized the panel discussions recognizing the merits and demerits in the ‘AMS EASY METHODS’; made recommendation for acceptance and trying the system and methods in stages and with specific plan. With results encouraging, revision in the syllabus for academic teaching and examinations are to be written and submitted to the Board of studies.


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
31/07/2015-02/08/2015
9:30 am
Kuchipudi Dance Workshop and Performance

Karnataka Sangeetha Nrithya Academy, Govt. of Karnataka in association with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts Southern Regional Centre host “Kuchipudi Dance Workshop and Performance”.

Report on the Kuchipudi Dance Workshop and Performance

The three day Kuchipudi Workshop and Performance was to commemoration of the departed soul Shri. A P J Abdul Kalam was inaugurated by Shri. Vikram Sampath, Executive Directror of IGNCA SRC. Dr. Vedantham Ramalinga Shashtry, Smt. Vidu. Sunanda Devi, Smt. Gangamma Keshava Murthy and Shri. T G Narasimha Murthy was present on stage.  Dr. Vedantham Ramalinga Shashtry garu, Workshop Director took the participants through the nuances and explained different mudras and songs in Kuchipudi form. Participants were divided into two groups as seniors and juniors for the convenience of teaching.  Smt. Vaijanthi Kashi, Smt. Venkata Durga Bhavani, Smt. Shivakumari and Vedantham Shri. Ramu were other teachersduring the Workshop.
The performance received applauds as Smt. Padmini Ragini Pattu and other partipants performed on stage.


Venue:  Kengunte Circle, Mallathahalli, Jnanbharti Post, Bengaluru
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