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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
10:00 am-10:00 pm
Women of India Organic Festival-2018

The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organising the “Women of India Organic

Over 500 women entrepreneurs from Leh to Kanyakumari and from Kohima to Kutch, will
come together with their organic products ranging from food and fabrics to wellness and
personal care will be exhibited and sold during the Festival, which celebrates and promotes women organic farmers from across India. The “Women of India Organic Festival” is intended to highlight the health and environmental advantages of organic goods, provide a platform for women engaged in this economy, share best practices and encourage the development of sustainable and easily accessible sales outlets for organic producers from remote areas of India.

Contact No – 011- 2338 2743, 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Janpath Lawn , Rajpath Lawn, 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
5:30 pm

The film through its journey along the river Brahmaputra traces the history, traditions and the culture of the region. Social and cultural beliefs and flora and fauna are also discovered in this travelogue.

Director : Bappa Ray ; Duration :  55 minutes

Contact No – 011-23388815

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prasad Road, New Delhi
5:00 pm
Art Exhibition ‘Rang-Smriti, A Tribute to Sachida Nagdev’

Dhoomimal Gallery (oldest modern art gallery in india, established 1936) will present a painting exhibition curated by Shri Prayag Shukla (eminent art critic and poet). This is a retrospective exhibition showcasing over 100 works of Sachida Nagdev spanning over 5 decades. Sachida Nagdev was one of the best known Indian painters from Madhya Pradesh. He is the only Indian artist to have won the Osaka Triennale Award where more than 186 countries and 30,000 artists participated.

The Program for the exhibition is as follows-

  1.  The Opening of the the show will be on the date of the artist’s birth anniversary, 25th
    October at 6 pm and will include a sitar recital by Ms.Smita Nagdev ( the artist’s daughter)
    There will also be a documentary film on his life.
  2. Art talk on October 27 at 5 pm about contributions of Sachida Nagdev in Indian Art.
  3. Poetry recital by renowned poets on October 29 at 5 pm.


Contact No : 9350170574 (Mr. Pratibha Sharma)

Venue:  Twin Art Gallery I &II, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
3:00 pm
Four Days Public Lecture Series

Public lecture series on different aspects of the Vedas By Prof. Lakshmishwar Jha, noted Vedic scholar

Venue:  Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, IGNCA, New Delhi
12:00 pm
National Seminar and special Lecture on Saiva Agama Saiva Siddahanta

Special Lecture By: Dr. Jayaraman

Venue:  Conference hall, Indian French Institute, Puducherry
2:00 pm
Children Workshop


Venue:  The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara
All Day
Women of India Organic Festival-2018

Time will be decided soon.

Contact No – 011- 2338 2743, 011-23388155

Venue:  Janpath Lawn , Rajpath Lawn, New Delhi
All Day
Remembering Shri Sachida Nagdev ji

Time:         Time will be decided soon.

Contact No –  9350170574, 011-23388155

Venue:  Twin Art Gallery I &II, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
4:00 pm
Book Launch-cum-Book Reading on The Asian Tsunami And Post Disaster Aid

By Dr. Sunita Reddy Prof. Vinod Kumar Sharma, Chairperson, Sikkim Disaster Management Authority will be the Chief Guest.

Venue:  IGNCA, Conference Hall, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
All Day
Preventive Conservation and Management of wall painitings in Historic Building

This conference is organised by IGNCA in collaboration with CATTS

4:00 pm
Book Launch-cum-Book Reading on "Bose or Gandhi and Kalki tu kahan hai

By Major General Dr. G.D. Bakshi. Dr. Subramanian Swamy, Hon’ble Member of Rajya Sabha will be the Chief Guest.

Venue:  Conference Hall, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
5:30 pm
IGNCA Film Circle Screening
  1. Life and works of Prof. B.B. Lal – The film is on the life and works of B.B.Lal, Director: Shri Vipul Bhole  ; Duration: 38 minutes
  2. Navgraha : Kirthis of Muthuswami Dikshitar – The film is about the Karnataka Music tradition shaped by Shyama Shastri Tyagaraja and   Muthuswami Dikshitar, Director: Ms. Sarswati Rajagopalan ; Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Contact No  : 011-23388815

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prasad Road, New Delhi
9:00 am
Centres of educational excellence and sites of knowledge in early india up to 13th century a. D. : history, dimensions and new researches

Two Days international Conference, Jointly organized by nari samvaad prakalp of indira gandhi national centre for the arts (ignca), new delhi and department of history and social sciences, deen dayal upadhyaya college, delhi university.

Time : Day-1 : 9.00 Am To 7.30 Pm And Day-2 :  9.30 Am To 5.45 Pm

Contact No –  9821398999 (Dr. Radha Madhav Bhardwaj, Ddu), 9811983047 (dr. Sushma jatoo, IGNCA)

Venue:  Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University Of Delhi, Sector-3, Dwarka -110078, 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
Hindu Cultural Trails: Celebration of a Timeless Tradition – Gods and Goddesses, Pilgrims and Prayers, Temples and Texts

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) under the aegis of Ministry of Culture is organising an International Seminar on Hindu Cultural Trails (Shaktha Trails, Shaiva Trails, Vaishnava Trails in the South Asian region) in collaboration with the SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo from 8-10 October 2018. The scholars interested in participating the seminar may send the title of the presentation and abstracts (250 words approximately) along with a brief bio-data (not exceeding 150 words) not later than 20 August 2018.

IGNCA reserves the right to select the proposal for presentation in the seminar.
The concept note and the format in which the information needs to be submitted may be downloaded from the link.

Only those applications would be considered which are submitted in the prescribed format shown in the link above.

The filled documents may be submitted to the IGNCA at email id:

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi
2:00 pm
Artistic Legacy of Tagore

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Puducherry
All Day

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

Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi
3:30 pm
Special Lecture on Silpa Shastra

Venue:  Exhibition Hall, Puducherry
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