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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
5:00 pm
In search of Alha

The film explores passion for Alha Music, a dying oral tradition of the ballad of Alha-Udal, the common warriors who rose to fame with their velour and compassion for the poor. The geographic spread of the ballad spans through Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.

Director:  Balaka Ghosh
Duration:  63 minutes

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi
5:00 pm
Hindustani Classical Music Concert

Contact No :-    91-9868964007

Venue:  Audrey House, near Soochna Bhawan, Ranchi
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Exhibition on Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi `Kurai Onrum Illai - MS: A Life in Music’

Venue:  Abhivyakti Art Gallery,, Vadodara
6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Valedictory of M S Subbulakshmi Centenary Programme Series

Venue:  Seminar Hall, IGNCA, RC, Bangalore
10:00 am-5:00 pm
National seminar on Rock Art of Central India with Special Reference to Madhya Pradesh

In Collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal

Venue:  Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Shamla Hills, (next to RCE campus) Bhopal- 462013, Madhya Pradesh
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Exhibition on Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi `Kurai Onrum Illai - MS: A Life in Music’

Contact No :- 91-9868964007

Venue:  Audrey House, near Soochna Bhawan, Ranchi
4:30 pm-8:30 pm
Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival in collaboration with Nivesh

Under Bal Jagat Project, IGNCA is organisng a three day international storytellers festival. In which storytellers from United Kingdom, Belgium and Italy are participating and in the Indian Storytelling section, IGNCA has invited Nautanki Group, Shadow Puppet Group, Shri Vishal Bhardwaj, Shri Mohit Chauhan ad Ms. Divya Pathak.

Time : 9.00am -12.30pm (for school children only)

Contact No :-  011-23388155 / 9999088105

Venue:  IGNCA Lawns, 11,Mansingh Road,, New Delhi
6:00 pm
Swara Shataka – Bharataratna Dr. M S Subbulakshmi – Centenary Concert Series

Carnatic Music Performance By Smt. Lakshmi Shyam Sunder – Vocal

Venue:  Auditorium, Sri Brahmachaitanya Sri Rama Mandira, Chintamani, Chikkaballapura, Bengaluru
11:00 am-8:00 pm
Lok Gatha Utsav - Festival of traditional arts and crafts

On the occasion of the birth centenary of Rashtrarishi Nanaji Deshmukh, IGNCA in
collaboration with Deendayal Research Institute is organising Lok Gatha Utsav..

Inauguration on 28th November, 2017 at 5.00pm.

The focus of the festival is on oral epics, ballads, and legends in performance, arts & crafts traditions of folk and tribal communities of India. Around 500 traditional folk artists from all over the country will be invited to present the rich traditional cultural heritage of India built around their narrative traditions. This festival will offer a rich variety of traditional crafts, textiles, martial arts, processional theatre, rituals and stage performances. Besides, there will be special arts and crafts workshops for school children to learn from the Artisans. The inaugural performance is the internationally acclaimed “Manganiyar Seduction” from Rajasthan, choreographed by the famous art director and composer Roysten Abel. Shri Manoj Tiwari, Shri Hans Raj Hans, and Shri Mohit Chauhan will regale the audience with their performances every evening.

Venue:  Matighar Lawns, IGNCA, C. V. Mess, Janpath, -110001, New Delhi
11:00 am-7:00 pm
LEELA : An Exhibition on Ramayana Tradition

The exhibition is built around philosophical, narrative, visual, pictorial and performing aspects of the Ramayana tradition in classical, folk and contemporary contexts. The theme is presented through manuscripts, sculptures, paintings including miniature painting, wooden, bronze, stone, terracotta arts & crafts, textiles, audio-visual and multimedia presentations. The exhibition has specifically designed installations to explain abstract philosophical concepts. One of the highlights of the exhibition is the exhibits from the collection of Kashi Naresh, Banaras and original Ramlila paraphernalia from the world acclaimed Ramnagar Ramlila. Museums all across the country are participating in the exhibition by loaning precious and rare exhibits from their collections. A special lecture series is also being organized around the theme of Ramayana. Special workshops for children are a part of this exhibition.

Leela Exhibition is extended upto 25th December, 2017 

Venue:  Twin Art Gallery, IGNCA, CV Mess, New Delhi
11:00 am-3:00 pm
National Seminar AND Exhibition of images ON 'Folk Arts & Crafts of Doab Area' and Imges of india

Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in coordination with M.L. & J.N.K Girls College, Saharanpur is exhibiting an exhibition titled “Images of India” Curated by Mr. Virendra Bangroo.

There will be a traditional seminar on “Folk Arts and Crafts of Daab Area” on 25th and 26th Nov’2017 at 10 AM at College Auditorium.

The chief Guest would be Prof. N.K.Taneja, Vice Chancellor, C.C.S. University, Meerut

Venue:  M.L & J.N.K Girls College, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh
9:00 am-5:30 pm
Exhibition on Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi `Kurai Onrum Illai – MS: A Life in Music’

Venue:  IGNCA-Southern Regional CEntre, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bangalore
9:00 am-5:30 pm
Exhibition on Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi `Kurai Onrum Illai - MS: A Life in Music’ .

Venue:  IGNCA-Southern Regional CEntre, Kengute Circle, Magadi-Kengeri Ring Road, near IIPM, Mallathalli, Jnanabharathi Post, Bangalore – 560-056., Bangalore
5:30 pm
Rupa-Pratirup : The Body in Indian Art ( Part-III & IV)

The film introduces a variety of Indian aesthetic mediations on the role of art juxtaposing the art of different regions and communities, folk and classical.

Director : Vijay S Jodha
Duration : 54 minutes

Contact No.  :  011-23388815

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road,, New Delhi
4:00 pm-5:00 pm
IGNCA Book Circle @ Reference Library

Under the Outreach initiative, the IGNCA Book Circle has a monthly event held on the fourth Thursday of every month from 4:00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.This month, it will be held on Friday, 24th November, 2017.

This month, Dr. Kuldeep Chand Agnihotri will be the Resource Person.   He is the Vice Chancellor of Central University, Dharmshala, H.P. His fifteen books are already published.  Dr. Agnihotri will read from his book Jammu Kashmir ke Jannayak: Maharaja Hari Singh.  This is the first book on Maharaja Hari Singh which opens new path from the pre defined conceptions.

Contact :  011-23385884/ 9958878920

Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st Floor, 11, Mansingh Road,, New Delhi
10:00 am-5:00 pm
50th Anniversay of Auroville

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Auroville, IGNCA in collaboration with
Auroville Foundation is organising an exhibition and a panel discussion at IGNCA.

Inauguration of the exhibition `Sharing the knowledge and experience of Auroville’s
journey” on 22nd November, 2017 from 2.30pm to 5.00pm in the IGNCA Svasti Sankul
Gallery. The exhibition will remain open till 25th November, 2017.

Panel discussion on `Journey of Auroville : City for Human Unity’ on 22nd November,
2017 in the IGNCA Conference Room, C.V. Mess, Janpath from 5.00pm onwards.

Panelists :
Mrs. Anu Majumdar
Dr. Jurgen Axer
Professor Sachidananda Mohanty
Professor Makarand Paranjype

Moderator :
Dr. Ronald Meinardus

Contact No :- 011-23388155/8525019179

Venue:  IGNCA Svasti Sankul Gallery and Conference Room, C.V. Mess,, New Delhi
9:00 am-5:00 pm
The World of Rock Art Exhibition

In Collaboration with Doon Library and Research Centre, Dehradun and Mahadevi Kanya Pathshala (MKP College) for Girls, Dehradun

Contact No :- 011-23388014

Venue:  Mahadevi Kanya Pathshala (MKP College, Dehradun) 10, New Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
10:00 am-1:30 pm
IGNCA and Raaggiri Trust is hosting a workshop, 'Sunenge tabhi to seekhenge'

BY students from PANCHSHEEL BALAK INTER COLLEGE Sector-91, Noida. This is the sixth workshop which will be oragnised with Raaggiri Trust.

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium ,CV mess, janpath, New Delhi
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
3:30 pm
Book reading session of Ritual Enactment in Temple Tradition

Cheluvanarayanasvami Temple Melukote  Dr. Choodamani Nandagopal as part of Pusthaka Smriti Samskriti reading by Dr. C N Ramachandran, Eminent Writer and Critic

Venue:  Seminar Hall, IGNCA RCB Campus, Bengaluru
12:00 am
Workshop on the Śāradā Script

IGNCA in collaboration with Jammu Kashmir Study Centre, New Delhi is going to organise a workshop on the Śāradā Script

Applications are invited from research students/interested scholars from Academic Institutions. The workshop is open to all research students and scholars; however, the number of participants shall be limited to 30 only. Decision of the committee shall be final and only the selected candidates will be allowed to participate in the workshop.
Pre-registration is necessary. The training is free and open to all scholars. Duly filled application form may be sent on email latest by 27th October, 2017. The selected candidates will be informed by email by 30th October 2017. Accommodation (lodging & food) would be provided to outstation participants only. No TA / DA will be paid

Venue:  IGNCA, New Delhi, New Delhi
5:30 pm
Rupa-Pratirup : The Body in Indian Art ( Part-I & II)

The film introduces a variety of Indian aesthetic mediations on the role of art juxtaposing the art of different regions and communities, folk and classical.

Director :  Vijay S Jodha
Duration:   53 minutes

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road,, New Delhi
3:30 pm
Saakshya – Drushya – Documentary Film Screening Series Echoes Of The Past Bijapur

Director: R.Bharathadri Duration: 52 Mints

Venue:  Seminar Hall, IGNCA RCB, Bengaluru
3:00 pm
Mou Between Ignc & Artlab Australia

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA),, New Delhi
2:30 pm

Venue:  Pandit Omkarnath Thaku Auditorium, Faculty of Performing Arts, BHU, Varanasi
4:00 pm
The inauguration of a special enclosure for Dr. (Mrs.) Kapila Vatsyayan’s personal book collection

The function will be presided by Shri Rambahadur Rai, President, IGNCA Trust.

Contact No. : 011-23388333/8362

Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, Ist Floor, 11, Mansingh Road,, New Delhi
10:00 am-5:00 pm
Workshop on Documentation and Preventive Conservation of Oil Painting

Contact No. : 011-23388077

Venue:  Alwar State Museum, Alwar (Rajasthan), Rajasthan
9:00 am-6:30 pm
Exhibition – Kurai Onrum Illai - MS: A Life in Music

The exhibition will be inaugurated on 4th November, 2017 at 5.00pm.
9.30am – 11.30am
4.30pm  – 6.30pm

Contact No.  :  Dr. Nivedita Rout, Mobile No.- 7598320343

Venue:  Art Gallery, Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Goubert Avenue,, Puducherry
6:00 pm
Kinnari Jogi Mela

By Sri Guddappa Jogi & Troupe, Sagara, Shimogga Dist.
Academic Discourse by Dr. H C Boralingaiah, Former Vice Chancellor, Hampi Kannada University as part of the conference on Culture, Design & Cognition

Venue:  Amphi Theatre, IGNCA RCB Campus, Bengaluru
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