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An Exhibition of Photographs by Komala Vardan

24th Sep. 2001 - 30th Sep. 2001

Matighar, IGNCA

To celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of the

Founding of the People’s Republic of China

Embassy of the People’s Republic of China

in collaboration with

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

cordially invites you to the inauguration of a

Photographic Exhibition  

Glimpses of China


Komala Vardan
H.E. Shri Arun Jaitley

Union Minister of Law, Justice & Company Affairs


H.E. Hua Junduo

Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to India

will inaugurate the exhibition

on Monday 24th September, 2001 at 6.30 pm

at Mati Ghar, IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi

Komala Vardan - an artist with distinction in many fields has been laude for her originality and innovative choreography in dance, her discerning eye in photography, her imagination in painting and her sensitiveness and versatility in writing.

She is recipient of Sahitya Kala Parishad Samman – Delhi Kulaimamani title and award - Tamil Nadu, Rajyotsava award Karnataka, Natya Rani title - Singapore, Natya Ratna title awarded by Shanmukhananda Sangeeta Sabha - New Delhi, International Woman of the Year (1998-1999) award - Cambridge, UK, Key to the Hyog Prefecture by the Governor of Hyogo at Kobe, Japan.

She has been a member of the Federation of Indian Photography an participated in national and international photographic salons. Her entry in the All India Colour Contest of the FLP was sent around the world with Photographic Society of America.

Films Division, Government of India has made a documentary on her titled A Versatile Artiste - Komala Vardan.

This May, Komala Vardan was invited by Ministry of Culture of the People’s Republic of China to visit China as a member of the Goodwill Delegation. Impressed by the remarkable changes and great achievements she witnessed in China, she extensively photo documented the developments. Selected photographs taken by her giving Glimpses of China are being presented as part of celebrations for the 52nd Anniversary of the Founding the People’s Republic of China.


Her previous exhibition held in IGNCA Beauty and Rhythm - An Exhibition of photographs by Komala Vardan 

6th Feb.2001 to 18th Feb.2001

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