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Date/Time Event
03/04/2018
All Day
Second Dr. V.S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture

Venue:  Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA),, New Delhi
14/03/2018-16/03/2018
All Day
International Conference on Rahul Sankrityayan (1893-1963): Maha Pandit in the Land of Snow

Venue:  Conference Hall in Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, C.V Mess, Janpath,, New Delhi
24/02/2018
6:30 अपराह्न
Play : Celestial Carillon

Director : Gilles Rhodes and Hélène Marseille
Name of the company : Transe Express
Duration :  55mins

The project is brought by French Institute in India / Embassy of France in India, with the support of National School of Drama and Indira Gandhi National Centre of the Arts. This mesmerising show will mark the Bonjour India Closing Ceremony.

Contact No : 91-11-30410045/ 9810434363


Venue:  Front Lawns, Central Vista Mess Building, Indira Gandhi National Centre For the Arts, Janpath, New Delhi
24/02/2018-25/02/2018
4:00 अपराह्न-5:00 अपराह्न
Talks in in collaboration with India City Walks for the story-telling sessions

Theme One : Eight Cities of Delhi
Theme Two : Mughal Art


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
23/02/2018
6:30 अपराह्न
Concert by Ms. Sonia Shirsat Fadista under Sanjari- a monthly folk music concert Series

This is the fourth concert in this series.  Sanjari was launched on the 30th Foundation Day of IGNCA on 19th November, 2017.

Contact No :- 011-23388155


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
23/02/2018
4:00 अपराह्न-5:15 अपराह्न
Lecture on Ghora - Waiting for the Goddess

Lecture followed by film screening on Ghora- Waiting for Goddess is intensively based on customs, ritual practices in temple complexes of Kamakhya with a main focus trans dance dedicated to mother Goddess.

Speaker : Dr. Irene Majo Garigliano
Chairperson : Dr. Gautam Sarma, Cotton University


Venue:  Vivakanada Kendra Institute of Culture, Guwahati
23/02/2018
3:30 अपराह्न
Saakshya - Drushya : Sravana Belagola The Jain heritage site
Documentary Film Screening Series

Director :  R.Bharathadri
Duration :  76 Minutes
Time : 1:30 pm (for School Children)
Time : 3:30 pm (for Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
21/02/2018-22/02/2018
10:00 पूर्वाह्न
Seminar on "The Legendary Vaggeyakar of Hindustani Classical Music of Khayal Gharanas"

Conceptualized & Curated by Dr Kumud Diwan.
Mentor : Dr. Bharat Gupt

Contact No :- 011-23388155


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
20/02/2018
4:00 अपराह्न
Book Release and Panel Discussion on "Tantrapuṣpāñjali"
Tantric Traditions and Philosophy of Kashmir, Studies in memory of Pandit H. N. Chakravarty
Edited by : Bettina Sharada Bäumer & Hamsa Stainton
Panel Discussion Chaired by : Shri Ram Bahadur Rai, President, I.G.N.C.A. Trust

Venue:  Lecture Hall, IGNCA ,11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
18/02/2018
5:15 अपराह्न-7:00 अपराह्न
Celebrations of Muthuswamy Dikshitar Anniversary

In collaboration with Shanmukhananda Sabha

Contact No : 9717019444


Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Room, 11, mansingh Road, New Delhi
13/02/2018
4:00 अपराह्न
9th Prof. Nirmal Kumar Bose Memorial Lecture

Speaker : Prof. Nadeem Hasnain (Senior Fellow, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Former Prof. & Head, Department of Anthropology, Lucknow University, India)
Topic : First Citizens: The Tribal People at Crossroads


Venue:  Lecture Hall, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
12/02/2018
3:00 अपराह्न
The Nation And Its History : Indian Experiences Of Interpretation

Lecture By Prof. Evgeniya Vanina (Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow).


Venue:  Shaheed Smriti Sabhagar, Central Library Ranchi University, Morabadi, Ranchi
12/02/2018
3:00 अपराह्न-4:00 अपराह्न
Lecture cum Demonstration
The puppetry tradition in Assam dates back to the time of the great Vaishnavite Saint Srimanta Sankardeva who pioneered the puppetry tradition in Assam, locally known as Putola Nach and Putula- Bhaoriya.

Chairperson :  Mr. Ghanashyam Medhi, Principal, Jatia Vidyalaya, Guwhati           
Topic :  Putola Nach of Assam (Puppetry) by Deepjyoti Gogoi
Venue:  Jatia Vidyalaya School, Noonmati, Guwhati

11/02/2018
11:00 पूर्वाह्न
Seventh Chapter of Sanskriti Samvaad Shrinkhla (Cultural dialogue series)

It will have a symposium on famous Hindi litterateur Krishan Bihari Mishra.

Contact No : 9716950275


Venue:  Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad, 36 A, Shakespeare Road, Kolkata, West Bengal
11/02/2018
7:30 पूर्वाह्न
Fifth Concert in the series 'bhairav se bhairavi tak'

Presenting meditative morning ragas in collaboration with Antarnaad.

Details: ‘bhairav se bhairavi tak’ series has been conceived and curated by Saloni Gandhi.
Padmabhushan Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra will be accompanied by Pandit Kumar Bose (Tabla) and Shri Sumit Mishra (Harmonium).


Venue:  Karnataka Chitrakala Parishad Art Complex Kumara Krupa Road, Bengaluru
09/02/2018
3:30 अपराह्न
Saakshya - Drushya: Celestial Coronation Mahamastakabhisekam Of Bahubali Karkala
Documentary Film Screening Series

Director :  R.Bharathadri
Duration :  46 Minutes
Time : 1:30 pm (for School Children)
Time : 3:30 pm (for Public)


Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
09/02/2018
All Day
Film screening of "The Man who Dwarfed the Mountains"

A National Award winning PSBT Documentary

Director : Ruchi Srivastava and Sumit Khanna
Duration : 59 minutes


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi
04/02/2018-18/02/2018
5:00 अपराह्न
First International Kala Mela in collaboration with Lalit Kala Akademi

Inauguration on 4th February, 2018 at 5.00pm at IGNCA lawns, Janpath, New Delhi.

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon’ble Vice President of India will inaugurate the Kala Mela in the gracious presence of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of Culture  and Shri C.S. Krishna Setty, Administrator, Lalit Kala Akademi.

The inauguration will be followed by Folk Dance by Karunadasa Olaboduwa Dance Troupe, Srilanka and `SARGAM’ Kathak Recital by Pandit Harish Gangani’s Team, India.

Contact No : 9999668367


Venue:  IGNCA Lawns, Janpath, New Delhi

04/02/2018
10:00 पूर्वाह्न
Bhairav se Bhairavi Tak - Fourth Concert of the series

Conceived By Saloni Gandhi

A Journey of Ragas with:
Padmabhushan Pandit Rajan & Pandit Sajan Misra

Accompanied By:
Pandit Kumar Bose(Tabla) and Pandit Dharmanath Mishra(Harmonium)


Venue:  IGNCA , 11 Mansigh Road, New Delhi
03/02/2018-10/02/2018
10:00 पूर्वाह्न-5:30 अपराह्न
Demetrios Galanos and His Legacy: Indo-Greek scholarship 1790-2018

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, no. 1, C. V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
01/02/2018
11:30 पूर्वाह्न
Sufi Qawwali by Yusuf Khan Nizami

In collaboration with Lady Shri Ram College For Women, University of Delhi, New Delhi.

Contact No  :- 011-23388155/ 011-26434459


Venue:  LSR Auditorium, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi
31/01/2018
3:00 अपराह्न
Lecture on the topic "India’s New Cultural Waves in Vietnam"

By Prof. Phan Thi Thu Hien, Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University, Ho Chih Minh City, Vietnam


Venue:  IGNCA’s lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
30/01/2018
3:00 अपराह्न
9th Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji Memorial Lecture

Speaker : Prof. Sachidananda Mohanty, VC, Central University of Orissa
Topic : Can Rhetoric Decide Authorship? Sri Aurobindo and the Problem of the Mahabharata


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
28/01/2018-01/02/2018
All Day
An exhibition 'PART ! TRAP' curated by Anoop Kamath, presented by Gallery

Part and trap are not mere semordnilap  (a term coined to refer to words and phrases which make sense when read backwards, but have a different meaning from when they are read forwards).

Contact No : Nidhi Jain – 9811252305

Venue: Twin Art Gallery–I, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi

Note : This programme has been cancelled due to some unavoidable circumstances.

27/01/2018-28/01/2018
6:00 अपराह्न-8:00 अपराह्न
Fifth edition of Saint Tyagaraja Aradhanai in collaboration with Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha

 27th January from 6pm to 8 pm  – IGNCA Lecture Room, 11, Mansingh Road, N.D.

Carnatic Vocal concert by Sangita Kala Acharya Smt..Alamelu Mani accompanied by R. Sridhar on violin and Kumbakonam N. Padmanaban on Mridangam.

28th January from 10am to 12.30pm – Matighar Lawns, IGNCA
10am to 11am         –  Flute recital and violin recital by local artists
11am to 12.30pm  –  Pancharatna krithis singing by Ms.Alamelu Mani &  accompanists

28th January from 5.45pm -7.45pm pm -IGNCALecture Room, 11, Mansingh Road.
–  Workshop by Ms.Alamelu Mani on Padams and Javalis.

Contact No. :  011-23388155/9717019444


Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Room, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi
25/01/2018
4:00 अपराह्न-5:00 अपराह्न
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.

Due to Republic Day rehearsals, the event has been cancelled

Contact :  011-23385884/ 9958878920
Venue:  IGNCA Reference Library, 1st Floor, , 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi

25/01/2018
3:00 अपराह्न
Lecture on Birsa Munda and his Birsayat Cult

Indira Gandhi National Centre For the Arts Regional Centre Ranchi is organising a lecture on the topic “Birsa Munda and his Birsayat Cult”


Venue:  IGNCA Regional Centre Ranchi office, Examination Data Processing Cell building, Ranchi University, Morabadi, Ranchi
22/01/2018
11:00 पूर्वाह्न
Kalandhi’s 29th Annual Day celebrations on Basant Panchami’

Contact No :  011-23388333


Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
21/01/2018
5:30 अपराह्न
Concert by Shri Delong Padung and his team from Arunachal Pradesh under Sanjari - a monthly Folk Music Concert Series
This is the third concert in this series. Sanjari was launched on the 30th Foundation Day of IGNCA on 19th November, 2017.

Contact No. :  011-23388155
Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi

19/01/2018
11:00 पूर्वाह्न
Lecture-cum-demonstration on 3D Art and Illustrative Roomscapes

By Shri Prasad Pawar, acclaimed photographer and digital artist


Venue:  Twin Art Gallery, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
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