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Ranchi Diwali Utsava. Raj Bhavan, Ranchi, Jharkhand

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Ranchi Art Heritage of Jharkhand: A Study of Ghodasimar temple of Satagaowa


Lecture on Oral Tradition and Historiography of Jharkhand: A Model study of the Folk Lore and Folk Art of Santhal Pargana Region by Prof. Rajiva Kumar Sinha



Lecture on the occasion of Hindi Diwas the topic is क्षेत्रीय एवं जनजातीय भाषाओ के विकास में हिंदी का योगदान by Dr Ashok Priyadarshi



Lecture on Cultural Informatics: A Case Study Of Devnarayan at Ranchi Regional Centre (28th August 2017)

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Workshop, Sunenge Tabhi to Seekhenge by IGNCA and Raaggiri Trust

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Ranchi Illustrated Lecture on Santhal Oral Tradition & its cultural aspects. (13th July 2017)

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Lecture on "Archaeological Remains Of Jharkhand " held on 28 june 2017

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Seminar Three days National Seminar on Raashtriya Ekaatmata evam Bharatiya Sanskriti under Bharat Vidya Prayojana to be organized in collaboration with IGNCA and Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, Delhi. Press Update


Ranchi Workshop cum performance on Nagpuri Dance

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Swagat Parv

 to celebrate Vikram Samvat (Hindu New Year).

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Leela in Kheriya

Exhibition A mobile exhibition The World of Rock Art  in collaboration with IGRMS, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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Exhibition An exhibition A Story Called Cinema : The B. D. Garga Archives by the Media Centre of the IGNCA. (9th February 2017)

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Seminar Two-day International Symposium on Shirei Hodu: Celebrating the Jewish Saga of India - International Conference, Exhibition and Cultural Festival at IGNCA
Performance Fourth edition of Tyagaraja Aradhanai in collaboration with Shanmukhananda Sangeetha Sabha.
Exhibition Exhibition on Ramayana in visual arts at Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Concert Concert by Ranjani-Gayatri duo as part of the Centenary commemoration of Bharat Ratna Dr M S Subbulakshmi.  

International Storytelling Festival
11th - 13th November 2016

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Rock Art A National Seminar on Rock Art of Northeast: Methodological and Technical Issues. (5th - 6th October 2016 Meghalaya) Press Update
Workshop and MOU Signing 23rd August 2016

Orientation Workshop on Rock Art for Multidisciplinary Scholars at Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.

MoU signing ceremony between Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi and Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur on 23rd August, 2016 at 11:30 am at Jal P. Gimi Committe Room, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur.


MOU Signing


Exhibition The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Panjab University, Chandigarh (10th August - 10th September 2016) Press Update
10.08.2016 - Punjab Kesari | Indian Express
11.08.2016 - Indian Express | Times of India | Tribune | Amar Ujala | Dainik Bhaskar


28th July 2016 Sanskriti Samvad Shrinkhala (Cultural dialogue series) - on the 90th birthday of eminent litterateur Dr. Naamvar Singh.
27th July 2016 Release of DVDs on Pt. Mani Prasad and Pt. Dal Chand Sharma under the Masters of Hindustani Classical Music series. IGNCA has recorded 25 great masters in Hindustani Classical Music. In Phase II of the project, DVDs of a selection of the recording is being released. The DVDs are 9th & 10th in the series.

Yoga Day Celebration of International Yoga Day

The World of Rock Art Exhibition (15 June - 24 July 2016)

Venue: Himachal State Museum, Shimla


Exhibition The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Regional Science City , Aliganj, Lucknow from 26th April-24th May 2016

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Exhibition India-China Rock Art Exhibition-cum-Workshop 2016
Performance Kathakar: International storytellers Festival

(5th to 7th February 2016)



The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Archaeological Survey of India, at Nagpur from 19th - 20th December 2015

Exhibition Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition at IGNCA-Southern Regional Centre (SRC) (27 November 2015. - 29 January 2016)

Exhibition: Images of India-A fascinating journey through time (5 - 31 September 2015)

Exhibition Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition - 10th August - 10th September 2015
Exhibition Africans in India: A Rediscovery a travelling exhibition held at Vadodara 20th - 25th July 2015


Exhibition 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. In association with Science Centre, Surat (under Surat Municipal Corporation), the exhibition will be showcased at one of the art galleries of the Science Centre.

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Exhibition on Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore: A visionary, Artist an Poet And A Symposium on Cultural Resources Management Venue: Ujjayanta Palace, Agartala, Tripura


Release of Interactive Multimedia presentation of Gita Govinda On a drive with Radha-Krishna's love story
Rock Art

The World of Rock Art Exhibition at Sangeetha Mahal Palace Complex, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu from 6th May - 5th June 2015

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Media Unit Press update on IGNCA Films displayed at Jorhat (Assam) and Shillong (Meghalaya) on 10th-11th and 18th-19th Feb. 2015
  1. Press Update > Dainik Agardoot

  2. Press Update > Dainik Janambhumi

  3. Press Update > The Telegraph Metro
  4. Press Update > The Assam Tribune
  5. Press Update > Eastern Chronicle Shillong
  6. Press Update > The Telegraph Guwahati, Metro
  7. Press Update > The Meghalaya Guardian
  8. Press Update > The Meghalaya Guardian
  9. Press Update > Highland Post
  10. Press Update > The Shillong Times
  11. Press Update > Meghalaya Times
  12. Press Update > The Shillong Times, Shillong

Conservation Unit Turning an Old Leaf

Press Update (Indian Express 5.5.2015)

Rock Art Turning India, April 2015

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Exhibition IGNCA in collaboration with Womens College, Silchar, Assam presents Exhibition on GURUDEV RABINDRANATH TAGORE: A VISIONARY, ARTIST & POET.  Curated by Shri Virendra Bangroo Press Updates
SRC, Bengaluru "EESHAANYA"- North East Cultural Festival ( 28th and 29th of March 2015)

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Kaladarsana Installation - Art-Theatre event 409 Ramkinkars by VIVADI in collaboration with IGNCA.
  • Press Update
    • Indian Express (23rd March 2015)

    • The Pioneer Delhi (28 March 2015) (PDF)

    • The Pioneer Chandigarh (28 March 2015) (PDF)

    • Mint (all editions 04.04.2015) (PDF)

    • The Hindu (6.04.2015) (PDF)

Film Shows

Film screening of BANAM, MYTH and COSMOLOGY OF SANTHALS (27th March 2015)

Press Update: Millennium Post  |  PDF
Exhibition Exhibition Aurel Stein: Fascinated by the Orient-life and work of Sir Aurel Stein (24th March 2015 - 10th April 2015) Press Updates

SRC, Bengaluru

SRC's Audio-Visual Archive

  • The Hindu Bangalore (6th March 2015)
  • The Hindu ( Delhi - 13th March 2015)
  • The Hindu ( Kolkata - 13th March 2015)

Exhibition on From Earth to Earth : Devotion and Terracotta Offerings in Tamil Nadu

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Performance Kathakar-International Storytellers Festival (30th January to 1st February 2015) A storytelling festival in town is set to engage people with the ancient st le of folk nation hen was the last time you had someone narrate you a tale...
Exhibition Tanjavur Brihadsvara: the Monument and the Living Tradition ( 19th - 24th January 2015)
  • Captures beauty of 1000-year-old World Heritage Monument IGNCA Brhadisvara exhibition begins... Press update:  Trinity Mirror, Chennai (Jan 20).

  • The Big Temple Redux Standing tall and majestic in the bustling city of Thanj avur, the Brihadeeswarar Temple is more often than not visited for many religious ceremonie.... Press update:  Deccan Chronicle, 19/1/2015
Media Unit Of Gods and Men

Rama arrived on the stage in many forms and refuses to leave. We list the varied interpretations of the Ramayana, from the timeless to the subversive STAGE TO SCREEN RAMNAGAR ki Ramleela is soaked ...

Rock Art Exhibition Rock Art Exhibition in Kerala, Inaugurated on 28th November, 2014
Rock Art Workshop One Day Orientation Workshop on Rock Art at BSIP, Lucknow, organised on 11th December, 2014
Shastra Utsava Shastra Utsava: 2014 Based on IGNCAs publication: NARTANA NIRNAYA OF PUNDARIKA VITTHALA (21st - 22nd November 2014)

Press Update: Changing Techniques - Modern take on classical forms (Deccan Herald)

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Performance Ram ki Shakti Puja (11th Nov. 2014) Press Update: Rama takes a bow: Two dance-drama productions of the Ramayana highlight contemporary concerns
Exhibition Tanjavur Brihadsvara: the Monument and the Living Tradition (13th Nov. - 13th Dec. 2014)


Festival North East Festival 7th - 10th November 2014
Exhibition Africans in India: A Rediscovery
Exhibition Rock Art IGNCA Rock Art Exhibition in Yinchaun, China - 27th August, 2014 to 30th September, 2015 at Yinchuan World Rock Art Museum, China
Exhibition A Vintage Camera Collection Exhibition
Photo Exhibition Drawn from Light : Early Photography and the Indian Sub-continent
MOBILE EXHIBITION Brhadisvara Temple
NEWS Rock Art
PROJECT Brhadisvara Temple about Exhibition Brhadisvara:The Monument and the Living Tradition
  • Not just another temple view JPG   /  PDF (published in The Hindu - December 13, 2013 (Friday Review) Page 3
  • Thanjavur's Brihadeeswara Temple in photographs, view JPG   /  PDF Monday 16 December 2013 published in Deccan Herald
MOBILE EXHIBITION Rock Art Mobile Exhibition

Multidisciplinary Orientation Workshop on Rock Art at Guwahati University (Assam) - 20th November, 2013 

Mobile Exhibition

BOOK RELEASE Release function of Book on Ajanta: Handbook of Paintings by Prof. Dieter Schlingloff, senior German scholar and an acclaimed authority on Buddhism . Prof. Himanshu Prabha Ray, Chairperson NMAI will release the book. The book launch will be followed by a symposium on the book.  (26.11.2013)

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NEWS Hindu 22.06.2013 Read in a paperless world


CONFERENCE International Conference on Rock Art 2012

Clippings about Conference and Mobile Exhibition


PROJECT NMM National Mission for Manuscripts
15th Feb. 2009 Indian Express
7th March 2009 IGNCA move to save rock art - StateTimes
6th March 2009 New Rock art scenes - The Hindu
26th Jan. 2009 Stupendous Project to document Rock Art - The Hindu
27th Dec. 2008 Pre - historic rock art under threat - The Hindu
27th Dec. 2008 Vaartha
27th Dec. 2008 Andhra Bhoomi
27th Dec. 2008 Andhra Jyothi
27th Dec. 2008 Surya
27th Dec. 2008 Eenadu
27th Dec. 2008 Eenadu
17th Dec. 2008 Experts visit Bundi to document rock paintings - Hindustan Times
14th Dec. 2008 Rock Art Paintings on Click of Mouse - Bundi Bhaskar
9th Jan. 2008 Documentation begin for Rock Art in Bundi - Bundi Bhaskar
12th May 2007 Prajavani
12th May 2007 Udayavani
12th May 2007 Vijaynagaravani
11th May 2007 Sanyukta Karnataka
11th May 2007 Enamma Kannada Nadu
11th May 2007 Surya
10th May 2007 Kannada Prabha
10th May 2007 Eenadu Telugu
10th May 2007 Vijaya Karnataka
10th may 2007 Vijaya Karnataka
9th May 2007 Sanjevani
21st Dec. 2007 The Rural Picture - Statesman

News on Ram Katha 

know more about Ramkatha - Ankan Manchan Aur Vaachan

18th Dec. 2007 Tribal Ramayana to be recorded, Archived - Courtesy Yahoo India News
14th Dec. 2007 Many manifestations of Ram Katha - The Hindu
13th Dec. 2007 IGNCA to record and document Tribal Ramayanas - Courtesy Hindu Blog
6th Dec. 2007 IGNCA mein Ram Katha Utsav - Rashtriya Sahara
5th Dec. 2007 Carrying Forward a Dying Tradition - Hindustan Times
4th Dec. 2007 Tribal Ramayana to be recorded, Archived - Hindustan Times
4th Dec. 2007 Folk Voice - Hindustan Times Metro
4th Dec. 2007 Tribal Ramayana to be recorded - Courtesy
3rd Dec. 2007 Tribal Ramayana to be recorded, Archived - Courtesy
3rd Dec. 2007 Tribal Ramayana to be recorded, Archived - Courtesy Nagaland Post
3rd Dec. 2007 IGNCA to record, archive tribal Ramayana - Bureau Report Zee News
30th Nov. 2007 IGNCA ka mega Cultural Project Shuru - Navbharat Times, Delhi
25th Nov. 2007 Ram Katha aur Lok Kalaon par Karyakram Kal Se - Sunday Navbharat Times
24th Nov. 2007 Documentation Workshop Planned - Hindu
NEWS 6th Nov. 2007 Bureaucrats take over manuscript mission, Times of India
5th Nov. 2007 Will Art form be Patented - Patenting must to protect Indian Art Forms: UNESCO, Hindustan Times
4th Nov. 2007 IGNCA Supporting Social Organizations in North East, Punjab Kesari
11th - 14th Sep. 2007 Rare Manuscripts to be made available Digitally - Allahabad Museum Initiative
19-06-2007 The Asian Age, New Delhi - Revival for Indira Arts Centre
June 2007 News from North East in Regional Language
07-06-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Development threatening culture
06-06-2007 Guwahati - National Seminar 
06-06-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - IGNCA prog at Kalakshetra
29-05-2007 The Assam Tribune, Guwahati - Lessons from the past to enrich the present
28-05-2007 The Dainik Janambhumi, Guwahati in Regional Language
11th - 18th Dec. 2005 Organiser - About Ajanta CD-ROM
13-12-2005 Asian Age - About Ajanta CD-ROM
09-12-2005 Hindu - About Ajanta CD-ROM
09-12-2005 Hindustan - About Ajanta CD-ROM
23-06-2004 Hinduism Today - Magazine about Murai - Devadasi CD-ROM
23-06-2004 Hinduism Today - Magazine about IGNCA's Website
30-12-2003 Hindustan Times (Popular Websites)
05-05-2001 Hindustan Times (The IGNCA Website is a Boon to Art Aficionados...)

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