Please visit Web Portal of Begum Akhtar at http://ignca.nic.in/begum_akhtar/index.html


National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) Project at http://ncaa.gov.in/repository


Date : 5th – 16th March, 2018

Event : 3 Solo Shows : Pratul Dash  | Malavika Rajnarayan | Poushali Das

Preview: 5th March, 2018 from 6.30 pm -8.30 pm


Venue : Twin Art Gallery -1, IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi

Time : 11am -7 pm (Open all days)

Contact No. +91 9205809630


Date: 13th March – 12th April, 2018.

Event : Mobile Exhibition on the ‘World of Rock Art’ by Adi Drishya Unit of IGNCA.

Inauguration of the exhibition : 13th March, 2018, 11:00 AM

Venue: Vivekananda Auditorium, Vinoba Bhave University, NH-33, Sindoor, Hazaribagh,

Jharkhand-825 301.

Time 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Monday – Saturday)

Contact No. : 011-23388014


Date : 14th -16th March, 2018

Event : International Conference on Rahul Sankrityayana (1893-1963): Mahapandit in the

Land of Snow in collaboration with Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New



Inauguration : 14th March, 2018 at 10.00am in the IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess,

Janpath, New Delhi


Venue : IGNCA Conference Hall, C.V Mess, Janpath,, New Delhi

Time : 10.00am onwards

Date : 16th March – 9th April, 2018

Event : Exhibition on Rahul Sankrityayana’s Antiquity Collection (from Patna Museum)  in

collaboration with Patna Museum ,Patna, Bihar.


Inauguration : 16th March, 2018 at 5.00pm


Venue : Twin Art Gallery 2, C.V. Mess Building, IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi.

Time : 11.00am -7.00pm




Contact No. : 011-23388211


Date : 16th -18th March, 2018

Event : Maithili Literature Festival by Maithili Lekhak Sangha in collaboration with Maithili

Bhojpuri Academy.


Venue : IGNCA Auditorium & Mati Ghar Lawan, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi

Time ; 10.00am to 8.00pm


Contact No. : 9334108281



Date : 17th & 18th March, 2018

Event : Two days celebration on the occasion of Nav Samvatsar 2075


17th March, 2018 at 11.00am    – E-invite

Concert by Ms. Padmini Dora of Odisha under Sanjari – a monthly folk music

concert series

17th March, 2018 at 6.30pm   – E-invite

Concert by Sunanda Sharma under the Bhinn Shadj – a quarterly rare ragas


18th March, 2018 at 11.00am –  E-invite

Concert by Prof. Chandanshive of Maharashtra on “Lavani ki Baithak”  under



Venue : IGNCA Lily Pond Lawns, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.




Contact No. : 011-23388155


Date :        19th March, 2018

Event :       Lecture/Presentation on ‘Land Routes to Sea Trade of the Kushans’

Venue: Lecture Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (A Block), 11, Mansingh Road

             New Delhi- 110011.

Time :        4.30 p.m.




Contact No. 9871147583


Date : 22nd – 23rd March, 2018

Event : Conference on “Maritime Traditions of Indian and Pacific Oceans”

Venue: Cochin, Kerala


Contact No. 9871147583


Date: 28th -30th March, 2018

Event : International Conference on Angkor Wat: The Monument and the Living Presence.


Inauguration : 28th March, 2018 at 10.30 am in the IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess,

Janpath, New Delhi.


Venue: IGNCA Conference Hall, Media Centre No. 3, Dr Rajendra Prasad Road, New Delhi

Time: 9:00 am-5:00 pm


Concept Note


Contact No. : 011-23388445


Date : 29th -31st March, 2018

Event : International Conference on Indian Inputs to Central Asian Art and Culture by East

Asia Programme Unit, IGNCA in collaboration with Association for Central Asian Civilizations & Silk Road Studies, Cambridge, London, UK.


Venue : IGNCA Conference Hall, C.V Mess, Janpath, New Delhi.


Concept Note




Contact No. : 011-23388211


Date:          Monday, 26th March, 2018

Event:               IGNCA Book Circle  @ Reference Library

Under the Outreach initiative, “the IGNCA Book Circle”, Kala Nidhi Reference Library organises a  Book Reading Session every month.

This month, the session will be held on 26th March, 2018 (Monday) at 4.00 pm

Book Reading cum launch session of `The Making of Early Kashmir – Landscape and Identity in the Rajatarangini’ by Dr. Shonaleeka Kaul, Associate Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.


Shonaleeka Kaul is a cultural historian of early South Asia specialising in working with Sanskrit literature. She has also been the Dinakar Singh Distinguished Lecturer in South Asian Studies, Yale University, U.S.A, and the Jan Gonda Fellow in Indology, Leiden University, The Netherlands.


Her books include: Imagining the Urban: Sanskrit and the City in Early India (Permanent Black and Seagull with University of Chicago Press, 2010), Cultural History of Early South Asia:  A Reader (Orient BlackSwan, 2013), and The Making of Early Kashmir: Landscape and Identity in the Rajatarangini (Oxford University Press, 2018)


Venue:     IGNCA Conference Room, C.V. Mess, Janpath,  New Delhi.

Time:                 4.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.


Contact:            011-23385884/ 9958878920


FILM CIRCLE SCREENING –  2nd & 4th Friday of every month


Date: 23.03.2018

Event : Film Screening of Bahurupiya

Director: Sidharth Srinivasan

      Duration: 54 minutes


Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3 Dr. R. P. Road, N. Delhi

Time:         5.00 pm onwards


Contact No.  : 011-23388815



Date : 4th – 8th April 2018

Event : The Festival of Bharat


The Festival of Bharat is a 21st Century tribute to the majesty and depth of India’s

multi-faceted civilisation.

It features an unmissable 3-day Lit Fest with numerous high profile debates and talks; a 3-day evening live Music Fest featuring breathtakingly beautiful classical and contemporary Indian music and featuring legendary artistes and new stars; morning yoga and meditation sessions led by The Art of Living; a 5-day flea market and exhibition backed by state governments; a supremely healthy and delectable panoply of organic and vegetarian foods at the outdoor food fest; an Indic fashion show as organised for world leaders; and much more besides. Backed by the Government of India, All India Radio, Radio Mirchi, INOX and many more respected partners. Register without delay for you free or premium tickets, via www/festivalofbharat.com.

Venue : IGNCA, New Delhi.

Time :8.00 am to 10.00pm




Event Updates


Facebook:         https://www.facebook.com/festivalbharat/

Instagram:         https://www.instagram.com/festivalofbharat/

Twitter:              https://twitter.com/festivalbharat

Website:            http://www.festivalofbharat.com

Contact email :  namaste@festivalofbharat.com

Free Registration: http://www.festivalofbharat.com/ticket-types


Contact No: +91 98 1985 0534


IGNCA has reactivated its twitter handle @igncakd. Please interact with us actively


We look forward to seeing you at all our programmes.

Nearest metro station: Central Secretariat, Gate Number 2.

Bus routes touching IGNCA:  615, 522, 521, 505.

You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter streams or visit our website.ignca.gov.in email : igncakaladarsana@gmail.com


Please visit the permanent Galleries  –  Raja Deen Dayal Gallery and Lok-raag on the Masks and Puppets of IGNCA Cultural Archives , Upper basement, 11, Mansingh Road, New Delhi.



Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
CV Mess Building, Janpath
New Delhi-110001

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