IGNCA Programme Schedule July 2018

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts:  Programme Schedule July 2018


Date : July 5, 2018
Event : Arth-Art for Earth-The Excavated Museum of Clay by Manav Gupta

IGNCA cordially invites you to the first of its kind public art project on environment by one of India’s leading contemporary artists.

The art exhibits explore nature as a museum laboratory of art, espousing sustainable development by excavating the philosophies of ancient civilizations, like Indian vedic practices, on environment. The artist converts quintessential rural Indian clay pottery into avant garde contemporary installations that embrace nature through the five elements.

Join us to light an earthen lamp and experience
Ganga the Riverfront and Matighar
Time Machine
Noah’s Ark
The Beehive Garden
Bed of Life

Inauguration by Chief Guest : Hon’ble Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Culture, Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

Venue : IGNCA Lawns, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
Time : 7.00 pm

Contact No : 011-23388155

Date : July 18 to 20, 2018
Event : Sanjari : Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Shrinkhala

July 18, 2018 – Folk Music of Madhya Pradesh and Assam
July 19, 2018 – Folk Music of Manipur and Jharkhand
July 20, 2018 – Folk Music of Nagaland and Gujarat

Sanjari was launched on the 30th Foundation Day of IGNCA on November 19, 2017 to promote folk music traditions of India.

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi

Contact No. : 011-23388155

Details will be shared in the second programme schedule from July 16 to 31, 2018.

Date : July 21, 2018
Event : Naadyatra Raag Mahotsav – YAMAN

In this celebration of Raags, we have chosen to present Raag Yaman in the Khayal Vocal, Sarod and Dhrupad Vocal formats. The main objective of the event is to experience Dhyaan or Mindfullness through the different expressions of Yaman.

Gauri Pathare (Khayal Vocal)
Abhay Datar (Tabla)
Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar (Sarod)
Akhilesh Gundecha (Pakhawaj)
Padmashri Gundecha Brothers (Dhrupad Vocal Jugalbandi)
Pandit Dalchand Sharma (Pakhawaj)

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Time : 6.30 pm

Contact No :
Sangeeta Chopra – +91 9811501026
Sanjeev Jha – +91 9868022851

Email : contact.naadyatra@gmail.com

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Date : July 27, 2018
Event : Play- Padma Shri Prahasana by playwright, Ms. Rashmi Kalsie

Padma Shri Prahsana is an intelligent satire about a character named Ms. Padma
Aggarwal who loses her Padma Shri and finds herself in the midst of a political drama.
Playwright, Ms. Rashmi Kalsie attempts to revive the glory of ancient Indian theatre on modern stage.

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi

Contact No  : 011-23388155

IGNCA Book Circle  @ Reference Library

Date :  July 13, 2018
Event : Book Launch cum Reading Session

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

For the month of June, 2018, IGNCA will hold a book reading session of ‘Conflict, Education and People’s war in Nepal’ by Shri Sanjeev Rai. This book presents an overview of the democracy movement and the history of education in Nepal. It shows how schools became the battleground for the state and the Maoists as well as captures emerging trends in the field, challenges for the state and negotiations with political commitments. It looks at the factors that contributed to the conflict, and studies the politics of the region alongside gender and identity dynamics.

Venue :  IGNCA Conference Hall, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Time: 4.00 pm

Contact No :  011-23385884

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

Date : July 13, 2018
Event : Kumbh (Eternal Journey of Indian civilization)

The film unfolds spiritual, cultural and social importance of the Kumbh Mela and highlights its great relevance for the modern world.

Director : Shri Harshit Jain
Duration : 69 minutes

Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prashad Road, New Delhi
Time : 5.30 pm onwards

Date : July 27, 2018
Event : Folklore Museum of Mysore

The film relates to the tangible and intangible heritage of the folk world. It explores the unique folklore within the broader dimensions of folk styles and also focuses on yaksagana and shadow puppetry.

Director : Shri M.Lingaraj
Duration : 75 minutes

Venue :IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prashad Road, New Delhi
Time : 5.30 pm onwards

Contact No  : 011-23388815

Admission Notice for various PG Diploma courses at IGNCA on

  • PGD in Cultural Informatics
  • PGD in Preventive Conservation
  • PGD in Buddhist Studies
  • PGD in Digital Library and Data Management
  • PGD in Manuscriptology and Palaeography


We look forward to seeing you at all our programmes.

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