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Circular – All Internal Events scheduled in IGNCA, are Cancelled till further order


Date/Time Event
4:00 pm
Fourth Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar Memorial Lecture

The fourth Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture “Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar: The Chief Architect of Rock Art Studies in India” to be delivered by Prof. V. H. Sonawane, Eminent Archaeologist and Rock Art Specialist

Venue:  Auditorium, C. V. Mess, IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi-110001
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lecture series : Jayachamarajendra Vichaaradhaare
Speaker : Prof V N Sheshagiri Rao
Book : The Gita and Indian Culture written by His Highness Sri Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar

Venue:  High Tech Hall, Department of Philosophy, Mysore University, Manasa Gangotri, Mysore
3:30 pm
Documentary Film screening - Folklore of Museum of Mysore

Directed by M Lingraj, Duration : 35 minutes

Venue:  Seminar Hall, IGNCA RCB, Bengaluru
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Lecture : Manuscripts treasures of India - accessing our heritage repositories

As a part of Lecture series on manuscriptolgy of PG Diploma in Manuscripts and Palaeography classes by Dr.Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA RCB

Venue:  Centenary Hall, Mythic Society, Bengaluru
14/03/2020 - 15/03/2020
10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Yamuna Mahotsava


Contact :
8979159159, 9871498155, 8958044000

Venue:  IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi
3:30 pm
Film Screening - Folk Traditions Of Rama-Katha In The North East

Directed by Bappa Ray

Direction : 30 Minutes

Time : 3.30 PM for general public

Venue:  Seminar Hall, Ignca RCB, Bengaluru
13/03/2020 - 14/03/2020
All Day
National Conference on Cultural Identity: Manifestation through Architecture (CIMA-2020)

In collaboration with Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi

The two-day conference will include keynote addresses by eminent professionals along with interactive sessions chaired by academicians and professionals on the following themes:

  •  Art, Architecture and Society
  •  Architectural Symbolism
  •  Cultural transformation in the contemporary world
  •  Traditional systems and practices
  •  Cultural identities in Vernacular settings
  •  Global initiatives in culture preservation and conservation

This national conference will bring together the representatives from academia, research organizations, institutions, local bodies, and agencies and policy-makers. The selected abstracts/papers will be published in proceedings with ISBN.

Abstracts are invited for CIMA-2020, in the prescribed format enclosed for your kind reference. Please find the attached information poster with details regarding key dates and themes for paper/poster submission.

The registration fees will be Rs. 2500/- and the proceedings of the conference to the presenters will be sent as a complimentary copy.(final proceeding with ISBN).

For any query, please feel free to contact the Conference Team at

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
08/03/2020 - 18/03/2020
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
"Sambhashana Smaskrita" converse in Sanskrit classes

Inauguration : 8th March 2020 at 10.00 am.

The entry fee for the course is Rs.500/- per person

Venue:  IGNCA, RCB, Bangaluru
5:30 pm
Talk on Panch-Kanyaa

By Padma Vibhushan Dr. Sonal Mansingh

Contact : 011-23388224

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
08/03/2020 - 31/03/2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Exhibition on 108 women artists

Curated by Mrs. Nivedita Mishra from Maati Srijan

Inauguration: 4.30 pm

Note : Due to Coronavirus crises and in view of directions issued by Government in this regard, this event is cancelled

Contact : 011-23388224

Venue:  IGNCA Exhibition Hall, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Maati-3- A Purvanchal Festival of Art, Culture & Food

The initiative of Purvanchal Festival Maati was launched in 2018 with an idea to promote folk art & melody, traditional food, literature, ethnic culture and tourism of the culturally rich ‘Purvanchal’ (Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Basti, Gonda, Azamgarh, Mirzapur and Prayag divisions and entire Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh). We had earlier organised 2 successful editions of Maati in IGNCA Campus, New Delhi in a grand manner.

Now all set for the 3rd edition of Maati with a day-long program comprising of performance of poetry, Live folk musical show, Maati Samman of top Purvanchal Achievers, talks on Life and Culture in Purvanchal, display of handloom/ handicrafts items and feasting of traditional food/delicacies. (Detailed program invite is attached).

Contact :
9810114484 (Shri Asif Azmi)

Venue:  IGNCA, Media Centre Lawns, Dr. R.P. Road, i, New Delh
07/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Indo-Russian Friendship Celebration (IRFC) 2020


Contact :
08130316306 (Ms. Aishwarya Sinha)

Venue:  IGNCA, Janpath Lawns, New Delhi
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sakhi Sannidhya

Note : Due to Coronavirus crises and in view of directions issued by Government in this regard, this event is cancelled

Contact : 011-23388224

Venue:  IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
4:30 pm
Changing Narratives- Kal Aaj Aur Kal

a) Cultural Performance, Panel Discussion and Poetry Session (4.30 pm to 7.30 pm)

-Panel Discussion on Equality & Empowerment : Women in Politics
Panelist: Dr. Sunita Mangala, Ms. Priyadarshini Mahara, Dr. Geeta Sahare, Ms. Rakhee Bakshee and Dr. Mridula Tandon with Gangandeep Singh as Moderator

-Durga – Dance & Painting Jugalbandi by Shikha Aggarwal
-Panel Discussions on Breaking Stereotypes: Media & Society
Panelist:Dr. Shuchi Yadav, Dr. Urna Dutta, Ms. Shweta Punj & Ms. Richa Anirudh with Ms. Shreyanka Basu as Moderator.

-Poetry Session by Yashi Verma

Contact : 011-23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Twin Art Gallery -1, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Discussion on Contribution of Women in Jainism

Nari Samvad Prakalp, IGNCA

Contact : 011-23388224

Venue:  IGNCA Lecture Hall, 11 Mansingh Road,, New Delhi
4:00 pm
Changing Narratives- Kal Aaj Aur Kal

a) Interactive Sessions and workshop (4.00 pm to 7.00 pm)
-I Can I will.. Against All Odds – An Interactive Session on Power of positive mental Health by Shipra Dawar.
-Art Therapy Workshop with the Artful Healing by Juhee Matta
-Talk on Changing Destinies through Magic by Jasmin Khan & Safina Khan

b) Cultural Performance (7.00 pm to 8.00 pm)
-Dhrupad Performance by Dr. Aditi Sharma Garg

Contact : 23388155

Venue:  IGNCA Twin Art Gallery 1 & 2, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
05/03/2020 - 15/03/2020
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Exhibition : Swara Raaga Chitra - the singing portraits

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts- Regional Centre, Bengaluru proudly presents exhibition , an artwork by Sri H N Suresh, Director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, Bengaluru in collaboration with Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Bangalore Regional Office and Ananya Cultural Auditorium

Venue:  Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bengaluru
04/03/2020 - 08/03/2020
10:00 am
Changing Narratives- Kal Aaj Aur Kal

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the PG Diploma students of(Culture Management) IGNCA are organising a five day programme titled ‘Changing Narratives- Kal Aaj Aur Kal’. The platter of events include workshops for children on calligraphy,, talk on mental health, puppet show, goddess Durga, panel discussions, music and dance programmes, craft mela, street art, food stalls, all centring on the theme of women.

Note : Due to Coronavirus crises and in view of directions issued by Government in this regard, this event of Sakhi Sannidhya of 7th March, 2020 is cancelled

Contact : 23388155


Venue:  IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi
04/03/2020 - 06/03/2020
9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Youth Festival (Season 5)

By Sanskar Bharti

Contact :
9560037006 (Dr. Shruti Mishra ), 9654512991 (Ms. Divyansha Sharma)

Venue:  IGNCA, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
03/03/2020 - 17/03/2020
10:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Level Handloom Expo, NERTPS

Inauguration Ceremony and Fashion Show on the occasion of Holi Festival (5.30 pm to 7.30 pm)

Contact :
9654252802 (Shri Tekatemsu Ao)

Venue:  IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi
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