Tag: Sangeet Natak Akademi

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  • Bengal elated as Durga Puja nominated for UNESCO 2020 list of cultural heritage

    Bengal elated as Durga Puja nominated for UNESCO 2020 list of cultural heritage

    The nomination dossier was prepared by a research team at Jadunath Bhavan Museum and Resource Centre led by Professor Tapati Guha Thakurta

    April 2, 2019
  • Kolkata Durga Puja nominated for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Kolkata Durga Puja nominated for UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list

    Kolkata Durga Puja is India’s official nomination for UNESCO’s 2020 Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, according to Sangeet Natak Akademi

    April 2, 2019
  • Rendering rich heritage

    Rendering rich heritage

    It was a great experience to be part of a festival where Sangeet Natak Akademi had delved deep to unearth the wealth of India, from every nook and corner. It was a festival with a collection of high voltage artists, of all the performing arts, showcasing their talents on one platform. Lucky were connoisseurs and …

    October 27, 2018
  • Leaving a lasting impression

    Leaving a lasting impression

    The Shreshtha Bharat Sanskriti Samagam in Bhubaneswar made for a delightful experience.

    July 21, 2018
  • Housefull drama

    Housefull drama

    A Bengali short drama competition lent a contemporary flavour to the International Theatre Festival, reports Dilip Guha.

    March 1, 2018
  • Musical tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    Musical tribute to Swami Vivekananda

    On the occasion of the 156th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the Sangeet Natak Akademi in collaboration with the Ramakrishna Mission, Delhi organised a musical event to pay tribute to the saint. The cultural mélange also commemorated 125 years of the historic address which Swami Vivekananda had delivered at the Parliament of World Religions in …

    January 13, 2018
  • Enriched dance forms

    Enriched dance forms

    The Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA) organised Yoga Parva on the occasion of the International Yoga Day,featuring the diverse cultural expressions in the context of Yoga. The festival also presented some of India's performing and martial arts inspired by Yoga. Opening with auspicious Vedic chants, the three-day festival showcased martial arts like Kalaripayattu from Kerala; Malla-Khamb …

    June 28, 2017
  • Spectacular from start to finish

    Spectacular from start to finish

    Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy, Imphal, which is a constituent unit of Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi, held its inaugural show, Kuranga Nayani, a six-scene dance drama, at Imphal’s Maharaj Chandrakirti Auditorium recently. Najma A Heptulla, Governor of Manipur and chairman of JNMDA, and H Tombi Singh, vice-chairman, JNMDA, graced the function as chief guest …

    June 16, 2017
  • Marked by joyous abandon

    Marked by joyous abandon

    Artistic director Vaibhav Arekar and Sushant P Jadav, the co-director of Sankhya Dance Company, Mumbai, celebrated the sixth edition of “Sindhu” in the memory of Arekar’s mother, at Sheila Gopal Auditorium in Bandra, Mumbai recently. The two-day festival was one-ofits-kind — the theme was “Shringar Rang” or shades of love on day one while “Traditions …

    May 12, 2017
  • Creativity laced with glorious tradition

    Creativity laced with glorious tradition

    Though a daughter of Odisha, Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee Aloka Kanungo’s adopted home is Kolkata. She is an Odissi exponent, who teaches, performs, writes and researches in order to extend the boundaries of her genre. A purist, she has no penchant for diluting the art form, which she has imbibed from her mentor, the legendary …

    April 28, 2017
  • A tapestry of dance

    A tapestry of dance

    Utsav Educational and Cultural Society set by Odissi exponent Ranjana Gauhar, a Padma Shri and Sangeet Natak Akademi awardee, presented Saare Jahan se Achha, a two-day festival of Indian classical dance, to celebrate the spirit of India’s Independence. The annual dance festival, held at the Stein Auditorium of India Habitat Centre on 17 and 18 …

    August 25, 2016