April 23, 2024 10:19 (IST)
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Panel discussion at International Museum Expo focuses on ‘De-museumisation of Indian Museums’

New Delhi/IBNS: Museums in India need to find a way to merge the tangible and the intangible heritages to make knowledge gathering more people friendly, according to Dr. Sachichidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts.

Special lectures and poster exhibition mark International Museum Day celebration by IGNCA

New Delhi/IBNS: Finding the 1,200 year old ‘cute little Nandi’ – the bull which is invariably seen in all Shiva temples across India – was like a fulfilment of his quest, said Padma Shri KK Muhammed, former regional Director of Archaeological Survey of India.

Lok Manjari: New book from IGNCA on the preservation of Indian folk songs and folk culture

New Delhi/IBNS: Are we doing enough to preserve our folk culture and teach them at the primary levels was one of the key questions raised by Prof. Molly Kaushal, Director, National Mission on Cultural Mapping, a unit of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA)

Portals on Vedic heritage and traditional arts of India inaugurated by Union Home Minister Amit Shah

New Delhi/IBNS: General enthusiasts, researchers and scholars, keen for information regarding the ‘Vedic’ heritage and the 64 traditional arts of India can now refer to the ‘Vedic Heritage Portal’ and 'Kala Vaibhav' (a virtual museum), respectively, said Amit Shah, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation after he launched them recently in the national capital.

New books from IGNCA to provide fresh insights into Buddhist studies

New Delhi/IBNS: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in collaboration with Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) recently launched three books related to Buddhism.

IGNCA Kala Nidhi Division observes 34th Foundation Day, with academic discussions to film festivals

New Delhi/IBNS: Interdisciplinary studies, the importance of literary museums, the need for a ‘national register’ of Indian culture and heritage, were some of the key aspects discussed during the 34th Foundation Day celebration of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) Kala Nidhi Division, held in New Delhi.

Danseuse Dr Sonal Mansingh is an inspiration for many, speakers acknowledge her contribution at Deeksha Mahotsav

New Delhi/IBNS: Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan paid the most apt tribute to veteran Indian danseuse Dr Sonal Mansingh when he said her ‘life is a message of new hope.’