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NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
This section features info on events / workshops organised by various insitutions.  indian-heritage.org has featured the information as received from the concerned organisation / individual. Please contact them directly for further information.

2023

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Padma Awards 2023


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Kashi: India's Eternal City - Talk by Prof Rana P B Singh
Tamil Heritage Trust - "Kashi: India's Eternal City" - Talk by Prof Rana P B Singh - the importance of Kashi in India's sacred geography, some of the sacred routes followed by pilgrims in different contexts and their symbolic meaning.  Talk in English on February 4, 2023, 5.30 pm IST...Read more


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Amrit Yuva Kalotsav
As part of the celebrations of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Sangeet Natak Akademi is organizing ‘Amrit Yuva Kalotsav’- a series of festivals showcasing the young artists and the continuum of our myriad performing art genres, traditions and expressions. The festival will also include a workshop on Art Critique in which senior experts, art critics, and scholars will participate and share their knowledge acquired through their vast experience.
sangeetnatak.gov.in


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Bhakti in Indian Music Traditions - Seminar - Jan 21 & 22, 2023
International Foundation for Fine Arts in collaboration with National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA)
Since ancient times, aspect of bhakti has been the mainstay of Indian culture and it is but natural that the element of devotion has its reflection in almost all music traditions prevalent in India. Besides bhakti sangeet, a genre which is completely identified with devotion/dedication towards the Ultimate creator and/ the Guru, there are myriad other traditions from folk and classical (art) to semi-classical and light music showing a marked influence of bhakti philosophy in varied measures.
Starting with the period around 1500 AD, this seminar aims to explore different genres and forms of music to understand relevance of the bhakti element. Besides academic deliberations by the experts on the origin and history of different forms, there will be ample demonstrations offered by reputed practitioners of respective genres.
Well-known artistes and scholars will deliberate on the origin, history and practice of different genres and forms with ample demonstrations.
National Centre for the Performing Arts, NCPA Marg, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021
RSVP: Usha Ayre - 9819907310 or email: usha.ayre@lemuir.com. Admission free on first come first served basis.

NCPA presents a free online workshop on FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR PERFORMING ARTISTES by Anjan Piprodia. This workshop is essentially aimed at empowering the performing artistes to take charge of their financial future. It will help participants to plan financial goals and means to achieve the near term and long terms objectives. The speaker will focus on the defined path to achieve the goals, as attainment becomes a major challenge. The presentation will also demonstrate the power of compounding and how a disciplined approach can support investments and wealth creation along with diversification and asset allocation.
Anjan Piprodia has vast experience in Wealth Management and Retail Banking space. Currently, he is the Vice President, Funds and Investments at the HSBC.
The zoom link will be sent one day prior to the workshop (Feb 4, at 11.30am)
For registration write to indianmusicworkshops@ncpamumbai.com or click the link.


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Exhibition of Dharshana Bajaj's paintings titled Enchanted Realms
Dharshana Bajaj's latest collection of paintings Titled “Enchanted Realms” inspired by the concept of living in harmony with Nature.
Exhibition at the Dakshina Chitra Museum’s Kadambari Art Gallery from January 22, 2023 to February February 3, 2023....Read more


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The 23rd Annual New York Indian Film Festival will be held in April 2023
The late deadline to submit film for consideration at NYIFF 2023 - December 31, 2022.
The New York Indian Film Festival is North America's oldest and most prestigious film festival which features cinema from India, and the Indian Diaspora.
Presented by the Indo-American Arts Council, Inc. NYIFF Celebrates alternative, independent cinema from the global Indian community. The festival is dedicated to providing filmmakers, actors,and industry professionals a platform to showcase their work, as well as creating an environment where filmmakers may exchange ideas with one another, and interact with discerning and diverse audiences, journalists, and aficionados.
For more information, visit IAAC.us


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The third concert of the Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant festival
The third concert of the Citi-NCPA Aadi Anant festival of Indian music - the mother-son duo of Bombay Jayashri Ramnath and Amrit Ramnath - a specially curated repertoire spanning an array of forms of Indian music.
7 Jan 2023, 6.30pm at TATA Theatre, NCPA


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Concert by Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena) and Anil Srinivasan (Piano)
Awakenings - Concert by Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh (Veena) and Anil Srinivasan (Piano)
at Rukmani Arangam, Kalakshetra presented by Dr. Anita Ratnam, Arangham Trust.
At 9.30am on 1st January 2023