Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Programmes Newsletter

April 1998

  • The Council extended its good wishes to the readers of this Newsletter on the auspicious occasions of : Ram Navmi (5th), Id-ul-Zuha (8th), Mahavir Jayanti (9th), Good Friday (10th), Vaisakhi (13th), Vishu (14th), Bohaag Bihu (14th) and Mesadi (14th) ** A special colourful cultural programme was arranged (15th) by the Council at the residence of the Vice-President of India/ President of the ICCR to mark the New Year's Day being celebrated in several States in the country

  • Artistes and troupes visited PDR of Korea, Syria, Tanzania, Cyprus, Romania, Italy, Germany, Denmark, USA, Canada, Colombia and Surinam

  • Travelling exhibitions sponsored by the Council opened in New York (USA), Vienna (Austria) and Durban (South Africa)

  • Artistes from Mauritius, Oman, Syria, Egypt, Hungary, and Spain visited India for performances in the Capital and other cities

  • The ICCR had the honour to host distinguished visitors from several countries including Bhutan, Bangladesh and Kenya. The Council also facilitated the travel of Indian scholars to Uzbekistan, South Africa, France, Sweden and the U.S.A. for lecture tours and interaction with their counterparts during exhibitions and international conferences

  • In its Retrospectives series, the Council presented an evening of classical and devotional songs by Sumitra Guha on 7th April at Tagore Hall

  • The Horizon series continued to provide a platform, on Fridays at Tagore Hall, to young artistes empanelled with the Council. Presentations in April comprised gazals (17th) and an Odissi dance recital (3rd)

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