Indian Council for Cultural Relations

Programmes Newsletter

"Strengthening cultural relations & mutual understanding with other countries"

Archives: December 1998

Events in New Delhi

Events in other cities

Events Abroad

  • Asian Games : Thailand : Folk Dances from Tamil Nadu : Kargam Group*
  • Ms Rama Vaidyanathan: Bharatanatyam :for lec-dems in Sri Lanka*
  • Ms Charumathi Ramachandran : Carnatic vocal : for lec-dems in Sri Lanka*
  • Ms Geetanjali Lal : Kathak : Croatia*

ICCR travel assistance is being provided to :
  • > Hindustani vocal : Mazhar Ali Khan & Javad Ali Khan : to Canada

Distinguished Visitors

  • The Council's Distinguished Guests during the month include : Mr Cholponbek Bazerbaev, President of the Union of Friendship Societies of the Kyrghyz Republic; Justice Ismail Mohamed, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Africa and Namibia, Mr Merek Mejor, scholar on Buddhism from Poland and Mr Arjuna Krishnaratne, Ghatam exponent from Sri Lanka

  • The ICCR is facilitating the travel abroad of Indian scholars and artists for participation & interactions in colloquia, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and international festivals. These include :

    • International Conference on Decolonisation : Port Louis, Mauritius : Prof Mushirul Hasan

    • International Al-Quran Reciters Assembly : Malaysia: Hafiz Qari Mohammed Naseeruddin

    • Indo-Italian seminar : Venice, Italy : 11 eminent speakers from India

    • Collective exhibition by Indian Artists at the Galerie Grewal : Paris, France : Jogan Chowdhury

    Question: what is common between the words "bureaucrat", "chatterati", "corporate", "glitterati" and "technocrat" ?

    Spur of the Month:

    Learn to laugh at yourself : everyone else is doing it anyway

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