Events Archives

  • Heritage festival ‘INTACH UTSAV’

    Date: 28th to 31st January 2019
    Time: 9.00am – 7.30pm
    Location: INTACH, 71, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi

    It is our pleasure to invite you to the heritage festival ‘INTACH UTSAV’, which will feature classical and folk music, dance, theatre, lectures, children’s workshops, food stalls and other all day activities. A craft exhibition is also simultaneously organized to encourage young craftspeople and showcase the excellence of our craft heritage.

  • The Eighth Pupul Jayakar Memorial Lecture

    ‘Cultural Diplomacy: Leveraging India’s Soft Power’ by Shyam Saran

    Date: 18th April 2016
    Time: 6.15pm
    Location: India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi

    Shri Shyam Saran, a career diplomat and former Foreign Secretary, Government of India, will explain the concept of Cultural Diplomacy and its impact on creating worldwide connections / networks with other countries taking culture as a platform to share or celebrate cultural affinities. He will talk on enhancing diplomacy through culture without forcing it on people, engaging and promoting cultural values and activities in a positive manner.

    This Memorial Lecture held annually as a tribute to INTACH’s Founder Member Smt. Pupul Jayakar draws a cross section of people, including from the field of heritage conservation. Several INTACH publications are released at the lecture.

  • International Yoga Day

    Lecture Demonstration on Yoga by Nisha Mahajan

    Date: 21st June 2016
    Location: Multipurpose Hall, INTACH, New Delhi

    An interactive yoga lecture demonstration is organized to mark the International Yoga Day. Ms. Nisha Mahajan Founder Trustee of TYAAG-an NGO committed to spreading integrated art education and yoga is the resource person for the event. The focus is on Ashtanga Yoga, a dynamic and physically demanding practice synchronizing breath and movement for physical, mental and emotional health.

  • Odissi Dance Performance by Suvigya Rawat

    Date: 30th June 2016
    Location: Multipurpose Hall, INTACH, New Delhi

    INTACH started a ‘Young Talent Promotion’ programme under which an Odissi performance is organized. The dancer Suvigya Rawat performed Manglacharan followed by Shiv Tandav.

    Manglacharan is paying salutation to ‘Mother Earth’ and concluding with salutations to God, Guru and the audience. Shiv Tandav is described as a vigorous dance that is a source of the cycle of creation, preservation and dissolution.

  • Screening of audio-visual documentary on ‘Gaya’ by Bappa Ray

    Date: 1st August 2016
    Location: Multipurpose Hall, INTACH, New Delhi

    The Intangible Cultural Heritage Division of INTACH undertook cultural mapping of the city of Gaya, Bihar, in the context of its significance as a sacred place for the Shradh rituals, and other living elements for which it is known. This is also to support INTACH’s role as the city anchor for Gaya under the HRIDAY programme of the Government of India.

    A film (55 mins) by Bappa Ray, showcasing the heritage of Gaya, has been prepared by INTACH. This is first screening of the film at INTACH.

  • Book Discussion on ‘The Ocean of Churn’ by Sanjeev Sanyal

    Date: 11th August 2016
    Location: Multipurpose Hall, INTACH, New Delhi

    It gives us great pleasure to invite you to the book discussion of Sanjeev Sanyal’s latest book ‘The Ocean of Churn’ which takes the reader on an amazing journey through medieval geopolitics and eyewitness accounts of long-lost cities to the latest genetic discoveries about human origins, bringing alive a region that has defined civilization from the very beginning.

    Sanjeev Sanyal is an Indian economist, bestselling writer, environmentalist, and urban theorist. He is widely regarded as one of Asia’s leading economists and was Deutsche Bank’s Global Strategist and a Managing Director till 2015. A Rhodes Scholar and Eisenhower Fellow, he was named “Young Global Leader 2010″ by the World Economic Forum at Davos. He is also the author of three bestselling books The Indian Renaissance: India’s Rise after a Thousand Years of Decline (published by Penguin and World Scientific), Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India’s Geography, published by Penguin in 2012. And The Incredible History of India’s Geography published by Puffin in 2015.