Swagat Parv, Ushering in the Indian New Year Vikram Samvat 2074 organised by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts will be conducted from 26 to 28 March 2017 at IGNCA premises, New Delhi, India. The celebrations will include dance-drama, concerts and band performance. The details:
Date: 26 to 28 March 2017
IGNCA will be celebrating New Year of the Indian Calendar with the following programmes:
Venue: IGNCA Auditorium, C. V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
26 March 2017, 06.30 pm:
Dance –Drama on Draupadi Antarkatha
Dance Drama, presented by Draupadi Dream Trust
Producer- Director Mrs. Neera Mishra
The performance presents Draupadi, assailed by negative perceptions about herself and she calls her sakha (friend) Krishna to share her inner thoughts. Krishna consoles her by highlighting her many great qualities, as the icon of woman power.
27 March 2017, from 4.30 pm to 6.15 pm:
‘Mandolin Recital’ by Mandolin Maestro Pandit Sugato Bhaduri
Tabla: Ustad Akram Khan
Pt. Bhaduri is the only Mandolin player in the genre of Hindustani Classical Music. He has travelled extensively promoting Mandolin and is training several students.
From 06.30 pm:
‘Sarod Recital’ by Smt. Meera Prasad
Tabla: Pt. Shailendra Mishra
Smt. Meera Prasad was initiated into the world of music very early in life and received her initial training from the famous ‘Beenkar’ Ustad Ahmad Raza Khan. For the past thirty years she has had the privilege of learning from the legendry Sitar maestro, the late Pt. Uma Shankar Misra of the Senia gharana.
28 March 2017, from 6.30 pm:
Venue: IGNA Lawns, No. 3 Dr. R. P. Road, New Delhi
Dance, music and comedy show by SAM
‘Eternal Splendour and Eternal Bliss’ by SAM Band
SAM is the youth awakening drive of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan
Entry is free.
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts is an autonomous, academic, research institution under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India. It was established on 19 November in 1987. IGNCA is a repository of academic resources in the form of books, photographs, audi-visual material and digital format for the study of ‘The Arts,’ the term understood in all its connotations. The area of IGNCA’s mandate includes the oral, aural, the written, and the narrative traditions of India, the fairs and festivals, the lifestyles of communities, the classic and the contemporary, the traditional and the folk cultures of this vast nation. (www.ignca.nic.in)