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‘India intensifying academic collaborations in Africa’


June 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The cultural cooperation between India and Africa is moving beyond traditional exchanges to focus on education and capacity building initiatives which can become "a part ... Read more...

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India bonds with Africa with culture bouquet, fusion (With image)


June 19th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A true cultural friendship has blossomed between India and Africa with the meeting of traditional African free-flowing performing arts and the structured grammar of Indian ... Read more...

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Indo-ASEAN artists’ residency begins in Darjeeling


June 9th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Darjeeling, June 9 (IANS) A new chapter in cultural exchange opened in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills Saturday with the inauguration of a week-long international arts residency programme featuring 25 ... Read more...

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India to host Africa Festival (With Image)


June 6th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Artistes from as many as five African countries - the Seychelles, Zambia, Sudan, Ghana and Senegal - will bring to India their folklores, dances and ... Read more...

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Shillong choir founder named to World Choir Council


May 31st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The founder, director and pianist of the prestigious Shillong Chamber Choir, Neil Nongkynrih, has been nominated to the World Choir Council, the apex body ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’ (With Image)


May 20th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, Rah-e-Sabz, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an ... Read more...

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Kuwait brings middle-eastern culture to India (With Images)


May 16th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A week-long panorama of Kuwaiti culture which opened in the capital May 15 has for the first time brought arts, crafts and performing traditions of ... Read more...

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ICCR starts functioning from Bhopal regional centre


April 5th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 5 (IANS) The Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) started working officially from its brand new regional centre in Bhopal Thursday.Madhya Pradesh Culture and Public Relations Minister Laxmikant ... Read more...

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Latino dance-music fiesta to enthrall Delhi


April 4th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Tango from Argentina, salsa from Colombia and much more will be on shown at the three day Latin American dance and music festival that starts ... Read more...

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Global jazz festival in the capital from Friday


March 13th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Top jazz bands from across the world will bring the best of fusion international jazz music March 16-18 at the Delhi Jazz Festival.Presented by the ... Read more...

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ICCR to open regional centre in Bhopal


March 4th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is all set to open its 17th regional centre in the Madhya Pradesh capital.The organisation, which promotes Indian art ... Read more...

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India, Russia bond over music


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 50 Russian and Central Asian students and instructors of western music will perform at Teen Murti theatre Tuesday after a week of ... Read more...

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Global children performing arts fest begins in Delhi


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Over 10,000 children from 100 schools across India and over 800 from 25 countries will present their traditional performing arts to raise awareness of the ... Read more...

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ICCR chief honoured by Edinburgh University


November 23rd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The University of Edinburgh has awarded an honorary doctorate degree to Suresh Goel, director-general of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), for his contribution ... Read more...

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India to set up Gandhi Centre in the Netherlands


September 20th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The spirit of India will shine at the Hague in Netherlands, where the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will inaugurate the Gandhi Centre Oct ... Read more...

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Gandhi Centre to be launched in Holland


September 11th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) A Gandhi Centre will be inaugurated at The Hague on Mahatma Gandhi's Oct 2 birth anniversary, the Indian embassy in the Netherlands said in a statement.The ... Read more...

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Visual chronicle of Tagore’s forays into China


July 21st, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A showcase of more than 50 archival photographs and press clippings, "Rabindranath Tagore in China", compiled by the Shanghai Municipal Archives over the years, will ... Read more...

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India to set up chair for Buddhist studies in Cambodia


July 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) India will set up a chair of Buddhist and Sanskrit Studies at Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University for four years from 2011 to strengthen ... Read more...

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New Indian overseas cultural centre in Seoul


June 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India has taken yet another step in furthering its cultural diplomacy in south-east Asia with a new Indian cultural centre in Seoul.President of the Indian ... Read more...

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Foreign ministry embraces social media


March 16th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao leading the bureaucratic pack in using Twitter to reach out to the public, social media websites have now been ... Read more...

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Gandhi looking for pedestal in French heritage town


January 29th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Even as India and Indians across the world are set to mark the 63rd death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi Sunday, the global peace icon is finding it ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi statues and busts popular worldwide


November 30th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 30 (ANI): Slovenia is the latest country to acquire the statue of peace icon Mahatma Gandhi.Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) sent Gandhi's life-size bronze statue (sitting meditation posture) ... Read more...

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India a cultural superpower: Karan Singh


November 9th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) India is "certainly" a cultural superpower, irrespective of whether or not it could transform into a global economic or political force, Karan Singh, a member of ... Read more...

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Bollywood can wait: Abida Parveen (Interview)


November 8th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) She has immersed herself in Sufi music and is busy spreading Sufism with her singing. So Bollywood offers can wait, says noted Pakistani singer Abida Parveen."I ... Read more...

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Turkish folk dances, music, movies to mark national day


October 27th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A colourful performance of Turkish folk dances and music will be held in the capital Nov 1 and 2 to mark the national day of Turkey.The dances, ... Read more...

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India opens new culture cell in Bhutan


September 21st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian embassy in Thimphu Tuesday inaugurated its cultural wing, the Nehru-Wangchuck Cultural Centre, in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). The cultural cell ... Read more...

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Media must be responsible: Ramesh, Aiyar


August 8th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Urging the media to play the role of a responsible self-regulatory monitor to present the picture of real India, Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar took ... Read more...

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Month-long festival of Indian movies in China


June 21st, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India will showcase in China a month-long event and an exhibition documenting the journey of its cinema to mark 60 years of diplomatic ties between the two ... Read more...

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ICCR coordinating Festival of India in China, France


May 5th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is coordinating the Festival of India in China as well as the Festival of ... Read more...

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African students favour India over Europe and US


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Ahmed Hussain, who hails from Sudan, feels completely at home as he pursues English at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here. He is all praise for ... Read more...

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Teaching is my mission: India-trained Bangladeshi dancer


March 15th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 15 (IANS) A scholarship from the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and training at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata has made Bangladeshi classical dancer Arpita Shome resolve that ... Read more...

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Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre opens in Dhaka


March 12th, 2010 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) has opened in Dhaka with a display of art works by 27 renowned Bangladeshi artists. The IGCC has been set up by the ... Read more...

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India sets up cultural centre in Malaysia


February 12th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) has set up a full-fledged Indian Cultural Centre (ICC), complete with a dance studio, music and yoga rooms, in Kuala ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts in Pakistan overshadow ongoing Peace Festival 2009


October 15th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin New Delhi, Oct.15 (ANI): Bomb blast incidents in Pakistan have marred the Peace Festival 2009 being organized by South Asian Foundation in partnership with Saanjh, a cultural organization, ... Read more...

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