The Khajuraho dance festival started off in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel lit the traditional lamp and inaugurated the 44th Khajuraho dance festival. This festival will be held till 26th February 2018. This festival is organised by the culture department of the Madhya. . . . .
The Mahotsav will cover a profusion of art forms from classical and folk music and dance, theatre to literature and the visual arts and would offer the chance to experience the best in established and emerging virtuosity. To celebrate the idea of unity in diversity, Ministry of Culture is organising a Rashtriya Sanskriti. . . . .
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Mahamastakabhisheka here by unveiling an idol of Lord Bahubali, placed in a silver frame, in the presence of several saints and dignitaries. The President also lighted a lamp to mark the inauguration of the mega event, held once in 12 years. The Gomateshwara statue also represents. . . . .
The ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’ was held for first in Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on at Kolleru lake in Andhra Pradesh. It was jointly organised by Andhra Pradesh Tourism Authority (APTA) and Krishna district administration. During the winter season, thousands of pelicans, painted storks and other birds migrate to. . . . .
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attended the opening ceremony of the 32nd Al Jana-driyah festival in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. India has been invited as the Guest of Honour country for the festival. Mrs Swaraj in her first engagement addressed Indian community members at a reception in Riyadh and. . . . .
The First ever International Kala Mela was inaugurated by the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu in New Delhi. The Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma, the Administrator of Lalit Kala Akademi, Shri C.S. Krishna Setty and. . . . .
The Country celebrates Republic Day on January 26 every year. Republic Day honors the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January 1950 replacing the Government of India Act (1935) as the governing document of India. The Constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent. . . . .
Cultural extravaganza Bharat Parv will be held at the Red Fort in Delhi as part of the Republic Day celebrations. Bharat Parv will be organized at Red Fort from January 26 to 31 on the occasion of Republic Day. The prime objective of the event is to promote rich cultural diversity of the country, generate a. . . . .
The 22nd National Youth Festival (NYF) was held in New Delhi. The National Youth Day has been celebrated every year on 12 January. This is the day when Swami Vivekananda, one of the greatest social reformers, thinkers, and philosophers of India, was born. The Indian government had declared back in 1984 that Swamiji’s. . . . .
Arunachal Pradesh would get its first Film and Television Institute, being set up by the Union Government as part of tapping the potential of the Northeastern region. This would be the second such one in the country. The first Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) was set up in Pune, an autonomous institute operating. . . . .
The World Sweet Festival (WSF-2018) will be held in Telangana(Hyderabad) from January 13 to showcase the cosmopolitan nature of Hyderabad in a sweet way. The sweets from around 25 states in India and 15 foreign countries, to be prepared locally by members of various associations, will be displayed at the event, being organized. . . . .
Goa will be hosting the 3rd edition of the Science Film Festival of India between January 16-19. The festival, titled SCI-FFI Goa, is being organised by the state-based Vidnyan Parishad, Goa's Department of Science and Technology, the Entertainment Society of Goa and the Goa College. . . . .
The Karnataka government today announced that 'Karnataka International Travel Expo' (KITE) will be held here from February 28, billing it as the "largest" B2B travel event in the country. The three-day event will see close to 400 delegates from 25 countries take part."For the first time in the country, we will be having. . . . .
Carnatic music has retained its religious form, traditional nature and its cultural purity as it has been handed over from generation to generation, said governor Banwarilal Purohit after inaugurating the 171st Thyagarajar Aradhana festival at Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur. The main function of the festival is the choral singing. . . . .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Republic Day celebration in 2018 would be "remembered through the ages" because the government for the first time in India's history would host leaders of 10 Asean countries as chief guests on 26th January 2018. "The Republic Day will be celebrated with. . . . .
The first-of-its-kind World Orange Festival 2017, a three-day festival which was inaugurated by Devendra Fadnavis, chief minister, Maharashtra, and Nitin Gadkari, minister of road transport and highways, the government of India, concluded in Nagpur. The festival is designed to give an impetus to the local farming community. . . . .
India is hosting the “Bodhi Parva: BIMSTEC Festival of Buddhist Heritage” from 8 to 10 December as part of celebrations of 20th anniversary of BIMSTEC. BIMSTEC comprising seven Member States around the Bay of Bengal that brings together about one – fifth of the world population and a combined GDP of over US $ 2.8 trillion,. . . . .
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated International Gita Mahotsav-2017 in Haryana’s Kurukshetra On November 25, 2017.The Mahotsav will conclude on December 3.About 25-30 lakh people are likely to participate in the Mahotsav this year as against 20 lakh last year. On November 25, 2017, President Ram Nath Kovind, also participated. . . . .
The festival is named after Manipur’s state animal, the brow-antlered Sangai deer. Sangai Festival 2017 got underway on November 21 with the President of India Ram Nath Kovind.The Sangai Festival 2017 is held for 10 days. Tourism gets a big boost in this edition of the festival with the launch of the Manipur. . . . .
The “Aadi Mahotsav” is being organised by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, New Delhi from 16th November to 30th November 2017. Theme: The ‘theme’ of “Aadi Mahotsav” is ‘A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce’.