Ministry Of Culture Current Affairs - 2019

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Sanskriti Kumbh

The Uttar Pradesh Governor Shri Ram Naik inaugurated the Sanskriti Kumbh at Prayagraj. The Sanskriti Kumbh celebrates the conglomeration of Spiritual Consciousness and Cultural Heritage of India in the main premises of Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj. It is being organised by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative.

Celebrating the Diversity of India

The Sanskriti Kumbh is aimed at showcasing the vibrancy of India. The Sanskriti Kumbh will give a chance to people to experience all the colours of Indian Culture at one place. This cultural extravagance aims to promote and reconnect the people especially the youth with our magnificent and multifaceted culture along with the opulence and its historical significance.

The cultural performances would display the legacy of India’s Spiritual and Mythological practices. The performances will showcase the inclination of visitors towards devotion and Kumbh tradition. The folk dances, representing states from East West North South India, will showcase the spirit of Unity in Diversity that is Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.

Under the ambit of Sanskriti Kumbh, Rashtriya Shilp Mela is being organised to display handicrafts and live demonstration of the skill by craftsmen.

Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj

Kumbh Mela is one of the oldest and largest congregation in the world. The Kumbh Mela is now part of the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural heritage for humanity in.

This year Kumbh Mela is being organized in the city of Prayagraj which is located at the confluence of the Ganges, the Yamuna and Mystic river of Saraswati in Uttar Pradesh.

Ministry of Culture releases National Museum Research Bulletin

Ministry of Culture has released National Museum Research Bulletin Number 10: Special issue. The bulletin was revived after gap of 16 years. It also has released Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata:Ek Parichay, a Hindi version of An Introduction To Indus Valley Civilization which among the bestsellers at  National Museum.

National Museum Research Bulletin

The bulletin has number of research paper that highlight collection, display and education aspect that National Museum engages with. It has been illustrated by colored photographs, some of which belong to reserve collection of national museum to make it appealing to wider audience.

The research bulletin will help to generate awareness about activities of National Museum. It will help to renew interest of people and inspire them to engage in conversations about national museums pivotal role in public sphere.

Sindhu Ghati Sabhyata : Ek Parichay

It is Hindi version of An Introduction To Indus Valley Civilization which among the bestsellers at National Museum, New Delhi. It is co-authored by Dr. Sanjib Kumar Singh and Dr, Gunjan Srivastava and Rajesh Kumar. This book throws light on the splendor of the Indus Valley Civilization. It will benefit students, scholars, artists, historians, museum professionals and art lovers among other readers