Union Ministry of Culture Current Affairs - 2019

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Lalit Kala Akademi celebrates 65th Foundation Day

Lalit Kala Akademi celebrated its 65th Foundation Day on August 5th, 2019. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Culture & Tourism inaugurated the celebrations in New Delhi. About Lalit Kala Akademi It is also known as National Academy of Art. It is India’s national academy of fine arts established by Central Government for promoting Read More…

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JATAN: special software for Digitization of Archaeological Museum

The Minister of State (I/c) of Culture and Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel informed Lok Sabha about JATAN: Virtual Museum software. JATAN has been developed by Human Centres Design and Computing Group, C-DAC, Pune, Maharashtra. About JATAN JATAN is used for creating digital collections in various museums and digital archival tools that are used in Read More…

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Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskars for 2018 announced

Sangeet Natak Akademi, National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama, has announced 2018 Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskars for artistes artistes below 40 years of age. Key Highlights The Sangeet Natak Akademi’s General Council at its meeting held on 26 June 2019 at Guwahati, Assam unanimously selected 32 (Including one joint Awards) Indian artists who Read More…

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ASI declares Chaukhandi Stupa as Monument of National Importance

According to a notification issued by Union Ministry of Culture, Chaukhandi Stupa, an ancient Buddhist site located in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has been declared as ‘protected area of national importance’ by Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). For declaring the stupa as protected area government sought public feedback on 8 March 2019 for a period Read More…

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Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2019

The Surajkund International Crafts Mela is organized every year by the Surajkund Mela Authority & Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs. The state of Maharashtra is the Theme State and Thailand is the Partner Nation Country for the Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2019. Objectives of the Surajkund International Read More…

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Bharat Rang Mahotsav begins in New Delhi

The 17th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav has begun in New Delhi. It is a theatre festival, organized by National School of Drama (NSD). It was inaugurated by Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma and National Award-winning actor and NSD alumnus Om Puri. This year’s edition will showcase more than 200 national and international theatre performances. Read More…

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Eminent singer Shekhar Sen appointed as Chairman of Sangeet Natak Akademi

Eminent singer, composer, lyricist and actor Shekhar Sen has been appointed as the chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA). His appointment was announced by Union Ministry of Culture and will have term five years with immediate effect. This post was vacant since September 2014, after then Chairman Leela Samson had resigned. Shekhar Sen Since 1983, as Read More…

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