10.3.15

NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus

ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation & High Commission of India in Cyprus
NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus
30 March - 7 April 2015


ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation & High Commission of India in Cyprus bring the vibrant and rich culture of India to Cyprus through “NAMASTE INDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus” which will take place from the 31 March to 7 April 2015, at ARTos Foundation.

The various events will be held as per the following programme:
  1. Photography Exhibition from the 31 March to 7 April 2015, by Cypriot photographers entitled “India from my Lens” reflecting the social and cultural aspects of India along with a collection of photographs by Mr. Benoy K. Behl, a well known Indian film-maker, art-historian and photographer on the theme – “Pluralistic Culture of India”.
  2. Exhibition of traditional Indian Saris of cotton and silk by Ms. Rta Kapur Chishti titled “SARI – The magic of Indian Weaves” – a collection of 36 saris from various parts of India. The exhibition will take place from the 31 March to 7April 2015.
  3. A performance of the Manipuri Dance – a dance form from the Indian state of Manipur located in the north-eastern part of India – by artists from the Narmada Cultural Organization led by Ms. Narmada Devi Khukanthem. The dance performance will take place on the 31 March 2015.
  4. Film Screening – “Poetry of the Hills” by Mr. Benoy K. Behl, on the 2 April 2015. The film focuses on the miniature paintings of Kangra, a region located in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on the foot-hills of the Himalayas.

NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus
India from my Lens & SARI – The magic of Indian Weaves
Private Opening Night: Monday, 30 March 2015 at 19:00 (followed by Manipuri Dance performance) (by invitation only)

Public Opening Night:  Tuesday, 31 March 2015 at 20:30 (followed by Manipuri Dance performance)

Opening Hours: 31 March - 7 April 2015 
                            (closed on 1 April 2015)
                             Monday - Friday
                             09:00 – 17:00

Manipuri Dance, by Narmada Cultural Organization
Monday, 30 March 2015 at 19:00 (by invitation only)
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 at 20:30

“Poetry of the Hills” - Film Screening, by Mr. Benoy K. Behl
Thursday, 2 April 2015 at 20:30

Free Admission
All festival events will be held at ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation

For more information please contact us via telephone at 22 445455 or email at info@artosfoundation.org

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