Cultural

I am the Faculty advisor of Board of Cultural Affairs and Spic Macay at IIT Ropar.  Here are the list of events that have happened under my coordination.

Event: Vidushi Dr. Kamala Shankar performed gave a classical Guitar Performance at IIT Ropar.
About: Vidushi Dr.Kamala Shankar a renowned first lady Indian Classical Slide Guitar musician has enthralled the world through her immaculate and melodious rendition of Hindustani Classical music. Kamala has the credit to invent the Shankar Slide Guitar. She is known for her tremendous control and versatility along with the depth on her instrument. She has an exceptional and natural ability to play the ‘Gayaki Ang’ style.Her music is popularly referred as singing guitar. Shankar is the first slide guitarist to receive the National Award in Music ” Rashtriya Kumar Gandharva Samman” in 2013 by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Date: 14 Nov, 2019
Event: Performance by Padma Bhusan Pt. Rajan and Sajan Mishra.
Date: 12th Oct, 2019
Event: Ms. Deepali Gupta who runs a very successful art institute in Chandigarh has agreed to conduct weekly art classes in our institute.  First demo class was held on 8th, Sep, 2019.
Date: 8th Sep, 2019
 

Event: Madhubani Painting Workshop by Ms. Anubha Karn. Jointly organized by Fine-arts club and Spic-Macay.
Date: 15th-16th Aug, 2019

 

Event: Sehenai Recital by Shankar Brothers.
Date:5th Aug, 2019

Event: Session on “Cultivating Character” by Arul Dev as part of fresher’s induction program, 2019.
Date: 25th July, 2019
 
Event: Comedy performance by Mayank Pandey as part of fresher’s induction program, 2019.
Date: 23rd July, 2019

Event: Month long Arts and Crafts classes by Ms. Prajot Kaur
Date: July, 2019
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Event: A talk by Swami Atmashraddhanada ji on “Decoding the Human Mind and Destiny: A Vedanta Perspective”.
Date: Jun 13, 2019
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Event: We started guitar classes at IIT Ropar by Mr. Lalit Coomar. Mr. Coomar has thirty years of experience in playing guitar professionally. He has completed eight grades in guitar from Trinity College, London.  He is running Chandigarh Guitar Institute from last ten year and has taught around 1800 students till date.
Date: May 24, 2019
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Event: We started classical music classes at IIT Ropar by Dr. Neera Grover, former Head of Department of Music of S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai and former professor of Music at Panjab University. We sincerely hope that opportunities like these shall create avenues for all round development of members of IIT Ropar community.
Dates: May 15, 2019
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Event: Odissi Dance Performance
Performer: Ms. Kavita Dwibedi
Dates: April 17, 2019
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Event: Carnatic music vocal workshop
Performer: Ms. Sudha Raghuraman
Dates: March 22 and 23, 2019
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Event: Comedy Show by Dr. Jagdish Chaturvedi
Dates: March 07, 2019
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Event: Hindustani Jugalbandi
Performer: Pandit Ritesh Mishra and Pandit Rajnish Mishra
Dates: February 24, 2019
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