SAARC Art Competition organised by the SAARC Cultural Centre would like to inspire the School children to promote the Concept of Non-Violence through their creativity. The Centre intends to highlight the need to inspire peace, tolerance, non-discrimination, co-existence and respect for people. Winners in each category will be awarded cash prizes and certificates and the […]
16th to 18th December 2018 Kabul, Afghanistan Background Tangible Cultural Heritage (TCH) of South Asia is not limited to World Heritage Sites and the landscape is dotted with archaeological sites indicating the long and eventful history of the Region. In many of these TCH sites there are associated Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) which are neglected […]
Background The Research Grants will provide an opportunity for the Member States to explore new research areas and sites along the Hindu Cultural Trails. This will also act as a precursor to the Cultural Trails proposed for the future and lay the ground work in research to look at Cultural Trails as connected routes where […]
Director of the SAARC Cultural Centre, Renuka Ekanayake called on HE the Ambassador of Afghanistan M. Asharf Haidari on 27.11.2018. Director explained the Vission, Mission and Objectives of the SAARC Cultural Centre and they discussed the collaborative initiatives between two countries.
The SAARC Cultural Centre hosted the Tenth Meeting of its Governing Board from 30th to 31st October 2018 at the Mount Lavinia Hotel, Sri Lanka. The meeting was convened under the Chairmanship of Ms. Anoja Guruge (Additional Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Government of Sri Lanka). Other distinguished members who represented the SAARC Member States at […]
Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, New Delhi, India From 8th to 10th October 2018 The Research Seminar on “Hindu Cultural Trails: Celebration of a Timeless Tradition – Gods and Goddesses, Pilgrims and Prayers, Temples and Texts” was successfully completed in partnership with the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New […]