The SPIC MACAY, Club of IIT Delhi in association with the Fine Arts and Crafts, Music, Dance and Film Clubs of BRCA, IITD and the Hindi Samiti and NRCVEE are presenting the students with a multidimensional exposure to culture starting on the5th of September. There will be 5 day workshops on Dhrupad by Ustad F. Wasifuddin Dagar (Padmashree awardee), Kathak by Pt. Rajendra Gangani (SNA awardee), Wood Carving by Janaab Mohammad Matloob (National awardee) and Yoga by Smt. Haimanti ; a talk on Modern Art by Smt. Anjolie Ela Menon (Padmashree awardee); a Carnatic Flute recital by Shri Shashank Subramanyam and a presentation by the Lelo Nika trio. Three cinema classics, Jalsaghar by Satyajit Ray, Throne of Blood by Akira Kurosawa and Making of the Mahatma by Shyam Benegal will be screened, with introductions by Prof. V. Sanil. A one day Mindful Meditation workshop will be conducted by Prof. P. L. Dhar and a 5 day Yoga workshop by Haimanti ji. Three museum visits to The National Museum, The National Gallery of Modern Art and The National Crafts Museum and a nature walk to Sanjay Van with Shri Vinod Sehgal have also been planned. The aim of the whole project is to bring in added dimensions of subtlety, abstraction, inspiration and the mystical into the lives of young people who are not getting enough of these inputs in the normal course of their stay in college. Further details can be obtained from the SPIC MACAY,BRCA, IITD Secretary, Himanshu Upadhyay at 9971756886 or from Dr. Pragya Jain at 9811304076.

Similar events are being conducted by The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) at other IITs and schools and colleges in about 500 towns all over India  and a few abroad during the next four months. For details contact Shryans at 8800300225 or Suman at 9899308093.


Himanshu Upadhyay,  SPIC MACAY, BRCA, IITD Secretary, [email protected], 9971756886.

Dr. Nomesh Bolia, SPIC MACAY, BRCA, IITD President, [email protected].in