SAARC Literary Festival on South Asian Poetry (2-5 July 2015, BANGALORE)
Known as home to many of the world’s best epics, stories and poems, South Asia is a region with a unique literary tradition. The region shares a common literary tradition that has developed over the years – scattered times and spaces. Ranging from oral histories to epic poems, the South Asian poetry tradition offers a rich and pulsating experience of the unique South Asianess. It can be argued that much of the best poetry that has ever been composed still remains un...Read more
UNESCO Launches Design Competition for Bamiyan Cultural Centre in Afghanistan UNESCO and the Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan, with the generous financial support of the Republic of Korea, are implementing a project to build the Bamiyan Cultural Centre. The Centre will be located near the boundary of the World Heritage property, the Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley. The purpose of the project is to promote heritage safe-guarding and cross-cultural awareness, and thereby contribute to the broader aims of reconciliation, ...Read more
SAARC Regional Seminar on Cultural Dynamics in National Harmony (CDNH) in South Asia Concludes Successfully
SAARC Cultural Centre is pleased to announce the successful conclusion of the SAARC Regional Seminar on Cultural Dynamics in National Harmony (CDNH) in South Asia. The Seminar was held from 15-16 May 2015 at the Senate Room, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. It was attended by over 50 participants, from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka.
The Seminar was convened with a view to provide a platform to the academics and experts on the subject to discuss key issues, moot research qu...Read more