06 December, 2020

Celebration Time

Many countries are organising special events in India to commemorate its 50th year of Independence. The highlights:

Celebration Time

BRITAIN: Held a month-long Padshahnama exhibition at National Museum, New Delhi

The Enduring Image: Treasures from the British Museum, to be held from Oct 1997 to Mar 1998, at New Delhi and Mumbai A tour by a leading British jazz band, late 1997 

The Royal Shakespeare Company with

The Comedy of Errors, late 1997

British group The Kosh in a dance-drama with Indian musicians, actors and dancers

US: Organised a tour of Paul Taylor Dance Company

ITALY: Retrospective of Bernardo Bertolucci films, New Delhi (Mar 2 to 8, 1997), Calcutta (Mar 12 to 18) and Mumbai (Mar 24 to 29) Uto Ughi in concert with I Filarmonici di Roma


Ancient Rome and India, Indian Museum, Calcutta, Mar 5 to 11


The Courage of Images—Projects executed by Italian architects, Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai, Mar 17 to Apr 3, 1997 


Civilisation, City and Cars, New Delhi, Winter...



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