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Dr. Om Prakash Bharti, a dramatiser, was born in a village on t he bank of Kosi River in Saharsa district of Bihar on 5 September, 1968. He is a post graduate in Dramatics ( Gold Medalist) and Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology. He has been awarded Ph.D.(Folk Theatre Tradition of Eastern India) from Patna University. He is the recipient of National Culture Fellowship of Department of Culture, Government of India for Compilation of Lok Natya Vishwakosh (Encyclopedia of Indi an Folk Theatre) in the year 1999.
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Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav

Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM) has been conceptualized in 2015 by Ministry of Culture under the aegis of Government of India to celebrate the spirit of Tradition, Culture, Heritage and Diversity of incredible India. The main objective of the cultural extravaganza is to preserve, promote and popularize the heritage, diversity and unity of Indian culture and reconnect the new generation. In view of that, four Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav have been organized from 1 to 8 November, 2015 at IGNCA in New Delhi, 15 to 23 October, 2016 at IGNCA in New Delhi, 17 to 24 December, 2016 in Varanasi and 5 to 8 March, 2017 in Bengaluru.
The fifth ‘Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav’ is being organized in North Eastern Region of India from 23 to 31 March, 2017. The biggest and prestigious cultural confluence is extended to other parts of North Eastern states like Dimapur (Nagaland), Majuli (Assam), Imphal (Manipur), Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), Shillong (Meghalaya) and Khowai (Tripura). The essential thrust of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav – North East is to present rich diversity and uniqueness of Indian culture and bind the country in a single thread of culture and also to promote cultural inter-linkages amongst the people of North East India thereby strengthening National integration.
In the festival about 5,000 artists from North East India and 2,000 artists from across the country showcase India’s cultural heritage through folk and classical art forms in all its dimensions – dance, music, theatre and puppetry.

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About NEZCC

On 23rd March 1985, Late Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India made his momentous announcement on the setting up of the Zonal Cultural Centers of India; he said
“It is our endeavour that these seven Centers will represent individually the cultures from the States in their zones and will represent jointly the culture of this nation. Thus a new culture, combining all these cultures, will progress in India. Our heritage will thus be preserved for the coming generations …….… If India loses its spirituality, its internal might, then such progress will have no meaning. The Cultural Centres will help strengthen our internal might …. … These Centers should help in making the common culture of Indian people reach other people.”     
With the diversity of cultures that exist in the country, there are various regional forms and styles but there are also some common characteristics that run through the cultures of the people living in that area although they may speak different languages and may have different historical experiences. Such integrated cultural patterns are discernible in various regions of the country and they serve the purpose of an integrating force.
Emphasizing the importance of the ‘Cultural Unity’ that characterizes the heritage and its identification at the regional level Seven Zonal Cultural......

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News & Events

OCTAVE’ 2017 – FESTIVAL OF THE NORTH EAST AT ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS

Octave’ 2017 (Festival of the North East) was organized by North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), Dimapur at Andaman and...

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OCTAVE 2017 – FESTIVAL OF THE NORTH EAST AT SILIGURI, WEST BENGAL

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SHILPGRAM MAHOTSAV 2017

Shilpgram Mahotsav 2017, a National Level Festival marking its 11th Foundation Day of Shilpgram is being organized by NEZCC...

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EVENING CULTURAL PROGRAMME

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