Satyamva Jayathe

Welcome to
The Nehru Centre, London

Cultural Wing of the High Commission of India

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About Nehru Centre

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), an autonomous organisation affiliated to the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, runs 34 other cultural centres besides London, including in Berlin, Moscow, Johannesburg, Cairo and Colombo. These centres function as part of the diplomatic missions of the Government of India of those countries with the objective of serving as windows into the composite culture of India.

The Centre organises a wide range of cultural events on its premises, showcasing Indian music, dance and theatre, besides a range of activities aimed at strengthening and deepening the intellectual dialogue between the two

Director’s message

As we wind up the first quarter of the Year of Culture, we are delighted to note how well the events were received. The panel discussions on ‘Religion and the Empowerment of Women: A multi faith perspective’ and ‘Healing Hands: Women’s health and holistic remedies from Asia’ highlighting Ayurveda, Jamu and Acupuncture were held to mark the International Women’s Day. An Exhibition of Ajrakh, a dying art form, showcasing masterpieces of the national awardee was very much appreciated. So was His Holiness Swami Vidyadhishananda’s talk on Yoga-Vedanta concepts in traditional meditation practices and Clem Alford’s Sitar concert.

Upcoming Events

Mehfil - Art Exhibition
Monday 24 July 2017

Mehfil

Art Exhibition

Inauguration: Monday 24 July 2017 – 06.15 pmOn display till Friday 28th July 2017 from 10.00 am – 06.00 pm Mehfil a...[more]

Mehtab Malhotra

Mehtab began singing at the age of 4 under the guidance of her father, late Raghubir Malhotra, followed by training...[more]

Kaleem Sheikh

Kaleem Sheikh is a London based singer and writer. Trained by the Late Ustad Sultan Khan in the tradition of vocal...[more]

Aditi Banerjee
Wednesday 02 August 2017

“Melodies of Monsoon“

Aditi Banerjee

Aditi received initial training from Late N.M. Sinha in Delhi. She later trained under the doyen of Gwalior Gharana...[more]

Holiday Calendar

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Independence Day
15 August2017
Id-ul-Zuha(Bakrid)
02 September2017
Dussehra
30 September2017
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