Sangeet Natak Akademi to Set Up Dakshin Bharat Sanskrit Kendra in Hyderabad

  • The Sangeet Natak Akademi, an autonomous organization under the Ministry of Culture, is set to establish a Regional Centre in Hyderabad, known as Dakshin Bharat Sanskrit Kendra. 
  • The Centre will promote the preservation and promotion of South India’s rich intangible cultural heritage, expressed in music, dance, and drama. 
  • The Centre will also house the foundation stone for the Bharat Kala Mandapam Auditorium. 
  • The Centre will be a leading cultural space that fosters cultural growth and the performative milieu of the state. 
  • The Centre will also commemorate the 100th birth anniversary of legendary musician Sri Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, a freedom fighter and Padma Awardee. 
  • The Centre will also inaugurate the South India Cultural Centre, which will include a cultural program celebrating the contributions of Shri Ghantasala.
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