Celebrating the International Women’s Day has become a good tradition of the International Roerich Memorial Trust. On that day the IRMT opens its doors to first of all the women of Kullu giving them the opportunity to exhibit their art, deliberate on the role of women and their problems and just to feel the atmosphere of the women’s holiday...
On April 30, 2016 a traditional spring culture festival started in the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India whose two-days programme was dedicated to the significance and relevance of the ideas of the Roerichs.
On Saturday, April 30, 2016 as a part of the spring festival celebrated in the Roerich Estate in Naggar the exhibition of the reproductions of paintings by Lyubov Talimonova “Wanderings of a Happy Soul” had its grand opening. Mr. Sergei V. Karmalito, Senior Counsellor, Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of India, Mrs. Natalya Cherkashina, Acting Director, Museum named after Nicholas Roerich, Moscow, and renowned Indian scholars Prof. Suneet Chopra and Prof. Arun Mohanty were the esteemed guests of the ceremony.
The second day of the spring festival in the Himalayan Roerich Estate coincided with the International Workers’ Day (May 1) and Orthodox Easter. It started with the traditional Shanti Puja conducted near the Roerich House under the memorable Himalayan pine where the ancient stone images of the Gods and Guardians of the Kullu Valley are collected...
25-31.05.2016 Halyna Chaudhary’s “Inspiration” in Naggar
In May 25-31, 2016 the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, hosted the exhibition of pictorial works by the Delhi-based Ukrainian artist Mrs. Halyna Chaudhary titled “Inspiration.” The paintings and drawings displayed in the exhibition traced the major milestones of Halyna’s career as an artist and the crucial points of her life and spiritual journey.
5-8.06.2016 Sadhna Sangar’s Exhibition in the IRMT
On June 5, 2016 the solo exhibition of the renowned artist from Chandigarh Prof. Sadhna Sangar, Joint Director, Сolleges, Punjab, Secretary, Punjab Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, and President of “We,” the group of contemporary women artists, opened in the Himalayan Roerich Estate in Naggar.
31.05-3.06.2016 “Moods of Nature” in the Roerich Himalayan Estate
On May 31-June 3, 2016 the famous artist from Punjab Ashwani Kumar Verma held his exhibition Moods of Nature in the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar (IRMT).
4-10.06.2016 Anuradha Thalwal's exhibition in Naggar
On June 4-10, 2016 the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, hosted the painting exhibition of the Manali-based artist Mrs. Anuradha Thalwal. The guest of honour at the opening ceremony was Mrs. Sadhna Sangar, a famous artist from Chandigarh, and a culture figure actively helping young artists to find their place in the world of art.
In June 10-15, 2016 two Himachali artists from Shimla Distt. displayed their works in the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar (IRMT).
16-21.06.2016 Vijay Murtikar’s “Vision of Kashi” in Naggar
In June 16-21, 2016 the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, held the exhibition of paintings by a native of Benares Vijay Murtikar.
11-16.06.2016 Sublime Feminine in the Art of Reena Chaudhary
In June 11-16, 2016 the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, hosted the solo exhibition of paintings by the Sonepat based artist Reena Chaudhary titled “Inspiration”.
21-26.06.2016 Exhibition-cum-Workshop in Roerich Estate
In June 21-26, 2016 a group of 14 artists conducted an exhibition of paintings in the International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), Naggar. The group was headed by Naveen Dhiman, Secretary, Himachal Art Heritage, Sundernagar, and Prabhinder Lall, President, Artfort India, Chandigarh. It is their 6th exhibition in the IRMT, and it coincided with their 4th workshop in the same place.
17-22.06.2016 Indu Tripathy’s Explorations of Woman’s Soul
In June 17-22 a Delhi-based artist Indu Tripathy exhibited her pictorial works in the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar.
Over the past three years alone in close cooperation with the Indian and Russian staff of the IRMT volunteers from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tula, Vladivostok, Zarechensk, Penza, Kaliningrad, Zheleznogorsk, Orenburg, and many other cities worked in the IRMT. Employees of the International Centre of the Roerichs, Moscow, and its chapters, as well as various Roerich organizations, regularly extend considerable help to the IRMT performing various works...
29.06.2016 In Cherished Memory of Atmaram Koigade
With profound sorrow we inform the sad demise of Atmaram Koigade, the artist from Kolhapur, Maharashtra. He left for his heavenly abode aged 60 on June 24, 2016 in Manali, Distt. Kullu, Himachal Pradesh. Funeral rites were performed in Manali on June 28, 2016.
On July 26, 2016 in the ancient Krishna Temple perched atop a hill rising above the village of Naggar and the Roerich Estate a puja was conducted on the occasion of Mrs. Lyudmila V. Shaposhnikova’s 90th birth anniversary.
A two-day international conference on “Indian Subjects, Foreign Artists” was organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in New Delhi on October 10-11, 2016 to explore the contribution of various foreign artists inspired by India to the local and world art scene and to documenting India’s past. ICCR is a government organization that formulates and implements the policies relating to India’s external cultural relations.
H.E. Mr Alexander M. Kadakin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of India, Vice President and Life Trustee of the International Roerich Memorial Trust, PRESENTED WITH ORDER OF FRIENDSHIP.
On August 16, 2016 the 114th anniversary of the elder son of Nicholas and Helena Roerich, the renowned orientalist, linguist, historian, archeologist and traveller George Roerich was celebrated in the International Roerich Memorial Trust.
On October 5, 2016 the memory of Helena Roerich, the eminent philosopher and thinker, was honoured in the International Roerich Memorial Trust.
“Art is the heart of people. Knowledge is the brain of people. Only with heart and wisdom humanity can unite and understand each other.” These words of the great artist, scholar and thinker Nicholas Roerich became the motto of the Roerich festival “Under the Banner of Peace” that this October is taking place in the protected Roerich Estate in the Himalayan Kullu valley.
17-22.11.2016 Abstract Art Displayed in Naggar
On November 17, 2016 the International Roerich Memorial Trust hosted the exhibition of abstract art by the contemporary Indian artist from Kerala Austin Konchira.
The culture festival in the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar, Kullu, has closed. October 23 (Sunday) was the last day of festivities and multiple guests came to the Roerich Estate to celebrate the anniversary of Svetoslav Roerich, the younger son of Nicholas and Helena Roerich, the renowned artist and public figure, and a truly remarkable man...
25.12.2016 Christmas and New Year celebrated in Naggar
On December 25, 2016 students of the Helena Roerich Academy of Art for Children managed by the International Roerich Memorial Trust, Naggar (IRMT) and their parents were invited to the Christmas-cum-New Year celebration...