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- 65th Foundation Day of Lalit Kala Akademi
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Art & Culture
65th Foundation Day of Lalit Kala Akademi
Recently, the 65th Foundation Day of Lalit Kala Akademi was celebrated on August 5th, 2019.
ABOUT LALIT KALA AKADEMI:
- Also called as National Academy of Art, Lalit Kala Akademi is India’s national academy of fine arts.
- It is autonomous organisation It was established in 1954 to promote and propagate understanding of Indian art, in and outside the country.
- It provides scholarships and fellow program and sponsors and organises exhibitions in India and overseas.
- It publishes bilingual journal. It is funded by Ministry of Culture.
Objectives of Lalit Kala Akademi:
- Promote and propagate understanding of Indian art, in and outside the country especially in the field of visual arts such as painting, sculpture and graphics etc.
- Preserve glorious traditions of the past and enrich them with the works of the modern artist.
- Promote cooperation among artists and art associations and development of such associations.
- Encourage, where necessary, the establishment of Regional Art Centers.
- Publish and promote publication of literature on art including monographs, journals etc.