Following a one day joint academic seminar, the India-Afghanistan Cultural Week stepped in to the second day of its celebrations, held at Indian Council for Cultural Relation (ICCR), Azad Bhavan on 30th November, 2017.

At the outset, the joint India Afghanistan art gallery was officially inaugurated by the Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, the Ambassador of Afghanistan to India and Namrita Kumar, Acting General Director, ICCR at the event.

The celebrations were started singing the national anthems of both the countries and lightening the lamps.

During his address at the event, Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali said that the “Afghanistan-India Cultural Week festival is first of its kind event which establishes close cultural ties between Afghanistan and India”.

The students of both the countries continued celebrations by the Afghan and Indian traditional dress shows.

During the event, Qawwali teams of both countries mesmerized and captivated the audience with their performances.

The celebrations will continue till 1 December 2017 at Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), Azad Bhavan. The event will conclude with Indian and Afghan dance performances as well as music played by Zuhra orchestra.

 

 

 

 

 

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