Project PARI

  • 08 Jul 2024

On 7th July, 2024, the Ministry of Culture initiated Project PARI for the upcoming 46th session of the World Heritage Committee.

  • The 46th session of the World Heritage Committee will be held at New Delhi, India from 21st to 31st July 2024 at the Bharat Mandapam International Exhibition and Convention Centre(IECC), New Delhi.

Key Points

  • To welcome the delegates to the city of Delhi more than 100 artists across the country representing various folk art and contemporary art traditions are coming together to bring to life their visions across various spots across Delhi under this Project.
  • The project is undertaken by Lalit Kala Academy in collaboration with National Gallery of Modern Art
  • Traditional art forms as well as sculptures, murals, and installations have been created under this beautification project.
  • The creative canvas includes but is not limited to artwork inspired by and /or drawn in styles of Phad paintings (Rajasthan), Thangka painting (Sikkim/Ladakh), miniature painting (Himachal Pradesh), Gond art (Madhya Pradesh), Tanjore paintings (Tamil Nadu), Kalamkari (Andhra Pradesh), Alpona art (West Bengal), Cheriyal painting (Telangana), Pichhwai Painting (Rajasthan), Lanjia Saura (Odisha), Pattachitra (West Bengal), Bani Thani Painting (Rajasthan), Warli (Maharashtra), Pithora Art (Gujarat), Aipan (Uttarakhand), Kerala Murals (Kerala), Alpana art (Tripura) and more.
  • The proposed sculptures being created for Project PARI include wide ranging ideas that include but are not limited to paying tributes to nature, ideas inspired by the Natyashastra, Gandhi ji, toys of India, hospitality, ancient knowledge, Naad or Primeval Soun, Harmony of life, Kalpataru – the divine tree etc.

Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Art)

  • Lalit Kala Akademi (National Academy of Art) was inaugurated on 5th August 1954 in New Delhi.
  • It was registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860, on 11th March 1957.