IGNCA captures country's heritage on DVDs

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Mumbai, Dec 15 (UNI) New Delhi based Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) has released a series on Indian heritage and culture on DVD.

The series would include documentaries and films on Vedic chanting, Ramlila, the rock scuptures of Badami in Bijapur, Karnataka to Thang-Ta, the martial arts of Manipur.

V Ragurama Ayyar, Advisor, IGNCA told media persons that the DVDs can be ordered via the centre's website or mail. He added that a series of cultural events have also been planned by IGNCA across the country from January, 2008.

Set up in 1987, IGNCA has over 26,000 hours of audio-visual material, comprising of 2,400 hours of audio recording, 1,12,000 still images and 3,000 ethnographic objects from all over the world.

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