PM to inaugurate SPIC MACAY conference at IIT Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 5th international conference of the Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) at IIT Delhi on June 5. The conference will coincide with the 40th year of inception of SPIC MACAY.

The Prime Minister will deliver his inaugural address through teleconferencing from 5.15pm to 5.45 pm. IIT Delhi director Prof Ramgopal Rao will preside over the function. The chief guests include Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, Member of Parliament Dr. Karan Singh, Haryana Governor Prof. Kaptan Singh Solanki, Governor Tripura Tathagata Roy, Gov. Tripura, and Prof.Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, and IGNCA.

Every year SPIC MACAY organizes an International Convention to expose the youth from across the world to the rich and multi-hued culture of India.

The week long cultural canvas will enthrall with riveting presentations of music, dance and theater.

The nearly 1500 participants will have a strict and disciplined time table that includes waking up at the ‘Brahma Muharat’ at 3.30 am. Besides savouring the cultural presentations from the maestros they will also be involved in various kinds of workshops for honing their artistic skills, learning yoga and meditation. On the penultimate day they will stage a presentation. . There will also be an overnight concert which is the culmination of an intense experience created through five continuous performances of classical dance and music by India’s top performing artists. On the last day, heritage walks are organized to some of the heritage sites of Delhi.