India, Venezuela to have cultural exchanges

New Delhi, Dec 20 : India and Venezuela here Friday signed a programme on cultural exchanges in the fields of publication, film and media, image and space arts, stage and music arts.

The programme will last for three years and will be renewed automatically thereafter.

The cultural exchange programme was signed by Ravindra Singh, secretary, ministry of culture, India and Javier Sarabia, ministry of people's power for culture, Venezuela.

"The countries have decided to promote the exchange of bilingual publications (traditional and contemporary stories), encourage participation of Venezuelan and Indian poets and writers in the literature festivals organised by both countries," said an official statement.

There will also be exchanges between theatre groups, film makers and representatives from both countries, among other things.

--IANS (Posted on 20-12-2013)

india-news headlines

Christians observe Good Friday across India

Pankaj Pachauri defends Manmohan Singh's 'silence' on Sanjay Baru's book

Modi for Team India, says won't divide country in name of secularism

Probe BJP's cyber propaganda, Congress tells police

Manmohan redefined Indian foreign policy: Sanjay Baru

Chidambaram does not have the courage to contest elections: BJP

Modi open to pan-India retail tax, pushes for jobs, infrastructure

Don't allow yoga camps if possibility of misuse, poll officials told

'Idea of communal identity being bigger than humanity is absurd'

One-family rule has affected governance: Modi

Congress remains like a ship without captain: Rajnath Singh

Manmohan Singh can't reply to tweets: PMO

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014


Your e-mail:

Your Full Name:

Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box


Back to Top