Welcome to Anand Foundation

This Anand foundation website is a free resource related primarily to the living Cultural Heritage of the National Capital Region of Delhi. The information on this website has been collated over the last 11 years and has a major contributions by students from the school and colleges of Delhi , through their internships at the foundation . We seek to provide a platform for young people to freely explore the living heritage of Delhi through interactions with living exponents of Cultural expression .

Sections in the Website:

Directory : This is a live and free database of institutions and exponents based in Delhi of oral , visual , performance , folk , classical , craft , musicians , dancers , Historians , writers , painters , puppeteers , museums , cultural centers , linguists , photographers , schools , Yoga centers collected by students as well as an ongoing effort by the foundation . We invite your contributions

Articles and Publications

21st century Bharatnatyam: A Tradition in Transition By Rajashree Raju

Rajshree delves into her take on Bharatanatyam , and seeks to share a myriad of  her views on  issues with this classical dance form in the contemporary context 


“Wherever they may be found in the world, the great traditions of dancing deliberately and consciously convey meaning. They are not simply mindless entertainments.” RAJIKA PURI


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Book’s

The importance of Delhi, India’s capital and one of the world’s legendary cities, lies not just in its past glory as the seat of empires and its magnificent monuments, but also in the rich and dive...

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We live today surrounded by images - on billboards,calendars, posters, and religious paraphernalia, in print-media and television,in restaurants and shops, on the roadside, in au...

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The Ultimate guide to the Trees of Central India published by Penguins.Covering an area the size of France and encompassing five of India's most visited Tiger Reserves, the forests of Central India a...

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To a nation fed on classicalmusic, the advent of Rahul Dev Burman with h...

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Webpage for Artist in Delhi

Are you a musician, painter, poet, actor, author, vocalist, dancer, puppeteer, potter, filmmaker, photographer, or exponent of any Art form living in Delhi and NCR?

Write to us about yourself and build your own webpage completely free of charges.



Delhi this week

When High Art meets Low Art
Date : 20-12-2013
Venue : Art Alive Gallery, Plot No.120, Institutional Area, Sector 44, Gurgaon
Details : The exhibition hopes to bring new creative expression and imagery to art lovers. The show is an artistic reaction to Raja Ravi Varma’s oleographs in particular and to popular art in general. The react... Read more

Video Gallery



Mohammed Hamid - Magician



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