Delhi Karnataka Sangha( DKS) based at R K Puram, New Delhi, is a national forum for projecting and promoting Karnataka Cultural Heritage and to interact with culture & tradition of the other states of India and the world.
Parvatiya Kala Kendra was established in 1968 by Late Shri Mohan Upreti. He is still remembered as a renowned ‘Theatre Musician’. This is a Folk group and was formed to bring in Uttarakhand’s dance and music (Kumaon and Gharwal hills) in the eyes of all. They succeeded not only in India but across the world. He is considered responsible for having put Uttarakhand on the world’s cultural map. It is also the only group which performs Folk Operas and is now working on the revival of their culture.
Prath is a unique and innovative art facility that offers a complete developmental art program with a focus on building varied skills related to the arts and language for children between the ages of 2.5 years to 18 years. We offer your child the opportunity of a comprehensive exposure to art, craft, pottery, sculpture & story theater under the guidance of creative facilitators in a protected and emotionally secure environment. Some of the activities that the centre offers are; drawing, painting, varied craft activities, pottery, stained glass painting, canvas painting, card making, clay craft, clay modeling, clay painting, collage making, cutting & pasting, folk art, flower making, fabric painting, diya decoration, jungle art, seal craft, mask making, madhubani painting, marble painting, portrait making, still life, pot painting, puppet making, umbrella making, origami, mural painting, tie & dye, tile painting, worli art, paper craft, recycled art, storytelling and lots of more fun activities… the centre is also involved with writing and illustrating books for children.
Today many of their ex-students have gone out and made a name for themselves in the Art World, with admissions to prestigious institutes like NID, London School of Arts, Shrishti, Pratt Institute – NewYork, Hogeschool Voor De Kunsten Utrecht – Netherlands, Central Saint Martins – United Kingdom, Atlanta college of arts, to name a few.