About NCPA

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Mumbai, is India’s premier cultural institution. Inaugurated in 1969, it was the first multi-venue, multi-genre cultural centre in South Asia. The NCPA is committed to preserving and promoting India’s rich and vibrant artistic heritage in the fields of music, dance, theatre, film, literature and photography, as well as presenting new and innovative work by Indian and international artists from a diverse range of genres including drama, contemporary dance, orchestral concerts, opera, jazz and chamber music. Today, the NCPA hosts more than 700 events each year, making it India’s largest and most holistic performing arts centre.

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14 November 2019

NCPA brings Vikings from the British Museum

Mumbai, September, 2014: National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in collaboration with London’s British Museum, presents Vikings: Life and Legend - The British Museum’s first major exhibit on the Vikings in over 30 years. The screening will take place at…

28 April 2019

NCPA Sama’a: The Mystic Ecstasy – Festival of Sufi Music

Special Screening of the first major exhibit on the life and legend of the Vikings from the British Museum Mumbai, September, 2014: National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) in collaboration with London’s British Museum, presents Vikings: Life and Legend -…

15 April 2019

Meet India’s first – & only – professional western orchestra

British audiences are about to get a taste of the Symphony Orchestra of India – a world-class ensemble that is encountering the western repertoire for the very first time


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