Cultural Exchange
Cultural Exchange
 
Cultural Cooperation 
 
1.Cultural cooperation between India and Tajikistan is at excellent level. There has been a regular exchange of cultural troupes between the two countries. A rather significant Cultural Exchange Program for 2016-2018 was signed during the visit of the Prime Minister of India to Tajikistan in July 2015. The Indian movies, songs and other art forms are very popular in Tajikistan. Russian dubbed Indian movies are quite often screened on Tajik Television.
 
Cultural Troupes (Incoming / Outgoing)

2006
2. 60 member Cultural troupe Rukhsana visited India in January 2006 under ICCR invitation.  Indian cultural troupes participated in the International Music Festival “Sadoi Dilho” organized by Tajik Government in September 2005.
3. 11 member Indian cultural troupe Performing Odissi and Sufi music visited    Dushanbe and other cities in August 2006.
 
2007
4. A Manipuri Martial arts troupe visited Tajikistan in August 2007 and performed in Dushanbe    and Khujand.
5.Cultural troupe (One Kathak dancer and two singers of Bollywood songs) performed in the    open air theatre in Dushanbe in April 2008.
6.Indian Cultural Centre in the Embassy conducts regular classes in Kathak, Tabla, Yoga and    Hindi for more than 400 Tajik students daily.
 
2008
7. Days of Tajik Culture in India were held in October 2008.
 
2009
8. 10 member composite group comprising of  Kuchipudi dancers and Hindustani Vocalist performed at Ayni Opera and Ballet Theatre on 28th March and at Indian Cultural Centre on 29th March 2009.
9. ICCR cultural troupe consisting of Sitar and Percussion group performed at the Indian Cultural Centre on 22 May 09 and at Philhormonia hall on 23 May 2009.
10. 08- member Qawaali group visited Tajikistan from 08-12 October to participate in the International Falak Festival and also gave a performance in Hotel Hyatt Regency in Dushanbe organised by Agha Khan Foundation on 10th October and in Khujand on 12th October
11. A 15 member ICCR cultural troupe consisting of Bhangra and Gidda groups performed at the celebrations of Tajik Independence day on 08 September 2009 in Kohi Borbad, Dushanbe during the visit of Hon’ble President of India to Tajikistan. Also they performed in Hotel Hyatt Regency, Dushanbe.
 
Participation of Tajik Cultural Troupe in Surajkund Crafts Mela
 
2010
12. A-17 member Tajik Cultural Troupe consisting of dancers and musicians from the musical group "Jahonora" and 5 artisans took part in the Surajkund Crafts Mela organized by Haryana Tourism from 01-15 February 2010.  The group was headed by Mrs. Azizi Farogat, Deputy Minister of Culture of Tajikistan.  This was the first time that Tajikistan has participated as a "partner country" in the Surajkund Crafts Mela.
 
2011
13. A 24-member Tajik Cultural troupe consisting dancers and musicians from famous musical group Chamanoro of Khojant (Sughd Province) and 5 students of Indian Cultural Centre of Embassy participated in Surajkund Craft Mela, organized by Govt. of India and Haryana Tourism from 01-15 February 2011. 
 
2012
14.  A 15-member Tajik Cultural troupe consisting 10 Tajik artists and craftsmen selected by Ministry of Culture of Republic of Tajikistan and 5 Tajik students of Indian Cultural Centre of Embassy participated in Surajkund Craft Mela, organized by Govt. of India and Haryana Tourism from 01-15 February 2014. 
 
2013
15.A 15-member Tajik Cultural troupe consisting 10 Tajik artists nominated by Government of Tajikistan and 5 Tajik students of Indian Cultural Centre of Embassy participated in Surajkund Craft Mela, organized by Govt. of India and Haryana Tourism from 01-15 February 2013. 
 
2014
16. A 15-member Tajik Cultural troupe consisting 10 Tajik artists and craftsmen selected by Ministry of Culture of Republic of Tajikistan and 5 Tajik students of Indian Cultural Centre of Embassy participated in Surajkund Craft Mela, organized by Govt. of India and Haryana Tourism from 01-14 February 2014. 

2016
17.   2 cultural troupes from India visited Tajikistan for celebration of Days of Indian culture in Tajikistan 'Namaste India"  in April 2016. The troupes performed in Dushanbe and other major towns of Tajikistan. 
 
2017
18.   A 20-member Tajik cultural troupe consisting of artists, craftsmen and dancers participated in Surajkund Craft Mela organized by Government of India and Haryana Tourism in February/March 2017.