About Us Cultural Exchanges with Madagascar

Malagasies are familiar with Indian culture thanks to vibrant PIO community. Indian TV channels are included in the cable TV package by local cable operators.  Indian movies/TV serials have also been telecast on National TV and the famous TV serial Kabhi Kabhi has also been telecast on National TV in the past. The cultural programmes, including film shows, organized by the Embassy in association with local organizations have been well attended.  India@70 Photo Exhibition was held in August 2017. An Indian dance group Roop Kala Kendra held performances in Antananarivo and Tuliar in August 2017. Recently, an ICCR-sponsored Contemporary Indian Dance Group visited Madagascar in August 2018 and held performances in Antananarivo.

 

The Fourth edition of International Day of Yoga was celebrated by the Mission in collaboration with the University of Antananarivo and attended by around 1300 persons.

 To mark the celebration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Mission organised a display of pictures / photographs on the life events of Bapu at the La City Centre in Antananarivo from 2 to 12 October, 2018. An LED projection of a slide-show on life events of Mahatma Gandhi was also organised by the Mission on Group Sipromad Tower on 2nd October, 2018.