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Organisation : Lalit Kala Akademi, National Academy of Art
Competition Name : First International Kala Mela 2018
Applicable For : Open for Artists
Competition Deadline : 15th December, 2017
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Terms & Conditions :

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First International Kala Mela :

Introduction/History :
** Lalit Kala Akademi, National Academy of Art, New Delhi was set up by the Government of India as an autonomous body, on 5th August, 1954.

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** The Akademi was given statutory authority in 1957, under the Societies Registration Act 1860. Since its establishment it has been serving the entire country by promoting the creative endeavors of Indian artists and bringing their arts to bear upon a large number of people, thereby playing an important role in defi ning and redefi ning, the sensibility of an entire culture, falling under the visual arts spectrum.

** This year, New Delhi – the capital city plays the host and venue is the premises of Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts, Janpath, New Delhi – 110001.

Inauguration :
** The inauguration of the Kala Mela is scheduled on 4th February, 2018 at 5.30.m.

Duration and Timings :
** The Kala Mela will remain open for public from 4th to 18th February, 2018 between 12 noon and 7.30 p.m. daily. (The timings are subject to change if needed.)

Rules for participation :
The Mela will comprise of the following categories of participants :
(a) Invitee Category :
** Organisations/Artists are directly invited by the Lalit Kala Akademi to participate in the Kala Mela. The entry fee is not applicable for invited organizations/Artists.

(b) Open Category :
** Organisation may send their duly fi lled in form for participating in the Kala Mela. The following participation fee will be applicable.

Participation Fee estimated propose for each stall :

 S.No Category Amount INR GST 18% Total
1 International Participation through Embassy 75,000/- 13,500/- 88,500/-
2 State Lalit Kala Akademi 50,000/- 9,000/- 59,000/-
3 Zonal Cultural Centres 50,000/- 9,000/- 59,000/-
4 Commercial Art Galleries/ Art Organization 1,00,000/- 18,000/- 1,18,000/-
5 Registered Art Organizations/Institutions 75,000/- 13,500/- 88,500/-
6 Art Colleges/ Faculties of Art 25,000/- 4,500/- 29,500/-
7 Food Stalls 40,000/- 7,200/- 47,200/-
8 Artist Group/ Individual Artists 25,000/- 4,500/- 29,500/-

Allotment of Stalls :
** Allotment of Stalls will be made on request on prescribed form (attached) duly completed and sent along with the participation fee.
** Requests for cancellation of stalls/space will not be entertained once the same is booked.

** The approximate size of each stall will be 3 Metre (W) x 3 Metre (L) x 3 Metre (H). Structural changes if any, will not affect the wall.
** The allotment of stalls will be made by a Committee of the Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and its decision will be fi nal and binding in all respect.

Last dates for submission of requests :
** The last date for receiving of requests on the prescribed form along with the fees is 15th December, 2017.
** The requests received after the last date will not be considered.

Participation Fee :
** The participation fee should be remitted by Demand Drafts/ RTGS only payable to the Secretary, Lalit Kala Akademi,New Delhi.

** The Akademi may be contacted in case of non-receipt of acknowledgement for amount remitted and other details of the First International Kala Mela within a period of three weeks from the date of their submission of requests and remittances.

The telephones Nos. : 011-23009281, 23009223.
Email Address : lalitkT

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