India is proposing to hold a joint cultural exhibition online at the BRICS meeting in 2021.

 

Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel. (Photo: PTI)

Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel. (Picture: PTI)

Union Minister of Tradition and Tourism Prahlad Patel made the suggestion whereas just about attending the fifth BRICS Tradition Ministers’ Assembly on Thursday by means of video convention beneath the Chairpersonship of Russia.

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New Delhi: India has proposed {that a} digital on-line exhibition on a shared theme be hosted by the BRICS international locations on the finish of 2021. Union Minister of Tradition and Tourism Prahlad Patel made the suggestion whereas just about attending the fifth BRICS Tradition Ministers’ Assembly on Thursday by means of video convention beneath the Chairpersonship of Russia.

Delegates from the Tradition Ministries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa participated within the assembly. Based on an announcement by the ministry, some recommendations/occasions which had been proposed by the Indian facet embody the opportunity of internet hosting a Digital On-line Exhibition on a Shared Theme in direction of finish of 2021 beneath the auspices of BRICS Alliance of Museums. And to increase full cooperation and content material sharing for web site envisaged beneath the BRICS Alliance. Throughout the assembly, dialogue was held on the affect of the epidemiological scenario on the cultural sphere within the BRICS international locations and assessment of the potential implementation of joint cultural on-line initiatives inside BRICS. Patel addressed individuals of the assembly and offered India’s perspective to strengthen the cultural cooperation inside BRICS by means of various mechanisms of sharing and organizing cultural occasions in on-line format given the prevailing pandemic scenario.

COVID-19 has been a tragic expertise for us. Nevertheless it has once more confirmed us that nature doesn’t discriminate amongst international locations. It doesn’t differentiate between individuals on the premise of caste and creed,” Patel stated whereas addressing the occasion. “People have divided the international locations and outlined borders by placing fences. However tradition is the bonding pressure above all man-made demarcations and connects individuals by means of love and concord. Subsequently after we meet by means of such applications, we come again extra enriched than earlier than, he stated. In his handle, he proposed opening the ‘BRICS Nook’ beneath the auspices of BRICS Alliance of Libraries which is proposed to be inaugurated throughout India’s BRICS Presidency in 2021. The Nook will disseminate data associated to the historical past and tradition of the BRICS international locations. The nook will show books, periodicals and different e-resources gifted by the BRICS international locations, viz, Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa. He additionally stated the Nationwide Gallery of Fashionable Arts, New Delhi will host the already deliberate BRICS Joint Exhibition titled Bonding Areas & Imagining Cultural Synergies’ beneath the auspices of the BRICS Alliance of Artwork Museums and Galleries. The exhibition is scheduled to be organized in 2021 coinciding with the BRICS occasion that India could be internet hosting in 2021. The exhibition goals to current round 100 artworks from the 5 prestigious establishments beneath the BRICS Alliance.

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