VKIC’s 25 Years Celebration with Vivek Murchhana

The celebration of 25 years of the foundation of Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture, Uzan Bazar, Guwahati, commenced here on 23 January (Sunday) 2022 with a musical performance titled ‘Vivek Murchhana’ as an offering to the Almighty.The program anchored by noted classical vocalist Smt Mitali De, witnessed the rendition of acclaimed classical vocalist Sri Jiten Basumatary, followed by a Sarod recital by renowned sarod maestro Sri Tarun Kalita, and a Sattriya dance performance by leading Satriya dance exponent Smt Anita Sharma. She also choreographed Sada Vivekanandamayem rendition in Sattriya form which invited the maximum applause from the audience.Earlier, in his welcome address, Sri Pravin Dabholkar, All India Treasurer, Vivekananda Kendra Kanyakumari and trustee Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) spoke about the intangible service of the VKIC for the past 25 years towards the culture tradition of north eastern India.

VKIC 24th Ceremony of Foundation Day 2020

VKIC Foundation Day and Book Release Function 2020 The Vivekananda Kendra Institute of culture celebrated today its glorious 24th Foundation day on 31st Jan 2020 at WM Auditorium of   VKIC premise Uzan Bazar Guwahati.The celebration started with Manglacharan. The programme was attended by dignitaries, invitees, eminent personalities and Vivekanand Kendra’s Karyakakarta of Assam The Report of Activities was presented by VKIC depicting its vision and the work done by the Institute during the year 2019. Dr. P.C. Bhattacharya, Director (RAC) of VKIC delivered the welcome address.

VKIC Foundation Day Celebration 2017

Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) celebrated its 21st foundation day on 31st January 2017 at WM Auditorium, VKIC. The main highlight of the program was the conferring of VKIC Sanmaanee award 2017. Every year VKIC honours a person of repute who has been tirelessly working for the promotion of indigenous faith and culture on its foundation day. This time the award was conferred on Srimad Shyamananda Brahmachari of West Garo hills. The Award carries a citation, memento, shalleng chadar and a sum of Rs 25,000.

Celebration of VKIC Foundation Day 2016

Our 20th Foundation Day was celebrated on January 31 in our Uzan Bazar premises. In the solemn function, Mizo preceptor Puitham Rorelliana was honoured with the prestigious VKIC Sanmaan, for 2016.

Puitham Rorelliana has devoted his life towards protection and promotion of ancient Mizo wisdom, culture, and beliefs among his community. In his endeavour since the time he received enlightenment till present he had to surmount many hurdles; but his ceaseless efforts enabled revival of the early Mizo belief system to a great extent.

VKIC foundation day 2015

Chairman VKIC, Dipok Kr Barthakur, delivering the welcome address mentioned that this year is significant for VKIC as it the birth centenary year of Eknathji Ranade, the founding father of Vivekananda Kendra and Vivekananda Rock Memorial. His vision to establish a centre to study the culture of Northeast of India led to the inception of Vivekananda Institute of Culture (VKIC) in 1993.

VKIC Sanman 2014 to Shri Birkha Bahadur Subba

The Prestigious Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) Sanmaan 2014 was bestowed on Sri Birkha Bahadur Subba (Muringla) at a function held at the VKIC premises on January 31 in the presence of an august gathering. 

BB Subba was conferred the VKIC sanmaan this year for his contribution towards the rejuvenation of the Limbu cultural life, which has been under threat from various circumstances. In his long and illustrious career, Subba succeeded in building a better understanding about the indigenous faith and culture of the Limbu community. He was among the pioneers to ensure that formal temples dedicated to native gods were established. 

VKIC Sanman 2012 to Shri Rupnath Basumatary

The Foundation Day of VKIC, Guwahati was held on 31 January, 2012 (Tuesday) at 5.00 p.m. in the Williamson Magor Auditorium of the Institute in which the annual VKIC SANMAN was also awarded. 

Shri Dipok Kr Barthakur, Chairman, VKIC delivered the Welcome address and Objectives of the programme. Speaking on the significance of the Foundation Day & the VKIC Sanmaan, Sri Dipok Kr. Barthakur, Chairman,  VKIC said that VKIC has been organizing this programme since 1999 to honour a person from the Northeast who has made significant contribution to the society in the field of preservation, protection and advancement of traditional culture. The award consists of a Citation, a Plaque and Cash award of Rs. 25,000/- The Chairman briefed the house about the preparation for the 150 Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Swami Vivekananda. 

VKIC Sanman 2011 to Kum. Aningiu Meriam

The Foundation Day of VKIC, Guwahati was held on 31 January, 2011 (Monday) at 5.30 p.m. in the Williamson Magor Auditorium of the Institute in which the annual VKIC SANMAN was also awarded. 

Shri Dipok Kr. Barthakur, Chairman, VKIC delivered the Welcome address and Objectives of the programme. Shri Radhika Mohan Bhagawati, eminent Writer, Journalist & Editor, Dainik Asom who was the Chief Guest of the programme had conferred the VKIC SANMAN, 2011 on Kum. Aningiu Meriam, Vice President, Zeliangrong Mipui, Nagaland. The programme was attended by a capacity audience from all walks of life and concluded with a documentary drama on and by the Karbi Community. Headed by Sri Dhireswar Ronghang, Sonapur, Kamrup District, the one hour presentation enthralled the audience.