College life is filled with fun and learning, but if you are hungry for more and wish to see, experience, and delve into untouched topics, we are suggesting the places to go. These institutions can be visited at any time (in the day, of course) and you’ll find something interesting to check out.
INDIA INTERNATIONAL CENTRE
It was officially inaugurated in the year 1962 and built upon the arrival of Japanese prince Akihito in 1960. It is generally referred to as Triveni, meaning ‘a structure of three’. It serves the ‘Intellectual Stream’ by organising seminars, meetings, discussions, debates as well as harbours a library of renowned published papers. For the ‘Cultural Stream’, it organises dance performances, plays, and film screenings. It also boasts of hostel and catering facilities to bring people together and give rise to brain-storming sessions.
Address – 40, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi
SIRI FORT AUDITORIUM
It is a premier multi-auditorium complex of the Government of India. It is the headquarters of Directorate of Film Festivals (DFF), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It hosts musical concerts, film screenings, documentary screenings, plays, debates, seminars, and more.
Address – A-25, Balbir Saxena Marg, Siri Institutional Area, Siri Fort Institutional Area, Gulmohar Park, New Delhi
GOETHE INSTITUTE – MAX MUELLER BHAVAN
Max Mueller Bhavan is best known for its German language course and the international examinations held at the institute. It fosters international cultural cooperation and boasts of a huge collection of books, DVDs, etc.
Address- No.3, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, Near Connaught Place, New Delhi
INDIA HABITAT CENTRE
The India Habitat Centre was built in 1993 as an office building shared by workers of HUDCO and some non-profit organisations. It is now spread across nine acres, designed by Joseph Stein and provides facilities like conference venues, auditoriums, hospitality areas, library, resource centre, and art galleries. Penguin Random House has collaborated with the Centre to host their Annual Penguin Lecture which witnesses a huge number of turnout.
Address – Lodhi Road, Near Air force Bal Bharati School, New Delhi
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE DELHI
It is an association of the Indian Law and the Alliance Francaise de Paris. It is known for its French language courses and providing various levels in it. It hosts premiers of French movies, plays and also international contest. The Cine Club of the organisation is about to host a movie screening of Des Fommes et Des Hommes (Women and Men) whose entry is free to all. The institute is also about to hold an International Photography Contest with three prizes worth more than 12.000€.
Address – 72, KK Birla Ln, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi
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