SPICMACAY

Convenor: Dr. Shalu Mahajan (Department of Commerce)

The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst the Youth (SPICMACAY) is a non-proft organization which promotes Indian classical music, dance and other aspects of Indian culture. It is a movement with chapters in over 300 towns and cities all over the world. It seeks to foster the exchange of traditional Indian values and to generate awareness about the cultural traditions and heritage of India. In order to achieve its goals, SPICMACAY organizes concerts, lectures, demonstrations, informal discussions and seminars. These are hosted by local chapters of the organization. Thus, its work is educational in spirit and character and it locates itself in educational institutions.

ANDC has an active SPICMACAY unit that organizes performances by stalwarts of Indian classical music and culture. Many distinguished maestros like Rajan and Sajan Mishra, Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Ashwani Bhide, Wadali Brothers, Ustad Mazhar Ali Khan and Ustad Jawaad Ali Khan, Ritesh and Rajneesh Mishra, Pandit Sanjeev Abhyankar, Aashish Khan have performed in the college. In addition, workshops for Indian traditional art forms like Madhubani and Kalamkari have also been organized. Further, movies of world-renowned directors like Satyajit Ray, Ingmar Bergmann and Charlie Chaplin have been screened by the SPICMACAY chapter at ANDC.