Booking ProcedureAMPHITHEATRE: During the classical antiquity in Greece, the open-air venue Amphitheatre was used for entertainment, performances, and many other cultural activities. Working on similar lines, the India Habitat Centre’s Amphitheatre is used for cultural activities like music, theatre, talks, poetry reading, documentary screening, various language festivals, art competitions, and many other activities. The venue regularly promotes and encourages the activities, which have been pioneer in their own way.
The Amphitheatre can accommodate approximately 200 people.
(1) To book the Amphitheatre:
For making reservations send us a proposal addressed to:
Dr Alka Pande, Consultant, Art Advisor and Curator, Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003. Phone: 43662024, 43662025. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(2) The proposal must include:To book the Amphitheatre, please give us a proposal that includes a note on the event to be organized. In case you wish to stage a play, please submit the script for approval and mention the dates required.
|Rental Charge||Security Deposit|
|Rs. 15,000/- + 18% GST||Rs. 5,000/- Refundable|
Sound system can only be used 7.00pm onwards on weekdays.
NOC must be obtained to make it possible for any function to be held at the Amphitheatre.
Terms and Conditions for hosting an eventImmediately after booking the amphitheatre, the organizers are requested to get in touch with Mr. Saurabh Rai # 9891464592. for guidance on how to procure a no-objection certificate (NOC), to discuss technical and stage setup details of the event. You can apply online on this website www.delhipolicelicensing.gov.in.1. Immediately after booking the amphitheatre, the organizers are requested to get in touch with Mr. Saurabh Rai # 9891464592. for guidance on how to procure a no-objection certificate (NOC), to discuss technical and stage setup details of the event. You can apply online on this website www.delhipolicelicensing.gov.in.
The timings for the shows at the Amphitheatre are 7pm –9.30pm weekdays.
In case of adverse weather conditions such as rain, fog, ice, snow, and dust IHC does not facilitate or provide any alternate venue.
No nailing, digging, double side tapes and tying ropes or threads.
No liquor or tobacco sponsorship is allowed.
This venue is only for cultural programmes not for the Auditions or commercial activities.
Although the organizers can start setting up in the day, the actual event can be held only between 7pm- 9pm.
Ensure that no microphones are used before 7pm in weekdays.
Inform one week in advance for – electricity supply/security guard.
No generators will be allowed.
It is strictly prohibited to cover the Amphitheatre with canopy or masking.
The organizers will have to get a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the police station on their own in case they are planning to hold a concert or event
In case of a show related to performance art like Dance/ Music/ Film etc., you will need to procure: Requisite License from entertainment Department and other agencies. For details please check atleast 3 weeks prior to the event with Visual Arts Gallery Office.
Complete NOC’s and licenses from the required department should reach VAG Office two days prior to the show. In case the organizers fail to obtain the NOC’s and licenses the event will be cancelled.
Last minute requirements will not be entertained
IHC Basic sound System
- 4 base
- 4 speaker
- 4 lapel mikes
- 4 cordless mikes
- 2 podium mikes
- Sound mixer
What are India Habitat Centre Awards for Excellence in Art?In our effort to promote art, all the exhibitions held at the gallery during the course of the financial year are judged for India Habitat Centre’s Awards for Excellence in Arts in various categories. Each category winner is awarded a cash prize of Rs 25,000 along with a citation and a trophy. Click here for more information...
All the exhibitions held at the gallery are also archived and written about in the India Habitat Centre Annual Arts Journal. Click here for more information...