Events venues in Delhi

Habitat World, IHC : ‘Habitat World’, has been entrusted to Old World Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. and this website provides information about all the cultural happenings offered by Habitat World at India Habitat Centre.
It offers multitude of cultural activities like Dance, Music, Theatre, Film Festivals, Exhibitions, Talks, Book Launches, Workshops etc.
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Contact : 43663080 – 90

India Habitat Centre : India Habitat Centre (IHC) is spread over nine acres of land encompassing an auditorium, conference halls, guest rooms, restaurants, health spa and more. Joseph Allen Stein is the arhitect behind this largest and most comprehensive Convention Centre in the country.
In their own words, “The India Habitat Centre was conceived to provide a physical environment which would serve as a catalyst for a synergetic relationship between individuals and institutions working in diverse habitat related areas and therefore, maximise their total effectiveness.”
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Contact : 24682001—24682009
Address : India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003
Parking : Gate No. 1 to 3 ( Cars ), Gate No. 2 ( Bikes & Bicycles )
Landmark : Next to Air Force Bal Bharati School


Visual Arts Gallery at India Habitat Centre ( IHC )
Three galleries are offered by Visual Arts Gallery which are ‘Visual Arts Gallery’, ‘Open Palm Court Gallery’ and ‘Experimental Art Gallery’. Visual Arts Gallery and Open Palm Court Gallery are preferred by many artists because of the location and the size of these galleries. Experimental Art Gallery is also a good option for the following reasons :-
1. Limited Budget 2. Other Galleries not available 3. Few Artworks to be displayed
Booking Details : 011-43662024 / 011-43662025
Old World Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. ( O.W.H. ) has been operating the hospitality facilities and cultural events at the India Habitat Centre since 1997. Located in the heart of the city,’Habitat World’ ( as the hospitality facilities at IHC are known ), boasts of the country’s most comprehensive Convention Centre with 20 function rooms, a members’ club with 58 guest rooms and fitness centre, 6 restaurants and 4 performance venues.
Since its opening in 1997, Habitat World has held between three and four cultural events every day – be it theatre, music concerts, dance performances, films, talks or open fora and has seen some of the most illustrious names in the world participating in its cultural calendar. Habitat World serves over 5000 meals daily, hosts over 6000 conferences and banquets each year and organizes over 1000 live cultural events annually making it India’s largest foodservice and entertainment destination.
O.W.H. also operates Epicentre in Gurgaon which brings to that part of the NCR an auditorium, an art gallery, an amphitheatre, a restaurant, conference & banquet rooms and a 45000 sq ft exhibition hall.Address : Epicentre, Apparel House, Sector 44, Opp. Power Grid Residential Complex, Gurgaon
Map : Epicentre at Google Maps
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Booking Details : Epicentre Convention Centre Bookings————————————————————————————————————-Lok Kala Manch

Lok Kala Manch is not for profit organization committed to the promotion of cultural & creative heritage of India & other countries. The place is ideal for conferences, seminars, film screenings, dance classes, music programs, theatre & other such activities.
The premises includes one fully air conditioned auditorium, one art gallery & one seminar hall.

Address : Lok Kala Manch, 20, Lodhi Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Landmark : Behind Sai Baba Temple and Near India Habitat Centre
Metro : Nearest Metro Stations – ‘Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium(Violet Line)’ & ‘Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)’
Ph. : 011-24644421, 011-24602366
Booking Details : 24602366, 24644421, 65806268,

Telefax: 24624232

Cell No.: 9810597410 ( Uday Bir Singh )

India International Centre ( IIC )
India International Centre was founded in 1958 & inaugurated in 1962. The Centre has been likened to a Triveni providing three streams of activities–intellectual stream through seminars, symposia, meetings, discussions and its Library and publications; cultural stream, through its series of cultural events like music, dance, films, etc. and social stream through its hostel and catering facilities where people meet and mingle together.

Events at IIC : India International Centre

Address : India International Centre ( IIC ), 40 Max Muller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
Website :
Map : IIC at Google Maps
Metro : Nearest Metro Stations – ‘Khan Market(Violet Line)’ & ‘Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)’
Note : Annexe Building of IIC is in the next lane(towards red light) from the Main Building and located next to Alliance Francaise.
Booking Details : Islamic Centre Booking


India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC)

Booking Details : Islamic Centre Booking


Sirifort Auditorium
Siri Fort Auditorium was commissioned by the late Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi. It is one of the biggest Auditorium in Delhi and it offers many mega cultural events like Music, Dance, Theatre, Film Festivals etc. by private organizers.
The Auditoriums at Siri Fort has seating capacity of around 2500 which is distributed in the following four Auditoriums as follows :
Auditorium – I : Capacity – 1865 Seats.
Auditorium – II : Capacity – 396 Seats.
Auditorium – III : Capacity – 270 Seats.
Auditorium – IV : Capacity – 67 Seats.
Booking :

Address : Siri Fort Auditorium Complex, Asiad Village Complex, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi – 110049
Map : Siri Fort Auditorium at Google Maps
Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Green Park(Yellow Line)’

( 5-10 mins. walk and nearest entry / exit Metro Gate is ‘Gautam Nagar’ )


Kamani Auditorium
Kamani Auditorium was inaugurated on the 22nd of August 1971 by President of India Sh. V.V. Giri. Spread over a vast area in the heart of the capital’s cultural arena and with seating capacity of 632 people, the auditorium is on an impressive structure. A prominent part of the complex is the SHRIRAM BHARATIYA KALA KENDRA, one of the premier cultural institutions of INDIA. The outstanding feature of the auditorium is the stage. With a 48 feet depth and a 40 feet opening frontage, it is large by any standards and ideal for all kinds of presentations, ranging from plays, ballets, to group and solo performances.

Address : Kamani Auditorium, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001

Map : Kamani Auditorium at Google Maps

Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Mandi House(Blue Line)’

Cafetaria : There is also a cafetaria at the first floor outside the auditorium gates for refreshments.

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Shri Ram Centre of Performing Arts (SRCPA)
Shri Ram Centre was founded in 1975 by Mrs. Panna Bharat Ram. Since 1976, the Centre has been operating from the Indian National Theatre Trust premises in the heart of Delhi’s theatre district in the Mandi House area. It’s the most active place in Delhi for theatre since seventies.
Address : Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts ( SRCPA ), 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001
Nearest Delhi Metro Rail Station : Walking Distance from Mandi House Metro Station
Map : Shri Ram Centre at Google Maps
Contact : 011-23731112 (10 am to 5pm – Sundays closed)
Booking Details : 011-23714307
Alliance Francaise
Since a knowledge of the language is instrumental in understanding French culture, the Alliance Française’s primary focus is to teach French. But if it is a school for learning French, it also functions as a cultural center and social forum.
The Alliance Française de Delhi organises, with the support of the Délégation Générale de l’Alliance Française de Paris en Inde, the Embassy of France in New Delhi and the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, prestigious cultural events which attract the best in the world of music, dance, theatre, science, etc. These events are open to our members as well as to the public. The friendship between France and India has led to many official cultural exchanges.

The cultural events attract people from all parts of the French and Indian communities. The student body includes members of business, civic and educational communities as well as retirees and students from high school and college, which makes the exchange all the more rich. The events – art exhibits, lectures, film and theatre festivals – relative to the French or French-speaking world thus serve as a vehicle for cultural dialogue.

Address : Alliance Française De Delhi, 72, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi – 110003
Landmark : Next to Annexe building of India International Centre
Contact : 011-43500200
Website : Alliance Fracaise, Delhi
Map : Alliance Francaise at Google Maps
Metro : Nearest Metro Stations – ‘Khan Market(Violet Line)’ & ‘Jor Bagh(Yellow Line)’
Booking Details : 011-43500230
Constitution ClubAddress :Rafi Marg, Behind Reserve Bank of India,New Delhi, 110001
Contact: 23711849,23327337
Email:                                                                                            Map :Constitution Club
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FICCI Auditorium
The Auditorium is good for music, dance, theatre, seminars, corporate and other events.
Address : Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Federation House, 1 Tansen Marg, New Delhi 110001
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Map : FICCI at Google Maps
Metro : Near Mandi House Metro Station
Booking Details : 011-23738760-70
Pragati Maidan
Pragati Maidan(Progress Ground) was founded in 1982 for Asian Games. It’s a place for large National and International Trade and Cultural Fairs /Exhibitions.
Address : Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi-110001
Map : Pragati Maidan at Google Maps
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Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Pragati Maidan(Blue Line)’
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National Small Industries Corporation Limited ( NSIC ) is established to promote and develop Micro and Small Enterprises in the country. They also offer NSIC exhibition grounds for Trade Fairs, Exhibitions, Music Concerts etc.

Address : NSIC Exhibition Centre, NSIC Bhawan, Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi – 110020
Landmark : Near Kalkaji Temple
Nearest Metro Station – ‘Kalkaji Mandir’
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National Cooperative Union of India ( NCUI ) also offers auditorium space for the organizers of many art and cultural events.                                                                     Address : National Cooperative Union of India ( NCUI ), 3 Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi – 110016                                                                                           Website
Landmark : Opposite Siri Fort Auditorium————————————————————————————————————-

The Garden of Five Senses
The Garden of Five Senses is a 20 acre site inaugurated in the year 2003 and located in Said-Ul-Azaib village which is near Mehrauli Heritage Area. This is a lush green garden developed by Delhi Tourism Transportation Development Corporation. It’s a place which takes you away from daily humdrum of life and helps you connect with the nature around in a city which is becoming concrete jungle of buildings, malls & other such commercial complexes. Programs keep happening here throughout the year. There are spiral paths & on one side of these paths is Khas Bagh, a garden with the concept of Mughal Garden. Fragrant shurbs & tress at the path with slow moving water in the channels along the path takes you to the another world. There is lot more to the garden. Just check the links below.

Address : The Garden of the Five Senses, Said-Ul-Azaib village, M.B. Road, South of Saket, New Delhi – 110030
2 Kms from Saket
Map : The Garden of Five Senses at Google Maps
Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Saket(Yellow Line) ( Walking Distance )                      Booking Details :


Sound Station
A sound proof place for rock bands where they can rehearse. It’s also open for sound recordings, music classes etc.
Address : D-72, Okhla Phase I, New Delhi-110020
Email :
Contact : 011 – 46525992, 9910001202
SoundSpeaks Recording Studio & Jam Pad
SoundSpeaks aims to provide a platform to budding musicians across the country.
SoundSpeaks Recording Studio & Jam PadAddress :- E-13/29, Harsha Bhawan, Middle circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Rajiv Chowk’ (Yellow Line and Blue Line)


Live Rehearsals
A place for rock bands where they can rehearse and it’s used by many Delhi Bands.
Address : Live Rehearsals c/o Fender Music Academy 113-A, Ground Floor Shahpurjat New Delhi – 110049.                                                                                                      Contact No: +91 11 65175018, +91 9899785330
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Travancore Palace

Travancore Palace is a property of Kerala Government and categorized as a heritage building by NDMC. The state government of Kerala uses it to promote the culture of Kerala. It is very spacious and used by Artists and Art Galleries to organize exhibitions. Shopping / Cultural Fairs etc. have all happened here few times. We believes that the place is a bit ignored by the state government and it has huge potential because of the location and spaciousness if maintenance and publicity is done properly.

Address : Travancore House, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi-110001

Tel. : 23383275, 23382067, Mob: 9810126443
Map : Travancore Palace at Google Maps
Metro : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Mandi House‘ ( around 15 mins. of walking distance )
Booking Details : 23383275, 23382067

Sri Sathya Sai International Centre for Human Values
The centre is established to fulfill the vision of Sri Sathya Sai Baba which is to help people in inculcating human values.
Address : Sai International Centre for Human Values, Pragati Vihar, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, India.
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Sahitya Akademi, Sangeet Natak Akademi & Lalit Kala Akademi
Sahitya Akademi, Sangeet Natak Akademi and Lalit Kala Akademi are inside Rabindra Bhavan. It also has open air Meghdoot Theatre where many cultural activites takes place from time to time.

Sahitya Akademi was inaugurated by Maulana Azad & Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on 12th March 1954 & it publishes journals, individual creative works of every genre, anthologies, monographs, encyclopaedias, dictionaries, bibliographies & more…

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Lalit Kala Academy entails various activities related to the different visual arts forms like Paintings, Sculptures, Graphics, Photography, Ceramics. Regular exhibitions related to these art forms are organized every week. It is funded by Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of India.
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Timings ( For Gallery ) : 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

Sangeet Natak Akademi is India’s national academy for music, dance and drama.
The Akademi archives audio/video tapes, photographs and films related to the performing arts. It’s purpose is to preserve and promote our Indian Cultural Heritage.
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Meghdoot Theatre – Many dance, music & other performing arts happen in Meghdoot theatre.

Address : Rabindra Bhavan, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi-110001

Map : Rabindra Bhavan at Google Maps

Nearest Delhi Metro Rail Station : Nearest Metro Station – ‘Mandi House (Blue Line)’
Lalit kala Akademi Booking : 011-23009232


All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society (AIFACS)
There are two art galleries available for art exhibitions.
About AIFACS :                                                                                            Map :- AIFACS                                                                                                                   Metro Station:- Near Central Sectt.
AIFACS Booking : 011-23711315


New Delhi Municipla Corporation (NDMC) 
NDMC offers Barat Ghars, Community Centres and other infrastructural facilities.
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Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)
MCD offers bookings of Government Parks and Community Halls for marriages.
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