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     The National Interation can be achieved through the promotion of culture and the arts. The Academy chose dance and music as the media to preserve Indian culture and the performing arts. The objectives it set were two fold :

- To promote young talent in Indian classical dance and music
- To create greater awareness and deeper interest in our rich heritage to bring about unity.

The first dance and music function of the Academy was organised in 1999. It featured talented classical musicians and dancers. The programme provided an opportunity for upcoming artists to showcase their talents and carve a niche for themselves in the field of classical arts.

The National Integration project was further strengthened by setting up a Cultural Committee. The committee organises dance and music programmes of high quality twice a year.

A Dance and Music Function

   An evening in HIS devotion - Bhajan Sandhya

As part of the National Integration through Dance and Music program, the Academy organised its first Bhajan Sandhya in 1999. Bhajan Sandhya is a soul stirring musical extravaganza which features a wide spectrum of cultural and relegious songs presented by renowned musicians and artists.

In 1999, the Academy sent its group of Bhajan artists to Shri Krishna Janmotsav, organised by the Shri Krishna Gyan Mandir. The maestros of music, Mr. P. S. Krishnamurthy, Mr. Debangshu Chakraborty, Mr. Rajesh David, Mr. Jayant Niralkar, Mr. Ramesh Kavishwar, Shri Mahendra Jagria, Pandit Mahadev Mishra and Pandit Daliliji created an air of magic through devotional music. The artist presented melodious Krishna bhajans to a gathering of 2000 devotees. Their enchanting recitals contributed to the ambience of devotion during the celebration of the auspicious festival of Janamashtami.