Sunday, May 9, 2010

Delhi to celebrate Tagore's genius on anniv

The capital will reverberate with the sounds of Bengal on Rabindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary on Sunday. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate an exhibition The Master Strokes: Art of Rabindranath Tagore at the National Gallery of Modern Art on Sunday morning.

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will release a special commemorative coin on the Nobel laureate to mark the occasion. He will unveil the coin at a tribute, Rabindra Pranati, at the Mehgdoot theatre in Rabindra Sadan. The theatre will also be the venue for a open soiree of Tagore's music from 6am-12 noon.

Full report here Times of India 

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