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SF Programme details since 2003

MAJOR PROGRAMMES SINCE 2003                           


Programme Particulars

8 April 2003

Srimanta Foundation for Culture and Society, a Charitable Trust was formally launched in a programme inaugurated by Lt General (Retd.) S.K.Singha, the then Governor of Assam at Rabindra Bhawan, Guwahati.

June 2003

Refresher Course for teachers of Sattriya Dance at the Kristi Bikas Kendra, Paltanbazar, Guwahati

3 Nov.2003

National Seminar on Sankaradeva at New Delhi; Inaugurated by Dr (Smt) Kapila Vatsyayan; Sattriya Dance Recital – inaugurated by Mamoni Raisom Goswami

25 to 28 Sept.,2003

Setubandha – the programme of bridge building amongst the communities of Assam

8 April 2004

Sadbhavana Divas – in memory of Raseswar Saikia Borbayan and the first anniversary of Srimanta Foundation at Rabindra Bhawan, Guwahati


Project Sahacharya – a year long programme launched in the wake of anti-Bihari violence in Assam with the support from Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

Oct 2004

Seminar on Contribution of Aniruddha Deva at Kumar Bhaskar Natya Mandir, Guwahati

Nov., 2004

Sattriya Dance Recital in commemoration of Prof Maheswar Neog at District Library, Guwahati ;

Chief Guest – Smt Sonal Mansingh, Chairman, Sangeet Natak Akademi ; Guest of Honour – Shri Jayanta Kastuar, Secretary, Sangeet Natak Akademi

8 April 2005

Second Foundation Celebration at Jorhat Theater Hall, Jorhat

The programme was dedicated to the hallowed memory of Late Sri Sri Pitambar Deva Gadmuriya Sattradhikar Goswami 

June 2005

Sattriya Dance commemorating late Prof S N Sharma at Guwahati – the programme was jointly organized with Assam Academy

July 2005

Sattriya Dance in Regional Research Labrotary, Jorhat and at Sivasagar

Aug., 2005

Workshop on Ankiya Bhaona at Amguri, Sivasagar

Aug., 2005

Workshop on Sattriya Dance at Jorhat

Sept., 2005

Sattriya Dance Recital with Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan at Bangalore

20 Nov2011

Homage to Bhupen Hazarika – programme organised at Guwahati

2 to 4 March 2012

Setubandha 2012 at Guwahati – the programme of bridge building amongst the communities of Assam with the innovation of performing bhaona in Mising and Bodo language for the first time in the bhaona history of Assam

18 to 21 Oct 2012

Abhiyan Niramoi – Phase I – Health Camp at Sikali Chapori and Bhakati Duwar, Majuli

2 Nov. 2012

Abhiyan Niramoi – Phase II – Cattle Care at Sikali Chapori, Majuli

5 June 2013

Ram Bijoy Bhaona at Dubia, Gohpur on the occasion of World Environment Day

18 to 24 Sept 2013

Workshop on Borgeet and Mati-Akhara at Tingri Village, Gogamukh, Dhemaji District

27 to 29

Dec 2013

Setubandha 2013 at Gopalpur, Gohpur – programme of bridge building with bhaona in Bodo and Mising language and other cross-cultural programmes

4 April 2014

Ram-Vijay, Ankiya Bhaona by the tea community at Rajgarh, Dibrugarh district

2 June 2014

Shardhagya – A Tribute to Dr Jaganath Mahanta, Sattriya exponent and practitioner

2 to 11 July 2014

Sponsored and participated on a Workshop on Mask-Making organised by Satkara, a society for propagating Sattriya Culture

9 & 10 Aug 2014

Showing ‘Yugadrashta – the Visionary’, the award winning film on Pitambor Deva Goswami at three places viz., Dibrugarh, Sivsagar and Jorhat

14 Nov 2014

Showing ‘Yugadrashta – the Visionary’, at the Mass Communication Department, Tezpur University.

1 Jan 2015

Presented ‘Ram-Vijay’ bhaona, performed by Sri Sri Kawoimari Sattra, Dhitaipukhuri, Sivsagar at the Purva Tirupathi Balaji Mandir Complex, Betkuchi, Guwahati

1 Feb. to 12 Mar. 2015

Workshops organized in two places (i) Sattrasal in Dhubri district to produce Ram-Vijay bhaona and (ii) Madati in Kokrajhar to produce Rukmini Haron bhaona

17 Feb. 2015

Discussion on ‘Setubandha 2015 – The Process’ at the Guwahati Press Club, Guwahati

2 March 2015

As a process for Setubandha 2015, had organized a lecture on ‘Axomiyar Xatta Nirmanat Kamrup-Kamatar Oitjyor Abodan’ at B N College, Dhubri

14 & 15 March 2015

Setubandha 2015, the bridge building programme with a specific emphasis on Celebrating the Kamrup-Kamata Heritage held at Sri Sri Ramraikuthi Sattra, Satrasal of Dhubri district. 

5 July to 1 August 2015

Workshop on Mati-Akhara, Nritya, Geet, Badya, Abhinaya and Aharjya at  Jinkata Rajohuwa Sattra, Jinkata, Dhubri

26 July


‘Srijoni’r Nritya Araghya’, a programme of Sattriya dance and music organized in collaboration with Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR), New Delhi in the Azad Bhawan Auditorium in New Delhi.  

30 August 2015

Abalokan – Quest for Light’ – Session I on ‘Dynamics of the rebel bases in Myanmar – Analysis of Indo-China Interests’ in the Conference Hall of NIPCCD, Khanapara, Guwahati.



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