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India will share its contemporary art with Australia: Minister

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, April 13: India’s Culture and Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma said on Monday that the dates of ‘Festival of India’ in Australia will be filised soon and promised to share contemporary art with Australia. He was speaking at a meeting with a delegation headed by Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop, where both sides discussed measures and steps to be taken to promote relations, especially cultural relations, between the two countries. Bishop said that an agreement on promotion of arts and culture was signed between the two countries during Prime Minister rendra Modi’s visit to Australia last year. “It was also decided to hold a ‘Festival of India’ in Australia in 2015, which is a significant step and needs to be taken forward,” she said. (ians)

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