157th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore – Cultural festival to be organized in Egypt

Published on May 05, 2018
India is organizing a five-day cultural festival in Egypt to commemorate the 157th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.

  • The festival is scheduled to be held from May 3 to 7 in the Maulana Azad Center for Indian Culture, affiliated with the Indian embassy in Cairo.
  • During the festival, an exhibition of the paintings of Rabindranath Tagore will be organized. It will be titled “Rabindranath Tagore: Rhythm in Colors”.
  • Apart from the exhibition, a music concert, film screening and a lecture will also be organized.
  • Rabindranath Tagore was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in the year 1913 in recognition for his collection of poems, 'Gitanjali'.
  • The movie 'Kabuliwala' will be screened at the Hanager Cinema, Opera House Complex. It is based on a novel written by Tagore.

Expected Questions

Question 1. In which year did Rabindranath Tagore win the Nobel Prize?
1913

Question 2. Where is the 157th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore being celebrated?
Cairo, Egypt

Question 3. What sobriquet has been given to Rabindranath Tagore?
Gurudev

Question 4. Apart from India’s National Anthem ‘Jana Gana Mana’, Tagore also scripted national anthem for which other country?
Bangladesh

Question 5. Which magazine was edited by Rabindranath Tagore?
Bangadarshan

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