Culture - India


Finding solutions together

The Netherlands and India cherish long shared cultural relations, going back over 400 years, building people to people connections which also involved mutually enriching cultural exchanges. 

Cultural exchange between India and the Netherlands

Image: ©Dutch embassy India / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Culture and creative sectors play a very important role in connecting people and building sustainable communities through  inspiring environments. India and the Netherlands to boast a rich cultural life is working closely to make the  cultural partnerships hugely enriching and rewarding. By deploying design, performing arts, heritage cooperation, the Embassy helps to create a platform for intercultural dialogue, with an objective:

  • increase the know-how on the cultural sector of the Netherlands
  • support small-scale cultural projects
  • promote the Netherlands performing arts, literature,  creative industry
  • spread knowledge on Indo-Dutch mutual cultural heritage
  • contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Goals