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  • North Zone Cultural Centre
  • North Zone Cultural Centre
  • North Zone Cultural Centre

North Zone Cultural Centre

Records Available In:Hindi, Punjabi and English


North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala was inaugurated on 6th November 1985 by the then Prime Minister of India. This centre has been registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. Main objective of this cultural centre is to preserve, innovate and promote the projection/dissemination of arts of the zone to develop and to promote the rich diversity and uniqueness of various arts of the zone and to upgrade and enrich consciousness of the people about their cultural heritage. North Zone Cultural Centre also aims at laying special emphasis on its activities on the linkage among various areas through evolution of styles and their contribution to the larger composite identity of cultural heritage of India to make special efforts to encourage folk and tribal arts and to frame special programmes for the preservation and strengthening of vanishing art forms in the states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Chandigarh.


Address: VirsaVihar Kendra, Near Bhasha Bhawan, Sheranwala Gate, Patiala, Punjab – 147001
Established: 6th November 1985
Institution Head: Prof. S. Vardhan Director
Hours: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM daily (Monday to Friday)
Phone: 0175- 2211429