Hooghly Heritage Hub

Hooghly Heritage Hub general image © Goethe-Institut Kolkata

Just north of Kolkata, along the Hooghly River, Indian city life blends with the unique built heritage of former European settlements.

The Hooghly Heritage Hub is a program organised by EUNIC (European National Institutes of Culture) in India on creating awareness on cultural heritage and Indo-European histories in the area. The project has a strong focus on the contemporary aspects of cultural heritage. It is also an initiative to create awareness on cultural heritage and the Indo-European histories along the river Hooghly, West Bengal.

Under the umbrella of the ‘Hooghly Heritage Hub Project’ Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata, Alliance Française du Bengal, with Institut français en Inde, British Council, Embassy of The Kingdom of Netherlands, the Danish Cultural Institute and Camões - Centro Cultural Português (Portugal) present a curated series of programmes between the month of November and the first week of December 2021, focusing on various aspects of tangible and intangible heritage, including craft and textiles, urban development and the re-adaptive use of built heritage, music and film.

The Hooghly Heritage Hub Project is funded by EUNIC Global.