INDIA. Mumbai: Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC), a first-of-its-kind multi-disciplinary centre set up at Bandra Kurla Complex, in north-east Mumbai, will be inaugurated on Friday, bringing people together from across India and the world.
Built with a passion for preserving and promoting India’s vast repository of art and craft, the centre aims to spotlight the country’s rich cultural legacy at its best, creating intimate connections between artistes and audience. It aims to make art accessible to everyone with world-class infrastructure.
Speaking to the media, Nita Ambani, Founder-Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, said, “I hope our spaces nurture and inspire talent, bringing people together from across India and the world.” Speaking on NMACC, Isha Ambani said, “The centre is so much more than a space – it is the culmination of my mother’s passion for arts, culture and her love for India. She has always dreamt of creating a platform that would be welcoming to audiences, artists, performers and creatives at large. Her vision for NMACC is to showcase the best of what India has to offer to the world and bring the world to India.”
The NMACC has a variety of features: An art and culture space for all art It comprises 16,000 sq. ft. of versatile space, built as per global museum specifications. The modular façade makes for easy installation. The Art House stands as a beacon, encouraging new talent as well as community building and collaboration.
The Cube: A gateway to surreal and intimate performances, The Cube encourages and promotes emerging Indian artistes from new and experimental theatre, spoken word, stand-up comedy, and music. With a moveable stage and seating, the 125-seat Cube can be transformed to host a variety of performances, making it an incubator of new art forms, and the go-to platform for unearthing innovative, new-age talent.
The Grand Theatre: Meticulously designed for immersive experiences, every performance at The Grand Theatre is magical, thanks to the combination of a world-class integrated Dolby Atmos surround sound system and virtual acoustic system, ingenious seating arrangements, and a programmable lighting system, that, enhanced by 8,400+ Swarovski crystals, creates a unique, multi-dimensional experience.
The Studio Theatre: The Studio Theatre is both technologically advanced and intimate. The 250-seat space features a telescopic seating system that allows quick and easy transformation depending on the needs of the event. Unparalleled soundproofing capabilities and a world-class integrated Dolby Atmos Surround Sound System bring the audience closer to performances than ever before.
A Wide World of Flavours: Curated to reflect the city’s vibrant culinary scene, food is at the heart of the artistic conversations at the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre. With a team of world-class chefs, we ensure that every experience is complemented by impeccable culinary service at our select dining spaces.
An Ode to Mumbai: “Home to the lotus-inspired Fountain of Joy,” the Dhirubhai Ambani Square celebrates Mumbai’s vibrant spirit. The fountain offers a spectacular display of soaring jets of water that rise to 45 ft as they pulse to music, mist, and colours. Special shows are hosted on national holidays and festivals, creating a beautiful display across the city’s skyline.
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