Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2016 – An event that manages to pull craft enthusiasts, shutterbugs, foodies, foreigners as well as the general public. The aesthetically done up fair ground – with various colourful canopies, festoons and other ornaments that are installed during the fair, can not but permeate the mind and uplift the spirit.
Winters in Delhi are on their way out, giving way to a much pleasant and festive whether. If you are done with attending weddings and Lohri get-togethers, you can try Bharat Rang Mahotsav, a three-weeks festival of handpicked plays from India and abroad.
Sitting in the fast paced Delhi NCR, at times, one yearns for a getaway. This isn’t easy since we do not have too much time on hand to prepare, to travel, to enjoy the destination and be back on our work desks Monday morning. A way out are the mountains of Himachal. Just 6 hours drive and one is at Kasauli – 6100 feet above sea level and officially a hill station.
People in Delhi NCR like their heavy carbs that start with P – Parathas, Pooris and Pizzas. Consequently more and more pizza places are opening up with the intent to live up to the local palette. Crusty Pizza has come up with some such Indianised pizzas that may or may not work depending on which side of Puritanism you are.
There is a musician inside many of us. Some of them are visible and some hidden. Various random groups in Delhi NCR are providing platforms for these hidden passions to manifest. They choose a busy place – a café – and start!
Biriyani lovers swear by their choice and are always on the look out for new places. Of late, the going has been really good for them with a plethora of Biriyani joints opening up all over Delhi NCR. There is tough competition in the Biriyani handi and it would take some dum for these places to survive. In this Biriyani- eat – Biriyani world, we tried the new Biryani place – Biryani Art in Gurgaon.
Mahajatra, a festival of culture, traditions, dances and food from Maharashtra is on at Dilli Haat, I.N.A. Maharashtra is the home to Bollywood and entertainment is a forte of the state. But in today’s digital era, where do the traditional cultural forms of this state stand?