Triveni Kala Sangam has served the cause of fine arts for years. During a recent visit we came across an exhibition by Pinaki Ranjan Bera. His works were simple and soothing to the eyes.
The digital world is taking us away from books. However, when we visit the book fairs in Delhi (at least two BIG ones every year), we are heartened by the surging crowds. Given that its pretty much the same affair every time, it is never a bore and here is why.
Mango Melas have been an annual feature in Delhi NCR since the last few years. It was held at Dilli Haat all these years. This year, it has a more central location – Handloom Haat on Janpath.
Triveni Kala Sangam is home to a variety of music and fine arts activities. They have a few rooms where art exhibitions are held by selected artists. We recently visited Triveni and came across a painting exhibition of works by Santosh Kumar Sahni. The works were fuss free, subtle and soothing to the eyes
National Gallery of Modern Art houses creations by old masters as well as contemporary artists. The impressive Gothic building and the sprawling lawns dotted with pieces of sculptures make one forget the din of the city a few meters away. Given the very effective air conditioning and super affordable ticket prices, this is an ideal retreat for any summer day in Delhi.
Two annual book fairs are solid features of the events calendar in Delhi. The new year 2016 begins with the first one – New Delhi World Book Fair, 2016. What does it have in store for us – book lovers or not? Read on for a quick heads-up.
The Ministry of Culture organized a weeklong festival showcasing India’s art, culture, food at the sprawling IGNCA. The whole area was transformed into a fairyland, an Indian fairyland. The food zone had exotic items from various parts of India. In fact, given the success of the event, this was extended by another day. The cherry on the icing was the live Sufi music concert by the Wadali brothers on the lawns of the IGNCA on the last evening.
The India International Trade Fair, IITF 2015, with its theme “Make in India” is a grand spectacle. It’s a reminder as to what a lovely synergy of traditional crafts and contemporary sciences we live in. With the theme symbol lion at every nook and corner and in most creative forms, we roar to the 35th Trade Fair.