Paryatan Utsav or Tourism Fair organised by the Department of Tourism, New Delhi has been going on since about three weeks. This event is ending with a grand finale on Rajpath that is ongoing between 23-25 October, 2017. The host of stalls, displays and events do nothing but mesmerise the visitor. It makes us aware of our Incredible India or Atulya Bharat.
India Gate lawns seem to have a new purpose. It is a venue for many festivals that are being organized by the government tourism boards. The latest one is the recently concluded North-East festival.
Thumri Festival 2017 was a three day celebration of Hindustani vocal music at Kamani Auditorium. A host of veteran performers as well as young artists performed during the event. But in today’s day and age of YouTube, Facebook, Bollywood, TV soaps and so so, can this genre of music survive?
Sasha and Sanskar are participating in Tsutra, a craft exhibition held in association with Art Culture Festival at Alliance Francaise, off Lodhi Road, adjacent to India International Centre. It is a three-day event bringing across handloom and handicrafts by our artisans. Read on to see what it has to offer.
8th Jagran Film Festival is being held at Sirifort Auditorium in Delhi. Organised by Jagran Prakashan (House of Dainik Jagran Newspaper), this festival is showcasing several national and international films in various languages across multiple cities of India.
The Government of West Bengal has been organising an annual Mango Mela in Delhi that brings a host of varieties of mangoes from Bengal for us. In addition, handloom and crafts from Bengal and a mini food court selling Bengali sweets and other items rounds off the experience. Read on for details.
SPIC MACAY, the non-profit organisation promoting classical Indian music, dances, crafts and skills brings master performers for us. They are holding their 5th International Convention with round the clock events and the venue is IIT Delhi off Hauz Khas Metro Station. If you want this summer to be any worthwhile – go for it!
The 12th edition of Habitat Film Festival is being held between 19th – 28th May, 2017 at India Habitat Centre. The festival is organised by the Habitat Film Club. Read on for a preview.