Lok Gatha Utsav was a display of the rich heritage of folk music, dance and art in India. IGNCA deftly fused the essentially folk culture festival with the modern. Star performers such as Mohit Chauhan, Hans Raj Hans and Manoj Tiwari also participated in the event.
DLF Mall of India is doing more than offering merchandise. They are offering experiences. We have regaled watching stand-up comedy shows at this venue. But this time, in tune with the remnants of the post-Diwali whiff in the air, it was an evening of soulful music – Sufi Sama.
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.
THE IMPERIAL, Delhi organised an evening of music by award winning Hungarian pianist Zoltán Fejérvári. We at Delhi-Fun-Dos attempt to list, attend and bring our experience in form of our blog to our readers. Therefore we listed this event and attended the concert. But was it fun indeed?
The Magnets is an acpaella band from UK. They epitomize British entertainment. The production company AGP World has brought this band on its debut tour to India. The Magnets are performing in various cities all across the country. The New Delhi concert is to be held at Sirifort Auditorium this Saturday, 16th of September, 2017.
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?
“Partition – Stories of Separation” is a musical program recently held at Bikaner House. This was part of their event “Shared Legacies” that included curated art, fashion, exhibitions, music, dialogues and seminars. Noted Sufi singer and theatre artist Sonam Kalra along with actor and voice talent Salima Raza performed in the event. It was an unusual experience.
Delhi Art Theatre recently presented the play Chann Badlan Da at India Habitat Centre. This is an old piece by playwright Sheila Bhatia that was first performed in the year 1967 and revived after 50 years. But how did it augur in the year 2017?