100 Pipers brings the legendary British rock band Dire Straits to perform for the first time ever in India for their ‘Play for a cause’ initiative. A part of the proceeds from ticket sales will be used to support villagers in Rajasthan. Block the dates March 17 and 19 for Gurgaon and Bengaluru performances.
Bharat Parv is a festival being organised to showcase the cuisine, craft and culture of the various states of India. It is being held at Rajpath lawns in Delhi from 12-18 Aug. It’s an excellent option for upcoming Independence day long weekend. Not just for food an entertainment, we welcome the initiative as it’s a celebration and reminder about the advantages of living in a free state.
We attended a piano concert by Anil Srinivasan at Habitat. The pieces that he played were a combination of Western Classical to Carnatic to popular Bollywood numbers. “Touch” was the theme of the evening and accompanying the performance were audio visuals that depicted experiences that had touched the artist. The melodious evening was a welcome break from the pre Diwali madness in Delhi.
“Ye Olde Christmas (An evening of Christmas Carols)” conducted by Carolin Remy was exactly what you need to get in the festive spirit of Christmas.