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.
Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon inaugurated Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth at Sirifort Auditorium Delhi. The week long film festival will be held from 11th to 17th December and includes films, short films, story telling sessions, workshops, games and fun activities for children.
Tribes, an organisation under the aegis of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India, has brought together a host of artisans from tribal communities across the country at Dilli Haat, INA. The event is Aadi Mahotsav. The whole place looks colourful and festive like never before. We visited the event and here is a first hand report.
India International Trade Fair IITF 2017 is here again. Visit India’s biggest B2B and B2C event at Pragati Maidan from 14-27 Nov. #IITF2017 is going to be a platform for new innovations, handloom and weaving, art and handicrafts along with a host of options for food and entertainment. Read on for all you need to know about IITF 2017
Delhi is up for all events related to food. The Grub Fest’s second instalment for the year 2017 was held last weekend at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium. The area was swarming with activities and the ticket counters witnessed long queues. The late autumn nip was just right to sustain the surging crowds at the event.
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.
Diwali is around the corner. The precursor to this festival is Diwali shopping. No wonder we see a host of fairs and exhibitions being organised routinely this time of the year. Two most popular fairs in Delhi NCR are Blind School Diwali Mela and Sundernagar Diwali Mela. We have been getting a host of queries as to which fair to attend. To make it a little easier for you, below is a comparison.
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.