Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhawan ( President’s Palace) is one of the most beautiful sites in New Delhi. Given that the flora is in full bloom during spring, the Mughal Gardens are opened for visit to general public for about a month this time of the year. A visit to the Mughal Gardens is a beautiful experience that does not cost a penny. But then given that this is a highly sensitive area, there are certain protocol that is strictly followed by Mughal Gardens administration.
Who says being patriotic is stiffy, serious or boring? For instance – Bharat Parv. This is an event held to celebrate India’s rich and colourful culture and tradition in food, crafts, classical and folk arts. The idea is to promote patriotism as well highlight our rich heritage and engage with people at large. Visit Bharat Parv 2018 – they make patriotism a real Fun-do.
The epic Ramayana has spread way beyond the current boundaries of India and have influenced lives in various parts of the world in amazing ways. To commemorate India’s silver jubilee at ASEAN, the ASEAN leaders are on the way to New Delhi. A host of events have been organised to celebrate the event. One fantastic event is the Ramayana Festival by ASEAN countries at Kamani Auditorium
Delhi Book Fair is happening at Pragati Maidan during 11 am to 8 pm on 6 – 14 January 2018. The theme of this year — environmental sustainability and climate change is reflected in various events during the fair. The children’s book areas, popular fiction as well as foreign publication stalls are evoking a lot of excitement.
DLF Cyberhub has organised a cultural exchange festival “The Global Gate” in association with One World Foundation. The featured country this year is Afghanistan. This five days long exhibition presents a fusion of Indian and Afghani art, culture, handloom and handicraft.
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.
Posh localities already have food trucks parked regularly in the area. Others are however still opening up to it and the Delhi Food Truck Festival aimed at promoting the concept. We are up for any new experience – be it food or mode of dispensation. Hence we spent a Fun-Do evening at the 2nd edition of Delhi Food Truck Festival at Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium.
Australian High Commission’s annual pre Christmas fair, Oz Haat Charity Mela was held last Saturday, 2nd December 2017 at their office in Chanakyapuri. This is quite a hit or miss situation since it is a single day event. They hardly have any publicity either.
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