People in Delhi NCR wait throughout the year for the India International Trade Fair. The last fortnight in November is reserved for that. The regular venue Pragati Maidan is being pulled down after Trade Fair this year and a new modern trade centre is in the offing here. However we are nostalgic about Pragati Maidan and plan to enjoy this Trade Fair to its fullest. Here is a heads up for Trade Fair 2016.
Blind School Diwali Mela is drawing visitors from all over NCR and beyond. The students of this institution create a host of products that light up our lives. Additionally, this year there is a unique installation that is not for sale. But for absorption. We are humbled by the experience.
Amazon India Fashion Week organised by FDCI brought together several Indian fashion designers under one roof. They displayed their Spring / Summer 2017 collection on the open air ramp of NSIC exibition complex. We enjoyed the Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna collection sipping some chilled Witlinger beer.
The yearly celebration of the contemporary art forms come together at the Contemporary Arts Week organised by Friends of Art. This 8 days long arts festival covers music, theatre, paintings, puppetry, short films and other visual arts forms. It is on from 15th to 22nd October at various venues across Delhi. The inaugural days are at Nehru Park
The Ministry of Culture is back with Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav showcasing India’s art, culture, food at the sprawling IGNCA. The grounds have been transformed into an Indian fairyland. The food zone has exotic items from various parts of India. All in all – this event can add another angle to your festival fervor this season.
Colorama by Art Tree is a display of pieces of painting and sculpture at the foyer of Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka. The exhibition is on from 17th September 2016 to 17th February 2017. We were invited to the opening evening for art viewing over wine and cheese. Some of the artists were also available that evening for interacting with the guests.
BRICS co-operation expands to various areas of socio economic activities of the member countries. As part of the BRICS movement, the 1st BRICS Film Festival is being held at Sirifort Auditorium. World cinemas from all the member countries are screened during multiple shows throughout the day. Alongside food from these countries, handicrafts are also on display.