Fri09Jan2015Sat17Jan201511 am to 8:00 pmPragati Maidan, New Delhi
The Delhi World Book Fair 2016 is an annual upcoming event to be held in Pragati Maidan. In the present era of e-commerce, one doesn’t need to visit a book store. However the sheer joy of flipping through a book and lucrative discounts (in that order) ensures that Book Fairs are not passe. It's always a fun sight at New Delhi World Book Fair to see shopping carts meant for groceries and provisions filled with books.
Sat01Aug201511:00 amThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
The Embassy of Japan in India and The Japan Foundation, New Delhi takes immense pleasure in inviting you to the photo exhibition of ‘CLICK! JAPAN PHOTO CONTEST EXHIBITION 2015′.
Come enjoy the photos taken by people who visited Japan between June 2014 and June 2015, showcasing their most memorable moments and what inspired them.
Date : 1st ~ 31st August, 2015(closed on Sundays and Public Holidays)
Time : 11:00 ~ 19:00
Venue : The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
The winners for the ‘Best Photo’ will be chosen from the exhibition by the judging committee, by taking into account the number of votes at the venue (The Gallery, Japan Foundation, New Delhi) and the number of Facebook “Likes” (FB Page: Click Japan Photo Contest 2015) from 1st August to 10th August 2015.
Fri07Aug2015Sat15Aug201510:00 - 8:00 Dilli Haat - INA / Pitam Pura / Janak Puri along with Meghdoot Theatre and Garden of five senses
Bharat Parv organised by Delhi Tourism celebrates the diversity of Indian culture, food and dances.
Dilli Haat Janakpuri - Aug 7-15, Dilli Haat Pitampura - Aug 8-12,
Meghdoot Theatre, - Aug 10-14
Garden of Five Senses - Aug 11-15.
What: Culinary Festival
When: August 7-15, 2015
Where: Dilli Haat - INA / Pitam Pura / Janak Puri along with Meghdoot Theatre and Garden of five senses
Mon24Aug20157:00 pmStein Auditorium, Indian Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Saurang Parampara Music society
Tabla Academy of Ajrada Gharana
‘A Tribute to my Gurus’
Ustad Siddique Ahmed khan, Guru Satish Kumar and Ustad Shamshuddin Faridi Desai.
Fateh Ali Khan, being the 1st Sitar player in his family of famous Sarangi players of Moradabad Gharana, he has been doing various Contemporary and Indian Classical music albums.
Get a chance to witness a spellbound performance by two young exponents Fateh Ali Khan (Sitar- Solo) and Mahua Shankar (Kathak -Solo) Featuring along with great eminent Artists: Ustad Akram Khan (Tabla), Murad Ali Khan (Sarangi), Imran Khan (Vocal), Nupur Shankar (Padhant) and Amaan Ali Khan (Tabla).
Be the part of IBTEEDA and show your tribute to the legend gurus.
Tue25Aug20157:00 pmIndia Habitat Center, Lodhi Road
Festival of Indian Classical Dance- Saare Jahan Se Accha 2015. Sri Geet Govindam- dance drama by Utsav. Kuchipudi recital by Shallu Jindal, Odissi by Shibani Patnaik, Bharatnatyam by Pratibha Prahlad. Collab: Utsav- Ranjana's Odissi Dance Academy
Sat29Aug2015Sun06Sep201510.00 am to 8.00 pm daily (Entry to the Fair will close at 7.30PM)Hall Nos. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
Promoting literacy and reading habit that is on decline, Delhi Book Fair present a vast range of books on myriad subjects from India and overseas. This fair provides a platform for B2B transactions, networking, entering into co- publishing facilities, translations and copyright arrangements along with reprinting of rare books to the visitors of the fair.
For more event details visit http://www.delhibookfair.in/
Fri11Sep2015Wed16Sep20156:30 pmThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Director Yasujiro Ozu brings the works of Satomi Ton to the Big Screen
Duration: 118 Minutes
Short Synopsis: Hirayama is a business executive and a family man. When his close friend’s daughter decides to live in with her lover without the family’s consent, he acts as a sympathetic ear for her. However, when it comes to his own daughter’s sudden request to marry a young man, he disapproves and refuses to attend the wedding ceremony despite pleas from everyone. Will he realise his hypocrisy and mistake and finally accept his daughter’s decision? This was the first ever colour film directed by Ozu.
Entry is Free
Mon21Sep2015Sat26Sep201521st September at 18:30 pm and 26th September at 14:00 pmThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Director: Yasujiro OZU
Duration: 128 Minutes
Short Synopsis: At the gathering to commemorate the seventh death anniversary of their old friend, Miwa, three friends, Mamiya, Taguchi and Hirayama discuss about finding a nice husband for Miwa's daughter, Ayako, who lives with her widowed mother in an apartment. However, Ayako is less than enthusiastic about this matchmaking as she is reluctant to leave her mother alone. Will the match making schemes of the three friends succeed?
Entry is free
Sat03Oct2015Sat10Oct2015Okhla Phase 2, New Delhi, India
Contemporary Arts Week is a first of its kind multi–venue broad spectrum arts week in India showcasing dance, music, photography, theatre, short films, puppetry, clowning, improv theatre and spoken word.
Arts is a way of life. We create a platform which caters for all audiences, artists and all arts. We aim to remind everyone of their creative intelligence within. We put forward established and emerging artists accessible to people during the Contemporary Arts Week and remind them of those basic joys of life.
Leave the hustle and bustle behind and remember that, the only journey is the one within.
Entry from Vinay Marg
For more details visit http://www.yesfoa.org/
Mon05Oct20156:30 pmThe Attic at Connaught Place, Regal building, New Delhi
Unfreedom is an urgent contemporary thriller about a society torn apart by political, religious, and sexual turmoil. Shifting between New York and New Delhi, the film juxtaposes two powerful and unflinching stories about religious fundamentalism and intolerance, one of which follows a Muslim terrorist attempting to silence a liberal Muslim scholar, while the other is about a young woman who defies her devout father and escapes an arranged marriage because she is secretly embroiled in a taboo lesbian romance.
The film stars BAFTA nominee Victor Banerjee and Life of Pi Movie's Adil Hussain. Cinematography is by National award winner Hari Nair and sound design is by Oscar winner Resul Pookutty.
Entry is free
Sat10Oct2015Thu15Oct201510th October at 14:00 and 15th October at 18:30The Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Director: Shue MATSUBAYASHI
Duration: 90 Minutes
Short Synopsis: University professor Keisuke is a widower raising an 8 month-old baby by himself with the help of a maid. One day, due to unavoidable circumstances, the baby ends up being taken care of by a young girl, Michiyo, who is initially mistaken for a kidnapper but ends up becoming a regular babysitter. Keisuke also has a woman friend who, unknown to him, likes him. Will Michiyo and the baby succeed in their “match-making” efforts?
Photo Credit- ©1963 Toho / Colour
Entry is Free
Sat10Oct2015Sun11Oct20154:00 pmVasant Vihar, New Delhi
Hosted by Shamiana- The Short Film Club
SHAMIANA has a specially curated line-up waiting for you at one of Delhi's most exciting cultural event this October!
These are short films you've never seen before,so pop over to ticket page and block your seats.
Diretor: Hardik Mehta
Duration :20 min
Set in Mumbai, the film revolves around the trials and tribulations of a young couple after the guy undergoes circumcision.
CITIES OF SLEEP (Excerpt)
Director: Shaunak Sen
An exclusive sneak-peek of the much awaited documentary.
The documetary closely examines the 'sleep-mafia' of Delhi
Director: PETER BAUMANN
Duration: 15 min
A Student Oscar winning short film from Austria.This film is screened in collberation with Dharamshala International Film Festival.
A mix of shorts for sure-shot entertainment!
Wed14Oct2015Mon09Nov201510:00 am to 6:00 pmThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
The Japan Foundation, New Delhi supports photo exhibition by National Institute of Design – “TALES & FABLES from India & Japan: Animation, Film & Photography”.
The exhibition is ‘Delhi Photo Festival 2015’ Partner Gallery program.
This travelling exhibition consists of selected works by 18 emerging and mid-career Indian & Japanese artists working in media arts and is intended to function as an anthology of tales and contemporary approaches in storytelling from the two countries.
This exhibition will also travel to Japan later.
Photo Credit : Saigo-no-Shudan ‘The-Blown-Town-in-Tea’
Fri16Oct2015Sun18Oct2015Dilli Haat Pitampura, New Delhi
The ‘Show’ provides a wonderful occasion to the people of Delhi to enjoy 3 days of Shopping Dhamaal along with most unique entertainment programs, shopping bonanza with mouth watering food for the whole family. The Show will have most trendy life & style stalls along with exquisite lifestyle products and above all it will be a Karvachauth & Diwali Special.
Main Highlights of the Festival:
- Shopping Bonanza
- Unique life & style products
- Cultural Programs & Dandiya Masti
- Art & Craft Workshop
- Drawing Competition
- Camel rides / Mascots
- Lucky Draw for Visitors
- Mouth Watering Food
Fri16Oct20156:30 pmThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
Come and meet,
Akira Konomi (Cosplayer) – A Renowned Cosplayer who has represented Japan at the World Cosplay Summit.
Yumi Inoue (Singer of Anime Songs) – An anime singer from Hokkaido who also organizes events for singing anime songs.
Gekitora (Otagei Dancer) – Representative of Genecre (NPO) and a supporter of all Japanese creators’ activities who pursues the expansion of dance activities with the use of IT.
This event will be an eye-opener into the professional world of Anime, Cosplay and Dance.
Even if you are not an anime fan, you can come and see their unique insight into this fascinating world and enjoy their performances!
They will also be performing at ‘Animatsuri Bangalore’ at Video Game Fest in Bangalore from 10-11 Oct, ‘Animatsuri Night Mumbai’ at Crossword on 12 Oct and ‘Animatsuri Delhi’ at IIT from 17 -19 Oct.
Check more information at link: https://www.facebook.com/AnimatsuriIndia
Entry is Free
Fri16Oct2015Sun18Oct20157 pm to 10 pmShipra Mall, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad
Celbrating the auspicious occasion of Navratra. Welcome everyone for an exciting 3-Day cultural extravaganza symbolizing the purest form of Indian culture through Garba Dance and Dandiya Raas. The evening extravaganza will also have variety of Live performances, dance performance, Live DJ, Games, Kid's Dandiya, Dandiya competition and singing competition amongst other activities.
The interested participants for Singing and Dandiya competition will have to register prior to the event. The winner will be awarded, alongwith two runner ups for each of these competitions. The details of the event is as follows:
Sat17Oct2015Sun18Oct201511:00 AM to 09:00 PM - Curated display & sale of products and 06:30 PM to 09:00 PM - Musical PerformancesJonapur (Chattarpur), Mandi Road, New Delhi
Celebrating the traditional Haveli lifestyle, where the heart of the Haveli was the courtyard, the two-day immersive festival brings together designers, artists, painters and photographers. Lounge and relax with Middle Eastern food, wine and cocktails on the terrace café. And as the sun sets the Haveli courtyard is transformed into a Baithak with live musical performances by the Roohani Sisters with their Sufi Jugalbundi on Oct 17th, and Indian Classical fusion with the Raagleela Band on Oct 18th.
Open for all. No entry fee.
For more details https://www.facebook.com/events/1634813746808286/
Fri23Oct2015Sun25Oct2015Ambience Lawns, Gurgaon
Experience Delhi's best restaurants showcasing their signature delicacies over some music, and live performances to keep you entertained, The Grub Fest is generating a lot of excitement among foodies of Delhi NCR and has become one of the premier food festivals in India. Enjoy the aromas, try various cuisines, shop for unique gourmet products, indulge your sweet tooth in exotic desserts and learn hidden food secrets right from the most celebrated chefs.
For more details visit http://www.thegrubfest.com/
Fri23Oct2015Mon02Nov2015Nature Bazaar Kisan Haat, Andheria Modh, New Delhi
The second edition of the much awaited Festival of Lights started with a bang. With over a hundred participating groups and an assortment of crafts from across the country this bazaar is the perfect hub for all those looking for a mix of culture, crafts and cuisines. Indulge in a variety of textiles, jewellery, home furnishing products, decoratives and more.
For more details visit http://www.dastkar.org/
Fri23Oct2015Sun25Oct201511 am to 8:00 pmEpicentre, At Apparel House, Gurgaon
Epicentre, Gurgaon brings to you the much awaited Diwali Bonanza once again. This year, the Mela brings lot more exciting entertaining shows and fun. A variety of stalls displaying apparels, jewelry,gift items, accessories,diyas, candles, to name a few ; stalls of 50 artisans from all over India and a Food Court for you to indulge in!
Fri23Oct2015Sun25Oct201523 October at 12:00 am and 25 October at 11:00 amCITYWALK, New Delhi
Asian hawker-style culture and energy comes to Select Citywalk, Delhi this October with the Asian Hawkers Market – a unique, one of its kind al fresco food festival bring the best of Chinese, Japanese, Thai and South-East Asian cuisines under one roof. The three day fiesta promises to be a visceral trip with the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and experiences that could easily be mistaken for the streets of a busy south-east Asian market.
Sat24Oct2015Sat31Oct20156:30 pmNehru Place, Chanakyapuri
Delhi International Arts Festival is organized by Prasiddha Foundation and Forum For Art Beyond Borders. Delhi International Arts Festival is positioned as India’s Signature Festival and has placed India on an International cultural map. It attracts artists, writers, connoisseurs and tourists from all over the world and serve as a significant platform for cultural diplomacy. Cutting across geographical barriers and looking beyond cultural stereotypes, Delhi International Arts Festival (DIAF) is a rare bouquet of all forms of art including literature that unifies the globe into one aesthetic. The festival is not just the capital’s but the entire nation’s first such arts initiative.
For more details visit http://www.diaf.in/
Wed28Oct201511 am to 8:00 pmSai Ground, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Diwali Mela is a small package of our diverse culture. The Mela keeps in store various gifts like packed assorted chocolates and much more to enhance the sweetness of festival. Products made specially to decorate your house this festive season and to make your favourite festival all the more beautiful for you.
Sun01Nov2015Sun08Nov2015IGNCA, India Gate, New Delhi
Rastriya Sanskriti Mahotsav as it is named, is the National Cultural Festival of India, conceptualized by the Ministry of Culture , Government of India to celebrate spirit of Tradition, Culture, Heritage and Diversity of our incredible country . With a broader objective to preserve, promote & popularise the heritage of Indian Spirit , reconnect the new generation with our culture and showcase to the country and the world our soft power of unity in diversity.
This festival is playing the role of representing each and every dimensions of our culture tradition and showcasing it to the country and its people and feel proud about being Indian.
For more details visit http://www.ncfindia2015.in/programme-schedule.htm
Sun01Nov201512:00 am to 9:00 pmPSOI Club, Nehru Park, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
This Diwali, TheleWala brings ZAIKA-e-DILLI - A festival celebrating best street foods from different parts of delhi.
Famous vendors with generations of experience will come up with their best dishes to cater you. The places you always wanted to visit, the street food you always heard of, is now at one location.
Be a part of this delicious celebration with your friends and family and get lost into aroma of special dishes from chandni chowk, lajpat nagar, south campus, karol bagh and many more.
Mon02Nov2015Sun08Nov201510:30 am to 8:00 pmLal Bahadur Shastri Marg, New Delhi
Blind Relief Association’s Diwali Mela is perhaps the most popular Diwali do in Delhi. The pre-winter pleasant weather that Delhi is experiencing is adding cheer to the event. The goods on sale comprise clothes, ornaments, home décor and Diwali specific stuff like designer diyas, hanging lights, candle stands and Subh Diwali danglers etc.
For the convenience of the visitors the Association has arranged free park and ride service. FREE PARKING FACILITY will be provided at the Sunheri Pullah Cluster Bus Depot, Lodi Road (near JLN Stadium Metro Station) .FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE will be available between Free Parking Facility and the Blind Relief Association.
For more details go to http://www.blindrelief.org/
Fri06Nov20156:00 pmOxford Bookstore, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Oxford Bookstore in association with The Japan Foundation New Delhi, celebrates the publication of all four parts of Japanese Manga Comic - ‘Anguliyon ka Orchestra’. The original comic books ‘Waga Yubi no Orchestra’ in Japanese were written by Osamu Yamamoto and are translated in Hindi by Ms. Tomoko Kikuchi.
The launch will observe talk event with Ms. Tomoko Kikuchi, Mr. Arun Maheshwari ( MD, Vani Prashan), Dr.Surinder Randhawa (Senior Consultant of Deaf Education) and Mr. Kaoru Miyamoto (Director-General, The Japan Foundation)
Entry is free
Mon09Nov20152:30 pmThe Japan Foundation, New Delhi
The Japanese director Mr. Tetsuichiro Tsuta is invited at Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF), in collaboration with The Japan Foundation New Delhi. His debut film – ‘The Tale of IYA’ has been chosen, to be screened at DIFF.
Short Synopsis: An outsider from Tokyo arrives in Iya, a place where the riches of nature abound. The young man, named Kudo, plans to live a new, self-sufficient existence. He is exhausted with city life, and believes that this beautiful land can give him some rest. But reality is not as easy as he thought. A conflict is underway between a local construction company and a group of nature conservationists. One day, Kudo meets Grandpa and a girl, Haruna, who live deep in the heart of the mountains, far from any other human inhabitant. Their modest and humble life passes slowly, seeming eternal, as if time had stopped.
Entry is Free
Fri13Nov2015Sun15Nov2015Surajkund, New Delhi NCR
So here we come with another version of BuddyDaddy Family Bash. Have a sneak peak of what actually gonna happen and what your family is going to experience. This is real family fun. Come Join us and have a blast of lifetime.
For more details visit http://www.BuddyDaddy.com/
Sat14Nov2015Fri27Nov2015Pragati Maidan, New Delhi
The Trade Fair had its usual displays of state pavilions; household and consumer items, handloom and handicrafts, stalls by various government departments, armed forces, engineering etc. The theme this year is “Make in India”, our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s recent war cry.
Thu19Nov2015Nehru Park, New Delhi
An Indian Ocean Concert for World Toilet Day with a performance by stand up comedian VikramJit Singh
Thu19Nov2015Fri20Nov20157:00 pmEpicentre, Gurgaon
Performing: Bahauddin Dagar
Somjit Das Gupta
Mon23Nov2015Sun29Nov2015IGNCA, New Delhi
The centre under its ongoing programme Living Traditions of Ramkatha and Mahabharata is organizing a seven day International Conference on Ramlila and Ramkatha manchan under the theme Epic Processes: Mobility, Patronage and Aesthetics.
Tue24Nov20157:00 pmShri Ram Centre, New Delhi
We are pleased to invite you to ‘Fold to Unfold 2015 ~Illusion-Chaotic Harmony.
It will be a 60 minute performance, incorporating origami art, dance, music and light design.
The ensemble features a medley of artists from Japan, India and Wales. They are (in no particular order) - Yuko Harada, Kenta Shibasaki, Ragini Bhajanka, Suchet Malhotra, Suhail Yusuf Khan, Phil Williams, Gyandev Singh, Rachnika Goyal, and Himanshu Kohli.
Entry is free
Fri27Nov2015Sun29Nov201511 am to 8:00 pmNehru Park, Chanakyapuri Vinay Marg, Ramnagar, New Delhi
Delhi Palate Fest is back for 3 days of awesome food and entertainment in Nehru Park! More than 100 outlets, celebrity Chefs workshops hosted by Rakhee Vaswani, Ranveer Brar, Vicky Ratnani, Kunal Kapur and many more! Live music with Euphoria, Menwhopause, Bhuvan Bam.
Entry is Free
Fri04Dec2015Sun06Dec2015DLF CyberHub, Gurgaon
GIFLIF (Gurgaon International Film and Literature Festival) is first of its kind festival to help "film-makers" and "litterateurs" come together.
Free registration at http://giflif.in/index.php
Fri04Dec2015Sun06Dec2015Leisure Valley Park, Gurgaon
A “Food Lovers Paradise” The Gourmet High Street is an occasion to celebrate food! A perfect spot to sample and purchase the biggest and absolute luscious selection of food, wine and other spirits, all in one place. Be a part of this recreation of a food-lovers’ paradise for three days in a luxurious and relaxed setting. Give yourself a culinary weekend break this December!
Sat05Dec2015Thu10Dec2015Connaught Place, New Delhi
4th Edition of Delhi International film Festival organised by The Social Circle in association with NDMC & Delhi Tourism.
As our constant endeavor to promote and motivate women in the field of Art &Culture ,we honour them on international & national platforms for excellence
In their fields .
Wed09Dec2015Sat12Dec20157:00 pmHungarian Cultural Centre, 1A Janpath
Bring in the festive season with Delhi's very own, the Capital City Minstrels. Now in our 22nd year, we return with our annual Christmas Concerts on Dec 9 (Hungarian Centre), Dec 11 (Cathedral Church of the Redemption), and Dec 12 ( Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre) . Tickets will be available at the Programme Desk.
Entry is Free
For more details visit http://www.capitalcityminstrels.com/
Fri11Dec2015Sun13Dec20151:00 pmJawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi
We are happy to announce that this year Street Food Festival would take place in Delhi from 11 to 13 December 2015. The festival would witness a large number of food lovers thronging to the venue to savour delight of street foods from down south to up northern states and from far north east to central west provinces.
Sun13Dec2015Garden of Five Senses, Saket
The first pet convention in India held at Delhi Haat INA. The pet convention had fun events such as a fashion show, “Pupcake Baking contest” (baking for pets), puppy therapy stall and even an adoption camp. The fair brought together makers of dog food, dog dresses, pet shampoos and other supplies for pets and pet owners.
For more details visit http://www.petfed.org/
Sat19Dec2015Sun20Dec2015JLN Stadium, New Delhi
The Krackerjack Karnival is Delhis First and foremost Mega Expo cum Festival catering purely to children and their needs. This two-day, fun-filled children’s festival is packed with fantastic exhibits, interactive activities, entertainment, and the latest products & services for children. From the 19th–20th of December, the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium in Delhi will transform into a wonderland of nonstop fun for our young ones.
For more details visit http://www.krackerjackkarnival.com/
Sun20Dec20156 PM OnwardsTriveni Kala Sangam, Tansen Marg, New Delhi. (Near Mandi House Metro Station)
Budding dance talent Agrini will perform her Arangetram upon the blessings of her Guru Smt Usha Rao, a renowned Bharatnatyam dancer and trainer.
About the Guru: Born in a family that values art, culture and education, Mrs Rao began her journey of mastering Bharatnatyam at the age of 7 under the tutelage of Pandanallur doyen Chinnayya Pillai. Later she was groomed under the guidance of Shanmugha Sundaram Pillai, Kutraalam Ganeshan Pillai, Mylapore Gouri Ammal and Malathi Srinivasan at Kalakshetra. In 1983, she started her dance school, Nrithya Abhinaya, which currently has over 150 disciples spread over 5 different locations in West Delhi. In recognition of her contribution to the field of fine arts, Guru Smt Usha Rao was conferred with the National Award for Excellence in Bharatnatyam in 2006 and 2014.
Mon21Dec2015Sun27Dec2015Sirifort Auditorium, New Delhi
SIFFCY: 'Smile International Film Festival for Children & Youth' is an annual films festival, a special film platform devoted to a greater appreciation of world cinema which can bring change in the society by showcasing films with substance, supporting emerging filmmakers, recognizing the pioneers and leaders of the entertainment industry, business executives, and by promoting the diverse perspectives of World Cinema. The festival will present features, shorts, live action and animation films over one week, with a projected attendance of more than one hundred thousand children and hundreds of film professionals and eminent guests from around the world.
For more details visit http://siffcy.org/