In its 20th edition, The Kalaghoda Arts Festival invites Mumbaikars to celebrate Mumbai in its own unique way. With many special treats planned to celebrate that milestone, this festival which began on the 2nd of February, draws to a close tomorrow. If you’ve never visited or are still sitting on the fence, jump over and spend the whole day imbibing the culture and the heritage of this city. This event is not only for adults; it also hosts engaging activities for young minds.
Here we list the five events that will get your artistic side grooving:
Ooey Gooey | Feb 10, 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm | CSMVS lawns | (Age: 4 to 9 yrs)
Combine chemicals and make your own slime; engage in experiments through amazing chemical reactions. This season engage your children so that they can spark their imagination and encourage their creativity in a free and resourceful way. Learning with fun cannot be defined better than this.
Know your Art | Feb 10, 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm| CSMVS lawns | (Age: 6 to 12 yrs.)
Dabble in steam sessions based on mathematics, geometry, shapes and colour curated by renowned artist S.H. Raza and take home your masterpiece.
Shakti Awakening | Feb 10, 2019 | 9:30 pm – 9:55 pm | Cross Maidan
The Odissi performance by Sangeeta Rajan & Swati Apte traces the blossoming of the feminine from a meditative awakening to its full manifestation as the warrior Goddess.
Kabir Café | Feb 10, 2019 | 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm | Cross Maidan
Playing the poetry of the 15th century Indian Mystic – Kabir, this neo-folk fusion band, Kabir Café, mixes contemporary genres of Rock, Reggae, Pop and Carnatic music.
Sense it Paint it – Blindfold Art Workshop| Feb 10, 2019 11:30 am – 1:30 pm|Artists’ Centre
Workshop offers a unique experience of creating your own work of art, blindfolded. Specially curated by Siddhant Shah this promises to tantalize your senses.
Installation that got our heart
Toybank Installation- Development Through Play
At the venue you cannot ignore the massive installations that have been put up. We’re very excited about the one prepared by Toybank, Rachana Sansad and Sculptor Arzaan Khambatta called Roots To Sky which depicts play-filled childhood ensuring a bright future.
Grab a piece of the culture fun before it’s time to say good-bye till next year.
Kajal Kapur is a perpetual dreamer, a mind-vagabond and an eternal optimist who is also a published writer and works as Operations Head at Penmancy.