Hello Delhiites welcome to our regular weekend planner where the feeling of weekend is same everywhere – gay, standing still and beefy with happiness.
So sit back and plan your weekend merry with some stunning events all over Delhi.
Snake Awareness Workshop
This is a call for all ophiophilists, zoophiles and ecologists. Celebrate this World Snake Day with some awareness about these crawling creature. BNHS CEC- DELHI in association with SOS wildlife team reflect on the importance of our native reptiles at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary. Snakes are said to be conniving but are beautiful and to some extend endangered animals.
Get rid of all prejudices of this neither mean nor ugly animal. An essential part of our ecosystem.
When: 16 July 2016
Where: Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary, Asola, New Delhi- 110044
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Don’t miss out on a chance to see our nation pride Vijendra Singh fight live for us. The 2008 Olympic bronze medalist had already made India proud in Beijing with his spectacular moves and now he is back to impress us all. Watch a live match between Vijendra Singh of India and Kerry Hope of Australia.
When: 16 July 2016
Where: Thyagraj Sports Complex, Shri Ganganath Marg, INA Colony, New Delhi
Time: 6:30 pm
Entry: by tickets priced between Rs. 1500 to Rs. 15000, Available at: Online at bookmyshow.com
Talk on The Tamil Epic : Cilappatikaram
Mahabharata and Ramayana are the common epics which every Indian is known to but Cilappatikaram is also an epic which has is its own space in the world of literature. Cilappatikaram is a common text most English honors students read in their graduation and masters. It is tells us the story of a girl Kannaki, her chastity and her apotheosis and all this gear up with the importance and personification of an anklet in her life. This epic is gained importance in the life of students but it has triumph interest of many scholars.
One such scholar is Professor Indira Parthasarathy, noted Tamil writer and playwright. He is best known for his plays, “Aurangzeb”, “Nandan Kathai” and “Ramanujar”. Awarded the Saraswati Samman (1999), Sahitya Akademi Award (1999) and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2004) and Padma Shri (2010). He will deliver a talk on the anklet – a villain or hero.
Where: Conference Room – 1, Main Building, India International Centre (IIC), 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi-110003
When: 18 July 2016
Time: 6:30 PM
Guru Pranaam Sangeet Samaroh
Guru Shishaya parampara is an old practice started by our ancestor to celebrate the bonding between a guru (teacher) and their shishaya (student).
But isn’t this practice departing somewhere?
Well it still does exist in the classical art forms.
So to all the art lovers raise a toast to your gurus this Guru Poornima by showing them your love and concerns. Parmaarth Foundation brings to you a musical evening starring Prof. Suneera Kasliwal Vyas and Bihar Brothers – Sanjeev Jha & Manish Kumar with a melodious sitar and drupad recital respectively dedicating the evening to their respective gurus.
When: 18 July 2016
Where: Habitat World, India Habitat Centre (IHC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003
Parking: Gate No. 1, 2 & 3 (Cars), Gate No. 2 (Bikes & Bicycles)
Iranian film festival
On the occasion of 60 years of India-Iran cultural agreement hosted by directorate of film festival, government of India.
16th July : 5:30 pm – Inauguration followed by a musical evening by Ronak Musical Group, Iran followed by the premiere screening of ‘A Cube of Sugar’, Director : Reza Mirkarimi Duration : 110 min. / 2011
17th July : 10:30 am : One Wanted to Talk To You Director : Manochaher Hadi 90 min / 2013
12:30 pm : Track 143 Director : Narges Abyar 95 mins. / 2013
3:00 pm : Kissing the Moon Like Face Director : Homayoun Asdyan 94 mins. / 2008
5:30 pm : As Simple As That Director : Reza Mirkarimi 90 mins. / 2008
7:30 pm : Five Star Director : Mahshid Afsharzadeh 94 mins. / 2013
18th July : 10:30 am : The Painting Pool Director : Maziar Miri 90 mins. / 2013
12:30 pm : A Line of Reality Director : Ali Vezirian 84 mins. / 2013
3:00 pm : A Time of Love and Betrayal Director : Davood Bidel 90 mins. / 2013
5:30 pm : All Alone Director : Ahsan Abdipur 92 mins/ 2012
7:30 pm : The Maritime Silk Road Director : Mohammadreza Bozorgnia 120 mins. / 2011
19th July : 3:00 pm : Dont’ Be Tired Director : Mohsen Gharayi 85 mins / 2014
5:30 pm : Gold and Copper Director : Homayon Asadian 90 mins. / 2009
7:30 pm : So Far So Close Director : Reza Mirkarimi 130 mins.
Special attraction is the art gallery and Exhibition of Iranian Art and Handicraft
Where: Siri Fort Auditorium, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi – 110049
Hope these events bring a jubilance to your weekend. See you next weekend till then eat, pray and love and say cheers to gleeful life !