Monday, 28 January 2013

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival - !4th Episode



Last year, I had visitors from West Indies and I suggested they walk down the Rampart Row during the Kala Ghoda  Arts Festival, and they were very much amazed by the sights and sounds of this festival. I was expecting them to visit just once, but that was not enough for them, they went back several times.


This is the 15th Episode of Kala Ghoda Art festival in Mumbai. It gets better each year. This year the theme is ‘Change and Exchange’ and all the activities are focused around this theme.

There is something for everybody: music, dance, literature, cinema, and visual arts. Then there are various workshops on art, painting, photography and literature to inspire the senses and feel refreshed.

For people who want to know more about the city, its architecture and history, they can participate in ‘Heritage Walks’ that are organized at different junctions of South Mumbai. The group is normally restricted to 35 persons on first come first serve basis. Prior registration is required to be done on the same day and the individual tokens needs to be collected from Kala Ghoda office in between 12:00noon and 3:00pm. 

On weekends, there is Heritage bus tours at 4:30pm and 5:45pm.

Rampart row is the interesting street that is converted into shopping plaza of handicraft articles sold by NGOs, there are art installations along the street and an open air theatre that changes its mood everyday with vibrant performances by folk dancers, music and street plays from all over the country.

There will be food demonstrations everyday around 4pm at Westside too.

The theme on Literature is ‘Books of Change’ you can be the part of book launches, panel discussion, quizzes or poetry sessions.

There are activities for children too.


If you are in Mumbai between 2nd February to 10th February, this is the festival not to be missed.

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