Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is back with the bang in Mumbai with a plethora of exciting activities as it turns 21 in the year 2020. India’s biggest cultural street festival bring-forward artists across the globe from all walks of life. The 9-day festival promises to be engaging, exciting, and energetic!
Explore the ‘Spirit of Love’ in the form of Dance
Experience different art and cultures through the stunning performances depicting various national dance forms. Go here to witness dancers performing and showcasing their talent.
Where: Cross Maidan
Let’s ‘Past Forward’ in the Cinema
Cinema lovers, here’s a chance for you to live your dream. From Oscar-winning documentaries to Bollywood films, there’s a lot stored for all the cinephiles. Attend panel discussions or participate in film making workshops to take a step closer to your dream.
Where: Coomaraswamy Hall and Visitor’s Centre
Have the Literature ‘Focus on the Truth’
A list of events is lined up to engage the audience in some interesting conversations on topics ranging from discrimination to poetry. Avail the opportunity to hear some well-known personalities talk, such as Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Usha Uthup, and more.
Where: DSL Garden
Take ‘Spiritual’ Heritage Walks in all Directions
Taking spirits of Kala Ghoda in all directions, explore the culture and the history behind the places. What’s stored in more for the adventure junkies is a heritage bus ride on the iconic double-decker bus. To participate in the event, you need to collect passes an hour before the event. The passes will be distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
‘Think Differently’ at the Stand-up Comedy
A little laughter never hurt anyone! So be ready to laugh your hearts out and wait for those differently thought punchlines. One thing’s for sure, you won’t be disappointed at all.
Where: The Colonial Palette.
Let’s dive into the ‘Diversity’ of Music
A perfect beat of tunes can set your mood all-right! An evolving entity of varied music from Bollywood favorites to Classical Indian is ready to make you shake a leg.
Where: Cross Maidan
Discover the ‘Living Local’ Food, people gorge on all the time!
A fest without food is like Pizza without Cheese! The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is ready with food sessions and demos from chefs to make your food even more interesting. Participate in workshops dedicated to understanding spices or learn how to make nutritious meals anytime-anywhere.
Where: Multiple Outlets
Witness the ‘Rising’ in the Theatre
Watch theatre enthusiasts recreate magic! Look out for interesting regional theatre dramas organized to showcase the journey of the art.
Celebrate ‘Togetherness’ with Urban Design and Architecture
We all see our city in different ways, and that is what gives birth to artists. Participate in seminars related to architecture, city planning, and design learning more about each.
When: 1st February to 9th February
Time: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Where: Kala Ghoda, Fort Mumbai