END 2019 ON AN ARTSY NOTE
The year might be ending soon, but there's still a lot of art left to celebrate!
Music, culture, design, comedy and more; here are 5 events you must attend to end 2019 on an artsy note. Yes, there are a number of festivals happening across the country, so make plans if you haven't already!
Here's the list:
ECHOES OF EARTH
Bangalore, December 7-8
Echoes of Earth is India's greenest music festival. Nestled among lush greenery, the festival presents a stellar line-up featuring over 40 International and Indian musicians performing on four uniquely designed stages, celebrating one Earth. This is a festival that assembles people from all walks of life and unites them with a celebration of great music, art and culture.
MAGNETIC FIELDS FESTIVAL
Rajasthan, December 13-15
Magnetic Fields Festival is more than just a music festival… discover traditional folk music, experience some of the country’s finest performance artists, savour local delicacies, watch storytellers weave tales of intrigue or decompress at the Alsisar Mahal.
SERENDIPITY ARTS FESTIVAL
Goa, December 15-22
Serendipity Arts Festival (SAF) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary arts initiatives in the South Asian region. It spans the visual, performing and culinary arts, whilst exploring genres with film, live arts, literature and fashion. Besides the core content, which is conceptualized by an eminent curatorial panel, the Festival has various layers of programming, in the form of educational initiatives, workshops, special projects, and institutional engagements.
JASHN E REKHTA
New Delhi, December 13-15
Jashn-e-Rekhta celebrates Hindustani eclectic art forms through Ghazals, Sufi music, Qawwali, Dastaangoi, Panel Discussions, Poetry Symposiums, Recitations, Celebrity Conversations, Masterclasses and much more. Book exhibition, Calligraphy, Artifacts, Food court & and a lot more. A uniquely curated Rekhta bazaar showcases Artifacts and merchandise. Another highlight of the festival is “Aiwan-i-Zaiqa”, a curated food Festival that will let food lovers savor a grand feast of cuisines like Kashmiri, Awadhi, Hyderabadi, Rampuri, Mughlai along with the finest selection of popular street food from Purani Dilli.
KOCHI DESIGN WEEK
Kochi, December 12-14
Kochi Design Week is India’s largest design festival held at Queen of Arabian Sea, where instigators from different parts of the world disrupt, imagine, ideate, innovate, and design for a better tomorrow. After a successful first edition, the second installment of #KDW consists of an array of independent events stitched together with design thread. Inquisitive individuals can learn and interact through workshops, panel discussions, keynote speeches, exhibitions, and many more organized as a part of the design week where they can listen, and discuss with the industry experts on the future of design.
(All image and description credits to the respective event organisers)