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Mitul Kajaria’s Photographs Bridge Ahmedabad’s Past with Its Present

Mitul Kajaria’s photographic documentation of the transitions that have occurred in Ahmedabad is more than just a series of pictures. Not only is it a testament to Ahmedabad being the first World Heritage City, but it also asks pivotal questions about the nature of heritage and what legacies mean. What is the purpose of art? This is a question I’ve been mulling over since quite some time now. Is art about expression and skill, or is its purpose to bring about change? Most of the times, the most satisfactory works of art, for me, are those that make me feel and think– those that spark conversations. Though architect Mitul Kajaria is known to be quiet, his art does exactly this…...

Things to Do in Ahmedabad This Week: Ahmedabad Art Weekly #150

Look out for a slew of theatre acts this week, including the folk form of Bhavai, a stand-up comedy act by Gujarati comedian Dinkar Mehta and Heritage-centred events.   The 150th edition of Ahmedabad Art Weekly marks a moment of achievement for the people of Ahmedabad. It stands as proof that the people of this city have consistently tried to evoke creativity in others through their creations. As the city celebrates its 607th year, its favourite cultural media platform feels proud to highlight the best of its happenings in Ahmedabad Art Weekly’s 150th week. This week, in the world of theatre, witness Bhavai, a mix of drama and folk art; look out for some theatre talk and an exuberant Women’s Day performance. Gujarati comedian Dinkar Mehta is sure to leave audiences in splits at his stand-up comedy act, while some thought-provoking art exhibitions have much food for the soul. Heritage takes centre-stage with a Heritage Photo Walk that is accompanied by a conference on Heritage Tourism. Also, don’t miss a screening of Ajji, a film billed as “one of India’s strongest independents this year”, according to Hollywood Reporter. This week’s creative inspiration is the 18th century Gujarati narrative poet Shamal Bhatt. A figure…...


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When the young guns do proper research and then comes with a production, it is one of the interesting and must witness case. ‘ Jhadi Jungle na Rahevasi’ is a play on the residuals of forest, popularly known as ‘ Adivasi’…The Play describes their life, culture, struggle and Fun with elements of Drama, Dance, Music…

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Bhavan's J.A. Auditorium
1st floor, Bhavan's Cultural Academy & Centre for Arts, Bhavan's College Campus, Lady Vidya Gauri Nilkanth Marg, Nr. Rifle Club, Khanpur., Ahmedabad, India 380001

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Mitray Spiritual Club  Mitray Spiritual is a way of transformation and rejuvenation. It will hold 12 Music, Dance and Meditation Concerts for 12 months with different International Bands and artists. Round the year it will spread positivity and zeal. Promise to Enlighten as never before. Source: Facebook  

2017-07-30 05:30:00 2018-06-10 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Mitray Spiritual Club Mitray Spiritual Club

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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SHORT FILM COMPETITION Flaunt your skills-Become a winner We accept short film in all categories This event is organised by RAM RAKSHA FILM PRODUCTION

2018-02-09 05:30:00 2018-03-25 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Short Film Competition Short Film Competition

Vijay Kabra Photography
D-23, ravi estate, nr torrent power substation,dudeshwar, Ahmedabad, India 380004

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Photo Studio


13th All Gujarat Photography Competition : The Exhibition

This week’s photo studio has been contributed by some of Gujarat’s best photographers, who have been honoured by this year’s All Gujarat Photography Competition by Manav Pratishthan. The 13th edition of the competition was curated by veteran photographer Ketan Modi from Ahmedabad and was judiciously reviewed by senior photographer Ghanshyam Savani and Yasir Bakili.

The theme for this year’s competition was decided as Creative Nature, and the authorities received an overwhelming response of more than 1200 entries by 400 participants across Gujarat. Creative Yatra has featured the top 8 lensmen who were able to capture the master clicks patiently.

For people who would like to have a look at the top 50 entries can visit Ravi Shankar Raval Gallery at Lalit Kala Akademi on September 29, 2017, to be a part of the annual exhibition. We congratulate all the participants for their outstanding performances and making our environment richer with aesthetics.

The exhibition will be open till 1st of October, 2017, between 12 pm to 8 pm.


https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/1.jpg Artists Celebrate Spring on Canvas in this Vibrant Exhibition in Ahmedabad

Shyamal Mukherjee, Vrindavan Solanki, Haren Das and 19 other artists from Bengal and around India display their works at the colourful ‘Raag Basant’ show at Satya Art Gallery. It’s the most picturesque time of the year. Spring is here, bringing with it not only the ‘Festival of Colours’ Holi and blooming flowers in the gardens,…

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Mitul-Kajaria-1.jpg Mitul Kajaria’s Photographs Bridge Ahmedabad’s Past with Its Present

Mitul Kajaria’s photographic documentation of the transitions that have occurred in Ahmedabad is more than just a series of pictures. Not only is it a testament to Ahmedabad being the first World Heritage City, but it also asks pivotal questions about the nature of heritage and what legacies mean. What is the purpose of art?…

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A solo show by Vadodara’s modernist artist Jyoti Bhatt has left art collectors awestruck. Never-before-seen reincarnated digital artworks, photographs and paintings can be witnessed at the Gallery ARK. When an author writes a book, his content is heavily inspired by his personal experiences. He keeps evolving the subject, plot, central characters and theme while drafting…

https://creativeyatra-pullzone-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Cover2.jpg This Travelling Exhibition on the ‘Death of Architecture’ Provokes You to Demand Better Cities and Places

13 architects from around India raise their voices in critique, mourn the dying city and reminisce about forgotten beauty in this first-of-its-kind exhibition.   When I heard that an exhibition called the ‘Death of Architecture’ was coming to Mumbai, I braced myself for an onslaught of provocations. On entering the hall of exhibits, I was…


કૂકડો / Kukdo

અમે તો સૂરજના છડીદાર

અમે તો પ્રભાતના પોકાર!                                              …અમે

સૂરજ આવશે સાત ઘોડલે

અરુણ રથ વ્હાનાર !

આગે ચાલે બંદી બાંકો, પ્રકાશ-ગીત ગાનાર !                       …અમે

નીંદરને પારણીએ ઝુલે, ધરા પડી સૂનકાર !

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Navratri Dance Styles

Uploaded on Feb 16, 2016

Navratri is the longest running dance festival on the planet. With multiple mythological and historical roots, the festivities are a celebration of the feminine, wherein the revelers dance to the tunes of traditional folk music of 'Garba' and 'Raas'.

The Navratri dance has many forms and variations and each form has regional variations. These video aims to showcase different forms/styles of the Garba. Those who know the dance well, would love watching it, and those who know nothing about it, will find this of great help.

So what is 'Do taali', Teen Taali, Dodhiyu, Popatiyu, Raas, Hinch...watch the video and find out the beauty in each of these variation and find your own step to groove this Navratri.

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