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How food delivery apps have transformed the market

It’s hard to imagine a life without Swiggy or Zomato. How did apps like these emerge and how do they affect food suppliers? And are some of the services disadvantaging the market’s players? These days, when hungry at home, we don’t always have to think about what to cook. We can simply order in with a mobile app and enjoy the meal in the comfort of our own home. Not long ago, the act of eating out was like a social gathering. While it still holds that meaning for some people today, eating out has also become a necessity for a few and that necessity can now be delivered at their doorstep. This could be anything from a humble cup…...








Things to do in Ahmedabad : Find out in Art weekly #224

This 15th August marked two iconic events, the 73rd Independence Day and the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan. A day of patriotism and siblinghood celebrated with zeal and gusto. Team CY brings you the 224th edition of the Ahmedabad Art Weekly so that your streak of celebrations continues over the extended weekend. The Weekly has some wonderful Visual Arts offerings. Two young exponents, Shailaja and Shivani Patel are jointly presenting their photographs and paintings at Amdavad ni Gufa in the show ‘Art Within’.  The DRS Arts is showcasing ‘Chitrakatha’, that displays some of the best narrative art collection from the region. Ahmedabad also pays homage to two influential artists. A poster exhibition titled ‘India remembers Octavio Paz’ showcases posters based on the work of Octavio Paz Lozano, a Mexican poet who earned a Nobel Prize for the confluence of Mexican and Indian culture through his poetry. And then you have a photography exhibition displaying works of the pioneering photojournalist of Gujarat, Late Shri G H Master. If you are an Indie Music afficionado, we have great news for you. Heat Sink, an Ahmedabad based Indie Music band, is launching their brand new album at Footlights Theater on Saturday, 17th August. But if you are more of…...




Events

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Join us for an event about Women Safety & Gender Justice with 1) Chief Guest and Panelist Mr. A.K. Singh, Commissioner of Police, Ahmedabad 2) Panelist Ms. Manisha Luv Kumar, Government Pleader and Senior Advocate, Gujarat High Court 3) Panelist Ms. Veena Gupta, Chairperson, Women Safety, FSAI 4) Panelist Ms. Jolly Shah, Emergency Specialist, United…

2019-08-17 23:00:00 2019-08-17 13:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Home Home

JB auditorium, AMA.

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SKG Open Mic Read Every Point, from Top to Bottom… Back to Back 3 SKG Open Mics 17 Jul 2019 (( Last 2 Participant Registrations Left )) 7 Aug 2019 (( Last 6 Participant Registrations Left )) 28 Aug 2019 (( Last 18 Participant Registrations Left )) ===== Common Things in all the 3 SKG…

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Studio Pepperfry, S.G.Road
Titanium One, Shop No. 5, Ground Floor, Next to Rajpath Club, S.G. Road, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054, Ahmedabad, India

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Enjoy the goodness of corn in its various forms and cuisines at this one of a kind food festival, “Makai Ka Maha Mela” at #BuddyRestroCafe, atop #EulogiaInn.   Source : Facebook.

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Eulogia Inn, Beside Prime Status, Nr Gota bridge, Gota, Ahmedabad, India 382481

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Photo Studio

  • Maghi in Nepal, Shakrain in Bangladesh Poush Sangkranti and Tirmoori in Pakistan


Uttarayan in Ahmedabad Pol

 

In this Photo Studio, photographer Ashish Mehta of ‘Meet Me at Khadia’, who has been running a time-honoured photo-walk in the walled city of Ahmedabad captures the authentic flavour of Amdavad’s kite festival known as Uttarayan.

Also known as Makar Sankranti in various traditions, Uttarayan festival, is dedicated to the Sun God and marks end of the 6 month period that began with June Solstice. Makar Sankranti, the Indian equivalent of Winter solstice marks the beginning of 6 month long ‘Uttarayan’ period, in which  the northern hemisphere of the planet is tilted towards the Sun. Considered an auspicious time for new beginnings, particularly in agrarian societies, this day is marked with lot of festivity. The festivity is passionately celebrated all across India, but in the city of Ahmedabad, it is specially rejoiced by flying vivid kites using a sharp abrasive string called Manja.

The Heritage city of Ahmedabad is famous for its Uttarayan revelry as people and families gather on the Pol terraces to fly kites with utmost enthusiasm. The festivity is marked with authentic Gujarati dishes including the quintessential dish full of winter vegetables called Undhiyu. This album is a compilation of Mehta’s four years of Uttarayan photography, which was mostly conducted during the evening times of the festival in the Khadia Pol. The senior lensman is using Canon 1100D to capture the saffron hues of the Amdavadi Uttarayan skies.

To be a part of this celebration, you can contact Ashish Mehta as this year he has organised a ‘Uttarayan in Pol‘ event within the walled city of Ahmedabad. Since the happening is meant to be a traditional affair, participants will be given colourful kites, environment friendly manja, lip-smacking indigenous delicacies and of course an original Amdavadi Uttarayan experience curated by Mehta himself.

The captions of the photographs are the different names of Uttarayan/Makar Sankranti in various regions of India, Nepal and Pakistan.


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A project by classical vocalist Tarjani Hirani, Chandrabharti is a beautiful meeting of Indian classical and Gujarati folk music. The tastefully arranged performance that opened at Abhivakti edition 2 pushed creative boundaries and emerged a winner. In Chandrabharti Tarjani Hirani skillfully exhibits the beauty that exists in the meeting of the opposites. In folk music, most of…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Bare-Bones.jpeg Kamfucious stages short English plays in an unconventional mode

Of late there have been welcome developments in local theatre. Youngsters have been taking an active interest in scripting, direction, acting and other aspects of theatre with novel ideas and that has been attracting young viewers to it in small-size auditoria. Kamfucious Productions’ two short plays in English as part of Bare Bones Returns (ATMA,…

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Young actors of Gujarati theatre led by Ankit Gor and Gaurang Anand in Children of Karnad, a reading performance in Hindi held at Studio One Third last Thursday, got the audience to know the significance of Girish Karnad (1938-2019) as a playwright. In the scenes they selected from four of his plays, as in nearly…

https://cda2cd955782bd78b33c48de-mindfulventures.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Kumarasambhavam-Sanskrit-Vaibhav-Darshanam.jpg Kumarasambhavam at ’Sanskrit Vaibhav Darshanam’ drips beauty

The narrative at the basis of Kumarasambhavam is a two-dimensional one stressing the need for Shiva to father a warrior who could destroy demon Tarakasura. Mahakavi Kalidas invested the tale with the poetry of such beauty with his creative imagination that other creative geniuses have perceived in it metaphoric semantic significance and called it an epic.…


Poetry

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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