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Abhivyakti set to present young artists bursting at the seams with creative ideas

Through its conceptualization and design, Abhivyakti City Arts Project evokes ideas basic to art and its expression. ‘Our world of expression,’ Rabindranath Tagore observes in his essay What is Art? ‘does not coincide with the world of facts.’ The fund of emotional energy man has and remains surplus beyond self-preservation seeks its outlet in the creation of Art. ‘Man’s civilization’, he says, ‘is built upon this surplus.’ Flights of imagination talented young pursers of art, most not overexposed, still exploring their range take, have with their freshness the potential to rekindle among art lovers the mugdhata, the capacity of an innocent surrender for enjoyment to their works, which is a precondition to appreciation of art. Abhivyakti team seems to have…





Ahmedabad Art Weekly #143

The Ahmedabad Art Weekly of Creative Yatra will is committed to lead citizens into the world of enrichment. Space is dedicated explicitly to the creative happenings of the city and to the creators of the city who are day and night striving to give an artistic experience to each Amdavadi. We are proud to announce our 143rd edition of AAW that features exceptionally enticing events ranging from varied fields of creativity. To get your copies on the phone please WhatsApp us with a ‘Hi’ on 7016718614. The 143rd AAW is dedicated to the prolific television personality and popular recitalist Pranlal Kharsani. Stage actor Kharsani began his theatrical journey in 1958 and contributed to the drama industry for more than six decades. Among his hundred Gujarati films and more than 75 plays, he is lovingly remembered by the fans for his comic roles. He also came into the production part and has written, produced and directed dramas during his career. To name a few Kharsani was featured in plays like Patta Ni Jod, Malela Jeev and Rajane game te Rani and many films including Nari Tu Narayani and Lakho Fulani. The Natraj Award-winning actor has been felicitated with various accolades including Gaurav Puraskar from Gujarat State, Pandit…...




Events

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Abhivyakti-City-Arts-Project-Events-in-Ahmedabad.jpeg Abhivyakti : City Arts Project

Abhivyakti : City Arts Project Abhivyakti is an arts initiative for the masses of Ahmedabad. A platform for young and emerging talent from across town, Abhivyakti is bringing together a variety of performing and visual arts to create a unique experience for the citizens. As part of Abhivyakti,  a series of deeply engaging installations and thought…

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Sanskar Kendra, Paldi, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India.

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/21751735_1643630595687221_3634969609322302183_n.jpg Mitray Spiritual Club

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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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/SAHIB-BIBI-NAWAB-Baluchar-Silk-of-Bangal.jpeg SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB – Baluchar Silk of Bangal

SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB an exhibition of Baluchar Silk of Bangal at Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum, Ahmedabad.

2017-12-21 05:30:00 2018-02-09 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB – Baluchar Silk of Bangal SAHIB, BIBI, NAWAB – Baluchar Silk of Bangal

Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum, Calico Compound, Shahibag, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380004

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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.


Reviews

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Baluchar-textile.jpg Sahib, Bibi, Nawab – Uncovering the Extinct Art of Bengal's Baluchar Silk

At Kasturbhai Lalbhai Museum in Ahmedabad, hand-woven Baluchar Silks of Bengal recount untold stories of royalty, as experts uncover the historical significance of this almost-forgotten art form. There have been several occasions when fabled elements that once built up an essential aspect of history have simply vanished like provisional fads. Cultures which once flamboyantly flourished…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Mahendra-kadia-Gariraj-Kadia.jpg Lines to Strokes – Mahendra Kadia’s Artistic Evolution from Literal to Visceral

The passionate Ahmedabad-based artist’s four-decade-long visual journey has left citizens of the city completely enthralled. Check out how the veteran painter’s love for birds manifests, in this comprehensive  retrospective. If Mahendra Kadia hadn’t been an artist, he would’ve surely pursued ornithology as his career. For four decades, the artist has been exploring his love for birds…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Dr-Ranjana-Harish.jpg Aparaajita celebrates invincibility of empowered women

Freshness of ideas on her subject and a simple style of writing in her NavGujarat Samay weekly column during over the last three years have kept me connected with Dr Ranjana Harish even after she retired as Head of the Department of English, (GU). Most of her contributions are related to empowered and empowerment of…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/026.jpg Smita Shastri’s refreshing Shabdam, Padam and Kautvam at Saptak

Dancing feet and spirit seem to shed ten to fifteen years, if not more, from a senior dancer’s age. In an hour-long Kuchipudi solo performance, a septuagenarian Smita Shastri gave at Saptak, it was her pada lalitya that captured viewers’ attention along with her body language and facial expression. Of the Nritta and Nritya aspects…


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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