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‘Love ni Bhavai’ speaks the language of the contemporary youth

This new Gujarati film, Akshar’s Love ni Bhavai directed by Saandeep Patel merits special attention. The subject of love has been of interest to all, anytime. It was to Shakespeare, it was to Kanaiyalal Munshi, it is still to modern poets and fiction writers. The film deals with it in the idiom the young generation of today speaks and understands – and in the ambience they are fond of. The young heroine of the film, Antara, is a Radio Jockey whose chirps become soothing words of counsel to teenagers as well as the elderly. To a girl nearly her age, going steady, currently unhappy, Antara chirps: The exit of someone you break up with makes way for someone else to…...

Ahmedabad Art Weekly #134

Creative Yatra has been successfully running as Ahmedabad’s local creative digital media portal since for approximately two years now. Our efforts have always lied in inform you about the latest updates on culture and creativity across the globe. With a city-based approach we have undertaken subjects on Fine Arts, Performing Arts, Architecture, Photography, Literature, Humour, Music, Bygone Traditions, and Heritage of Ahmedabad and delivered the best of the information through audiovisual as well as written mediums. If you have any queries or would like to know exhaustively about our body of work, please email us at info@creativeyatra.com. Our teammates here are all ears for the feedback! The edition 134 of the Ahmedabad Art Weekly is dedicated to the Independence Activist and Gandhian Vithalbhai Jhaveri. The reason for his presence his masterful creations of epic proportions to document the life and message of the Father of the Nation. Jhaveri, a filmmaker, a photographer and a writer, closely stayed with the Mahatma from 1930 (Dandi March) untill Gandhi breathed his last in 1948. Over this duration of 18 years he has documented numerous moments of Gandhi’s life, which today are a major part of the human history. A lot of pictures that we…...


https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Paraspar-5-Talk-by-Rajesh-Vyas-Miskin-on-the-poetry-of-Mareez.jpg Paraspar #5 : Talk by Rajesh Vyas 'Miskin'

‘Paraspar’ is a monthly talk series, in which practitioners from fields of literature, journalism, films, television, theatre, arts, photography, web etc share their experiences and influences. In the fifth talk of the season veteran poet Rajesh Vyas ‘Miskin’ will share his thoughts on the poetry of ‘Mareez’. Paraspar is a joint initiative of Matrubhasha Abhiyan GLF – Gujarat Literature…

2017-11-24 17:30:00 2017-11-24 05:30:00 Asia/Kolkata Home Home

Ahinsa Shodh Bhavan, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad

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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/2017/11/Chhota-Bat-Badda-Score-Mantra-Art-Gallery-Events-in-Ahmedabad.jpg Chhota Bat, Badda Score – (छोटा बैट, बड़ा स्कोर)

Chhota Bat, Badda Show (छोटा बैट, बड़ा स्कोर) A very unique, never seen before, one in a million kind of an ART SHOW… Where two core elements of Indian-ness are coming Together. So let’s Cheer for our Love for ART and CRICKET… Date: 5th November, from 4.45 to 7.30 pm Inauguration by Padma Shri winner…

2017-11-05 16:00:00 2017-11-30 19:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Chhota Bat, Badda Score – (छोटा बैट, बड़ा स्कोर) Chhota Bat, Badda Score – (छोटा बैट, बड़ा स्कोर)

(1st) Meghmani House, B/h Safal Profitare, Corporate Road, Prahladnagar, Ahmedabad

(2nd) Mantra Art Gallery, 902, Karma, Mahalaxmi Cross Road, Paldi, Ahmedabad, India 380007

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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.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Love-Ni-Bhavai..jpg ‘Love ni Bhavai’ speaks the language of the contemporary youth

This new Gujarati film, Akshar’s Love ni Bhavai directed by Saandeep Patel merits special attention. The subject of love has been of interest to all, anytime. It was to Shakespeare, it was to Kanaiyalal Munshi, it is still to modern poets and fiction writers. The film deals with it in the idiom the young generation…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Raashi-Man-Mask.jpg Glimpses of magic theatre is capable of in Raashi Man

The nip in the air for a change was low and expectations were relatively high on the ground open to the sky at the young theatre writer-director Chintan Pandya’s residence for ‘a unique experience’ in the ‘environmental theatre’ format he had promised in Raashi Man at its sixth show last Sunday. All formal and informal…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Nayana-Soparkar-of-Mantra-Art-Gallery-2.jpg When 275 People are Handed 275 Cricket Bats, See How Art Happens

Home-makers, jail inmates, children, celebrities and artists create art on miniature cricket bats. Visit this one-of-a-kind exhibition ‘Chhota Bat Badda Score’ by Mantra Art Gallery. Nayana Soparkar, Curator of the show “You may love cricket, or hate it, but you can’t run away from it,” said curator Nayana Soparkar of Mantra Art Gallery, who distributed 275 bats amongst…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/loving-vincent.jpg ‘Loving Vincent’ Review: A Breath-Taking Tribute to Van Gogh

In the world’ s first fully oil-painted feature film, the artist’s paintings come to life with dream-like surrealism. Multitudes had been eagerly awaiting the screening of Loving Vincent at Mumbai Film Festival 2017 and greeted it with the most thunderous applause I’ve heard so far. The film is a spellbinding homage; of a kind that…


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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