Culture

Are you ignoring the music around you? Listen out – here’s why

So many genres of music go unnoticed in our everyday lives, clouded instead by the popularity of mainstream genres like Bollywood, Rock, Pop and Hip-hop. As if oblivious to these trends, however, I often find my mother singing away to tunes from ghazals by Jagjit Singh, Chitra and Ghulam Ali while doing her daily chores.…

Five Mobile Phone Games Every Creative Person Ought to Play

While games are a surefire stress-busting recreational choice, who knew that they can also awaken the creativity in you! Come, find out which games to download to get the creative juices flowing. From the crude and basicSnake to the thrilling Temple Run, mobile games have come a long way in the recent past. These days,…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Dr-Anand-Lal-Addressing-The-Audience-1.jpg Are Rabindranath Tagore’s Plays the Best-Kept Secret of Indian Theatre?

Did you know that Tagore was a feminist? And that his plays were far more progressive than their time? To mark the 157th birth anniversary of Tagore, academician and theatre critic Dr Anand Lal spoke about the Bengali polymath’s socially reformative plays. Rabindranath Tagore’s voice floated over the audience as he described a “sudden expansion…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/bohemian-rhapsody.jpg New Biopic on Queen to Explore the Life of the Band That Gave Us ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

A recently released trailer for the highly anticipated film on British rock band Queen has received mixed responses from audiences. Most fans are thrilled, while some are disappointed that the film may have turned a blind eye to Freddie Mercury’s…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Sitanshu-Yashashchandra’s-Vakhaar.jpg Dive and get pearls from Sitanshu Yashashchandra’s Vakhaar

There is a novel Praveshak (Preamble) in a conversational form to Sitanshu Yashashchandra’s collection of poems Vakhaar (R.R.Sheth, 2009) with an audio CD in his voice. ‘When you enter the gate,’ the Lekhak tells the Adhipati, ‘the detector ought to…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/MJ-Library.jpg Why the 80-Year-Old MJ Library Is Still the Favourite Library of Many Amdavadis

The MJ Library is a true example of what “living heritage” means in the World Heritage City. With a collection of more than 7,50,000 books today, it’s still a favourite haunt amongst students and senior citizens. The library was initiated with a…


Events

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Art-Exhibition-by-Ajit-Parekh.jpg Painting Exhibition by Ajit Parekh

A Retrospective Painting Exhibition by Ajit Parekh at Amdavad ni Gufa.

2018-08-21 16:00:00 2018-08-26 16:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Painting Exhibition by Ajit Parekh Painting Exhibition by Ajit Parekh

Amdavad ni Gufa, KL Campus, CEPT University, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Ahmedabad-International-Literature-Festival-2018-1.jpg Ahmedabad International Literature Festival 2018

Ahmedabad International Literature Festival seeks to promote writing & reading, particularly among children & young adults, with a focus on storytelling, poetry, entrepreneurship and self-development. By inviting reputed writers and speakers to Ahmedabad from India and abroad, AILF also aims to promote literary tourism by introducing the participants to the rich language and culture of…

2018-11-24 09:00:00 2018-11-25 09:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Ahmedabad International Literature Festival 2018 Ahmedabad International Literature Festival 2018

Knowledge Consortium of Gujarat
Pragna Puram, Near L D College, PRL Road, Ahmedabad, India 380015

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Exhibition-of-Paintings-by-Ajit-Parekh.jpeg Exhibition of Paintings by Ajit Parekh

Exhibition of Paintings by Ajit Parekh at Amdavad ni Gufa, the show inaugurated by Pritzker laureate BV Doshi.

2018-08-21 16:00:00 2018-07-26 16:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Exhibition of Paintings by Ajit Parekh Exhibition of Paintings by Ajit Parekh

Amdavad ni Gufa, KL Campus, Opp. Gujarat University, Navarangpura, Ahmedabad

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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Guided-Photography-Tour-Heritage-City-Ahmedabad.jpg Guided Photography Tour – Heritage City, Ahmedabad

India is a land of rich cultural heritage and our country depicts traditional and cultural significance from the ancient days. This country was ruled by Hindus, Muslims and Christians; during their rule, incredible structures were built depicting the artwork and culture of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Islam and Christianity, which continue to exist as our…

2018-12-01 08:00:00 2018-12-02 08:00:00 Asia/Kolkata Guided Photography Tour – Heritage City, Ahmedabad Guided Photography Tour – Heritage City, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

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Yatra Archives

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Untitled-1-Copy.jpg This library in Ahmedabad is 159 years old

Creative Yatra explores a little known library right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Bhadra Plaza, called ‘Himabhai Institute’.   Lal Darwaja, the biggest hub for hawkers and patrons, where people flock as if everything is been sold…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/02.jpg Fernandes Bridge – the most unique book market in Ahmedabad!

The street Fernandes Bridge connects readers with writers, students with publishers and curious beings with the age-old answers they’re looking for. The Chopda Bazaar of Fernandes Bridge is one of the oldest Book Markets in Ahmedabad that serves thousands of people…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/library.skecth-001-e1460358412631.jpg Discover one of the oldest libraries of Ahmedabad

The oldest library of Ahmedabad, Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library, is blessed with quietness of the mosque that surrounds it. Ahmedabad has internationally carved its identity on the globe through the numerous mosques dotted across the city. The air confined…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Raashi-Man-Mask.jpg In ‘Raashi Man’, we see glimpses of the magic that theatre is capable of

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…