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  • Things to do in Charlotte, NC | Charlotte Art Weekly #2

    Charlotte Art Weekly (CAW) is back in its second edition consisting details of enriching happenings happening within the gamma-plus global city. Charlotte, NC is the 17th largest town in the United States and hosts hundreds of events every weekend. Team Creative…

  • Vancouver Mural Art Festival is Back With a Colourful Bang!

    Vancouver Mural Festival 2017 The Vancouver Mural Festival is back with a bang as the city’s most enthralling free public art celebration, where artists from Canada and around the globe participate in designing art on the walls of Vancouver. The…

  • New York Indian Film Festival showcases Wrong Side Raju and Sameer

    The Indian films have always been appreciated in foreign countries and instances like NYIFF, where they showcase movies of Indian filmmakers gives the NRI audience an opportunity to reconnect with their roots and the international spectators a chance to connect with our…

  • International Day of Yoga 2017 to be celebrated in Ahmedabad

    On June 21 entire globe will be celebrating International Yoga Day‘s 3rd edition, and Ahmedabad has been declared to host the national mega event of Yoga this year. The news flew right from the Prime Minister’s office after they announced…

  • New York City Independent Film Festival in its eighth year

    Image source: Filmfestivals.com The 8th annual independent film festival of New York has begun from May 2nd, 2017 and will continue to showcase the best of documentaries, short films, feature films, music videos and animated cinemas from across the globe…

  • Gujarat Gaurav Divas Celebration at Ahmedabad Riverfront

    Ahmedabad is shining with big, small and minute lightings at each corner since a week and that is because it’s Gujarat’s birthday. 1st May 2017 is celebrated every year as the Gujarat Gaurav Divas and today is the 57th Gujarat Gaurav Divas.…

  • Mahabharata Mahakavya: Bringing the Mahabharata to the Masses

    Ahmedabad was fortunate to host a truly gratifying gathering on the 14th of April. Esteemed writer, educator and columnist, Dr Gulvant Shah, who took up the massive task of translating the epic Mahabharata into Hindi, supported by Navjivan Trust and…

  • Art 17 : an all-encompasssing show of aesthetics by Kanoria

    A full course meal for art adorers, with Piraji Sagara’s grand display of paintings and sculptures being the headline show – Art 17 is expected to be an all-encompassing creative festival for Ahmedabad connoisseurs to savour. Distinctly connecting various mediums…

  • Mass Communication Students of GU Exhibit Traditional ‘Navras’

    Students from the Mass Media Communication and Journalism (MMCJ) Department of Gujarat University have exhibited their learnings from the recently concluded Workshop on February 15, 2017. The exhibition is an inspiration from the traditional forms of Navras, where they explained the…

  • The 59th Annual Grammy Awards : Key winners and Indian Connection

    Los Angeles, the home of Hollywood, hosted the 59th Grammy Award on February 12, 2017. Some of the biggest songsters, musicians and artists were present from the music industries across the globe. Music released during October 2, 2015, to September…

  • Extraordinary skills finds a manifestation on Saptak’s stage !

    Day 11 : Experience of flawless artistry  The following artists took part on the 11th day of the Saptak music festival. They are  Smt. Monica Shah, Shri.Shubh Maharaj, Shri Krishnamohan Bhatt and Smt.Kaushiki Chakraborty. Kaushiki was the  rock star of…

  • NID Convocation sings Songs of a Tree

    It is always delightful to visit the verdant, lush green campus of National Institute of Design, Paldi; and January 9, 2017, the excursion was all the more pleasurable as NID was holding its 37th annual convocation aptly titled as ‘Songs…

  • 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

    Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by…

  • Day 4 & 5 at 37th Annual Saptak Music Festival

    On the fifth day of music festival, Ustad Shujaat Khan gave a very enjoyable performance on sitar.  It was an evening for the sitar lovers of the city of Ahmedabad. The Ustad belonging to Itava Gharana began with the raga…

  • Saptak 2017 begins to offer ‘Vaividhya’ to rasika’s

    The Saptak Festival known as the longest music festival in India, this year is dedicated to the memory of Late Sangeet Markand Pt. Omkarnath Thakur. Saptak music festival 2017 has catapulted Ahmedabad into national league of classical music. The first…

  • What to Look For at This Year’s Gujarat Literature Festival

    Controversial debates around Gandhi’s morality, a dekko into what it means to write for films, untold stories and humour – these are some of the many themes being covered in the 4th edition of GLF 2016. CY outlines 8 broad…

  • Amazing Happenings at Gujarat Literature Festival 2016

    Within just 2 days the 4th season of Gujarat Literature Festival is about to initiate and CreativeYatra is extremely excited to bring to you all the updates from this cerebral event. Who should look forward to this celebration, well probably everyone,…

  • India is Celebrating the World Heritage Week

    Patan: A view of “Rani ki Vav” on World Heritage Week at Patan, Gujarat on Thursday. From 19th to 25th November, the world will adore and spread words of awareness about the magnificent heritage structures around us on the World…

  • Ahmedabad International Literature Festival – A Buoyant Start

    In the weekend of 12th and 13th November, Ahmedabad played host to the maiden Ahmedabad International Literature Festival. The LitFest seeks to promote writing & reading, particularly among children & young adults, with a focus on storytelling, poetry, entrepreneurship, and…

  • Competition Warms up at Alpvirama 2016

    The Ahmedabad’s most anticipated Short Film Festival is all set to go. The National Institute of Design presents Alpaviram 2016, an Asian Short and Documentary Film Festival which focuses on providing a cross-cultural experience to all participants. The festival is…

  • Alpvirama – the film festival is back in town.

    Alpavirama, which means comma in Sanskrit, is Asian Short and Documentary film festival which focuses on providing a cross-cultural experience to all its participants. The festival is taking place since 2011, at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad and it has…

  • Ahmedabad Poetry Festival leaves blissful echoes behind!

    An auditorium prettified with colourful cushions, the Ahmedabad Poetry Festival showcase had bravura literature flowing in the air. The final poems of the participants’ performance reflected the startling learnings from the previous 2 days. Sonnets, poems, and songs filled the…

  • International Poetry Festival in Ahmedabad

    From 29th till 31st July Ahmedabad will be witnessing one of its biggest Poetry Festivals at MICA (Mudra Institute of Communications). The event is being hosted by Delhi Poetry Slam and Ahmedabad Poetry Slam in partnership with Litcomm (A student-run literary committee at…

  • Classical Concert for a Cause at Charlotte, North Carolina

    Kaushiki Chakrabarty the famous Indian classical vocalist has been invited to sing at Charlotte, NY, the USA with a noble cause of supporting Gastric Cancer Research. The musical night has been organized by Indian Expressions and Creative Yatra (US) on…

  • Golf returns to Olympics at Rio

    The first South American country that is hosting an Olympic, the city won its bid against Tokyo, Chicago and Madrid. Cumulatively around 10,500 athletes from 206 countries will be participating in this 17 days Olympiad, competing across 306 event. And…

  • Live Jamming at Mozart Music Studio

      Rolling drums and striking cymbals, the hazy smoke over the stage was making the band’s feet go numb. Tuning guitars, testing mics and rising Rock fever in audience is a typical Mozart Music World Scenario. 11th June, Saturday was…

  • Euro Cup 2016

      The football fever is on and after 4 years Union of European Football Association (UEFA) has organized the Euro cup 2016 at France. The men soccer tournament will commence on June 11 at 12:30 AM (ISD) and will close…

  • ‘Mohan no Masalo’ all set for Limca Book

    From Porbandar to South Africa Manoj Shah’s ‘Mohan No Masalo’ recalled Gandhiji’s formative crystallizing life experiences in a unique manner. The play is going Mumbai this week and will be performed in 3 different languages on a single day, which…

  • Kolkata’s Haunted Heritage Walk

        A first of its kind Heritage Walk conducted by Anthony Khatchaturian in Kolkata, where the walkers will be taken to the most haunted places of Kolkata and will be told haunted stories about those places. This heritage walk…

  • Gujarat Gaurav Divas to be a grand celebration at Chhota Udepur

    Gujarat, a multidimensional state that is flourishing since generations in terms of art, culture, sports, civic development, wildlife, agriculture, industry and countless other aspects. Gujarat is not only a region, but has now turned into a state of mind, where…

  • The Kumbh Diary : Shaahi Snaan (Holy Dip) of day one

    Photo Credit : Tanveer Farooqui The Simhastha Kumbh Mela, 2016 has commenced with Shahi Snaan (Holy Dip) at Ujjain. The holy gathering is this time expecting a mass of over 20-30 million devotees altogether. This dip is believed to be a…

  • Simhastha Kumbh : exclusive coverage on creativeyatra.com

    Kumbh, a word deeper than mythology. An occurrence mesmerizing since thousands of years, at 4 different places in India, which is decided on Astronomical, Astrological, Geographical and Mathematical reasons. Celebrated to achieve something above then the physical being. Here god is…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/01-.jpg His Pictures Tell Your Story : a Heart to Heart talk with photographer Vivek Desai

If photographers today wish to cover an age-old festival popular in a remote village, all they need to do is google for details. Date, place, time, schedule, it’s all listed on the well-designed website. Camera bag and lens in order,…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/IMG_2008.jpg 37th Saptak Annual Music Festival peaks during the weekend!

Day 7 ends with audience saying ‘Wah Ustad’ The seventh day of the music festival featured three concerts namely a violin recital by Vidushi Kala Ramanathan, Gundecha brothers presented drupad music and a Santoor recital by Shri. Rahul Sharma accompanied by…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/the-sleep-comes-like-a-drug-1000-x-555-px-psd.jpg Sleep Comes Like A Drug : Fab Fables #5

It was July. This time, the monsoon was heavy and the moisture-laden air had dampened everything. But for the streak of yellow light originating from the street lamp, the room was dark.   He got up again with his toe…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/astoma-sadgamaya2.jpg પ્રાર્થના / prayer (અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લઈ જા)

Prayer by Nahnalal અસત્યો માંહેથી પ્રભુ! પરમ સત્યે તું લ‍ઈ જા, ઊંડા અંધારેથી, પ્રભુ! પરમ તેજે તું લઈ જા; મહામૃત્યુમાંથી, અમૃત સમીપે નાથ લ‍ઈ જા. તું-હીણો હું છું તો, તુજ દરસનાં દાન દ‍ઈ જા. પિતા! પેલો આઘે, જગત વીંટાતો સાગર…