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Ahmedabad's popular charity running event by Motif now enters in 17th year Ahmedabad's popular charity running event by Motif now enters in 17th year

A successful BPO of Ahmedabad, TTEC (earlier MOTIF INC) is known more for its philanthropic avatar, than its actual business identity. Since last 16 years the corporate entity has been promoting the value of ‘walk for your body & soul’ with the annual MOTIF Charity Walk. Know more about this iconic event and the details of its upcoming edition here.In 17 years the charitable initiative has generated more than Rs 6.52 crore for approximately 51 NGOs. The organisation has hosted nearly 68,000 walkers till now, and this time on March 3rd they will help contribute towards the education and healthcare by hosting the 17th edition of Motif Annual Charity Walk. Across the world, the city of Ahmedabad is considered to be the abode of smart businessmen, with great commerce qualities. And why shouldn’t it be, after all, it was celebrated as the “Manchester of the East” during the Indian industrial revolution. But, what usually goes unheard is the quality of Amdavadi people having open hearts and minds for philanthropic and human welfare activities; among the few good examples is Motif (now TTEC), who each year organises a charity walk to generate financia...

75 globally celebrated participants to show you their creations in Delhi’s India Art Fair 2019 75 globally celebrated participants to show you their creations in Delhi’s India Art Fair 2019

India’s largest art fair, India Art Fair 2019, reveals this year’s line-up, with artists like Ai Weiwei, Bharti Kher and Arpita Singh. The 4-day fair opens on January 31 and offers a window into the contemporary and modern arts of South Asia and beyond. Image Credit: Blouin Artinfo The capital city of India is all set to become a hub of visual arts starting January 31 as India’s largest art fair arrives in Delhi. The 11th India Art Fair brings with it 75 globally celebrated participants, some of whom will be presenting for the very first time in India. Artists, curators, gallerists and art enthusiasts have ritually flocked to this annual fair since more than a decade. With massive footfalls witnessed every year, India Art Fair is the largest such fair of contemporary and modern Indian art in the world. Previously, the fair has also hosted works by Pablo Picasso and brought diaspora artist Anish Kapoor’s sculptures for the first time to India. It’s no wonder that IAF is one of the most anticipated art fairs in the world. The highlight of this 4-day-long extravaganza, which culminates on February 3, will be the multi-dimensional nature of the contemporary and modern ar...

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Cramoisi Art's inaugural auction walk brings Picasso to Ahmedabad

  107 art works of 64 masters of Indian modern and contemporary art  alongwith one by the legendary Pablo Picasso the Auction Walk show to promote Cramoisi Art’s inaugural online auction is a treat for art appreciators and collectors alike. This includes works of MF Husain, SH Raza, FN Souza, Amrita Sher-Gill, Jeram Patel among others.  079 Stories w...

A tribute to illustrator Edward Gorey the annual Edwardian ball is now in its 19th year

The annual Edwardian Ball gives attendees a taste of the whimsical, odd, and vintage. This California arts festival, in its 19th year, continues with its legacy of fine art, fashion, and performances in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Image credit: SF Funcheap This February 9th, if you were to take a step into Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre you would be transported....

Exciting line up of diverse art exhibitions at 079 stories
Exciting line up of diverse art exhibitions at 079 stories

079 stories is living upto the massive expectations it generated; 3 solo shows lined up over next 3 months include UK based artist Nanda Khiara, award-winning artist Vipul Prajapati and sculptor Vyom Mehta.079 Stories, the newest addition to the arts scene o...

These dream-like paintings of Radha-Krishna by Nabibakhsh Mansoori will inspire awe in you

Veteran artist Nabibakhsh Mansoori paints vivid dream-scapes for his 26thsolo exhibition of oil paintings. Drop by at Hutheesing Visual Art Centre till January 24 to experience a surreal Vrindavan. LtoR: Vijay Patel, Nabibakhsh Mansoori and Moobin Mansoori Radha and Krishna relish their time under the shade of the kadamba tree (burflower-tree) while surreal scen...

Ahmedabad’s architects discuss the big questions for the future at ‘Death of Architecture’

This travelling exhibition designed by 13 Indian architects critiques contemporary architectural practice. Here is what Ahmedabad’s reputed architects, including BV Doshi, had to discuss about the future of the profession before the show travelled to Pondicherry.It’s always a profound experience when one leaves the bustling Ashram Road and enters t...


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