Get set for the fourth Serendipity Arts Festival in Goa in December. Check out the dates and details and start planning!
Planned to take place in Goa from December 15 to 22, 2019, the annual Serendipity Arts Festival’s organisers recently released the line up of curators for the fourth edition. As in the previous years, the weeklong multifaceted arts festival includes craft, music, theatre, dance, culinary arts, visual arts and photography exhibitions and performances open for all. Organised by Serendipity Arts Foundation, a not for profit initiative, the project partners supporting this mega-scale festival include Institut Français (India), Pro Helvetia, Neemrana Foundation and the British Council.
The curators list for 2019 has 14 well-known people from different fields of expertise for the seven sections. They include tabla soloist Aneesh Pradhan and Bollywood music score composer Sneha Khanwalkar for music and Bharatanatyam connoisseur Leela Samson and contemporary choreographer Mayuri Upadhyaya for dance. Veteran actor Atul Kumar and theatre personality Arundhati Nag will curate the theatre section while virtuoso chef Rahul Akerkar and food entrepreneur Prahlad Sukhtankar will mentor the culinary arts. Curator of Alkazi Foundation for the Arts Rahaab Allana and photojournalist Ravi Agarwal are selected for photography and culture historian Jyotindra Jain and esteemed artist Sudarshan Shetty will be curating the visual arts presentations. Pramod Kumar KG and Kristine Michael will curate the crafts.
According to The Hindu’s report, Sunil Kant Munjal, founder, SAF says “We are aiming at bringing back the magic of art into the mundane realities of life, by making the festival experiential, inclusive, accessible, experimental and educational. It is a peoples’ festival which has been working towards breaking the exclusivity and broaden the footprint of art and culture in the region.”
The 2018’s Serendipity Art Festival featured more than 90 creative projects. The gigs and performances transformed the 13 venues and the Goan city of Panaji into a lively cultural spot.
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