Weekend Planner

1. Dilli Haat Winter Carnival
Gear up for some unlimited fun at the winter carnival to be hosted in Dilli Haat. On sale will be local and designer collection of apparels, accessories, footwear etc. Along with shopping stalls will be food counters, serving street food favourites like chaat, gol gappe, noodles, momos and a lot more. The list of participating designers include the likes of Pankaj Gupta, Divya Yadav, and Akash.

When: 25th December to 28th December, 5:00 PM onwards
Where: Dilli Haat (Pitampura), TV Tower (Near Netaji Subhash Place Metro Station) Pitampura, New Delhi

2. Pretentious Night
FICCI Auditorium is hosting the ‘Pretentious Night’ with Kanan Gill and Biswa Kalyan Rath, two popular stand – up comedians. Kanan and Biswa have become household names with their famous series called ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’, where the only thing that makes sense is their nonsensical review. This will be 90 minutes of pure fun about the shenanigans of Indian cinema.
Ticket Price: Rs.750 – 1000

When: Friday Dec. 26th at 8:30 PM Onwards.
Where: FICCI Auditorium (Connaught Place), Federation House, Tansen Marg, (Near National Museum of History), Delhi.

3. National Street Food Festival
Street food has been an integral part of the Indian Food scene for a long time and is still being devoured by kids and adults alike across India. Organised by the National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI), this one of a kind festival brings the best of street foods from different parts of India. Fish from West Bengal , biryani from Hyderabad, Dilli aloo tikki with masala chai, and rotis with saag from Punjab, this festival has got it all.
Entry Fees – Rs.50
Food Coupons – Rs.50 and Rs.100

When: 25th – 28th December, 12 noon-10 pm
Where: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Gate No: 14
Address: Bhisma Pitamah Road, Lodhi Road, Delhi- 110003

4. Jugaad: Play written by Rajesh Tripathi
Manch AAP Sab Ka presents a Hindi comedy play, Jugaad. Ravi and Charkha are two friends looking for rental accommodation in Delhi, but since they are unmarried no one is willing to give them any place. So to get their desired house, both of them lie to the landlady that Ravi’s wife would join him after a few days. Suspicions arise, as, even after a month the wife does not arrive. But suddenly a wife does appear and what follows is a series of events which make you giggle and laugh till the very last scene of this play.

When: Friday 26th December, 7:00 Pm
Where: Shri Ram Centre (Connaught Place), Plot No. 4, Safdar Hashmi Marg, Mandi House (Opposite Himachal Bhawan), Delhi.

5. Nobody’s Art
The art show titled, Nobody’s Art India by Swedish artist, Reg Fallah is based on a newly published book of the same title by the photographer. The book is now being launched in India for the first time. Reg has travelled around India and photographed walls of various cities and villages and their minute details.
The images are a blend of expressionism and surrealism, and some of them make references to the classical periods, which portray India in a whole different way.

When: Saturday 22nd November to 15th January, 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Where: Wonderwall (Mehrauli), F – 208, Lado Sarai, (Near Qutab Minar Metro Station). Mehrauli, Delhi

6. Sound Reasons Festival 2014
Sounds Reasons Festival, an initiative by National Gallery of Modern Art, will showcase music composition and sound installation by Ish S, titled, Strikes in Time for Raqs Media Collective.
The work weaves together a disquisition on time in the form of a discreet annotation on the philosopher Jacques Ranciere’s, ‘The Nights of Labour’, together with renditions of the found text of a worker’s diary by the CyberMohalla Ensemble, a group of unorthodox proletarian urbanists that Raqs has been in dialogue with over a decade.
Along with it is an exhibition titled, Asamayavali: Untimely Calendar, showcasing paintings on various mediums.

When: Friday, Dec 19, 2014 till Sunday, Feb 08, 2015
Where: Wonderwall (Mehrauli), F – 208, Lado Sarai, (Near Qutab Minar Metro Station). Mehrauli, Delhi

7. Intimate Expressions
Intimate Expressions of The World At Large is an art show by Sarabjot Kaur Malik. Her artworks are a blend of architectural structures and nature. She uses parts of buildings like arches, gates, roof corners, balancing them with the flow and delicacy of trees and creepers that have caught her eye.
The unique characteristic of the landscapes is that they are situated in Amritsar, Nalagarh, Goa, Delhi and Neemrana, but not in the manner of tourist attractions. They are visual representation of moments in the life of these places from a very personal angle.

When: From Sunday, Dec 21 till Saturday, Dec 27, 2014
Where: Lalit Kala Academy, Connaught Place (Near Doordarshan Building)