Calender of Events ( 19-25 November, 2019 )

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  • Music
    MUSIC - SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan 2019. A Hindustani classical vocal concert by Piu Mukherjee with Durjay Bhaumik (Tabla) & Paromita Mukherjee (Harmonium). Followed by a Sitar duet performance featuring Rais Khan & Hafiz Bale Khan with Rafiuddin Sabri on Tabla. Collab. Sopori Academy of Music and Performing Arts

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Architecture & Society Series. Ek-Kadam- Aagey that works primarily on environmental issues and cleanliness led by Sandhya together with Lagan and Fanthome had started a citizens cleanliness drive in Mehrauli. Battling mindsets to convince the local authorities and residents alike, the drive has changed a rubbish dump into a well-used public park. The speakers share their experiences and learnings. Chair: MN Ashish Ganju, architect & teacher. Collab. Greha Delhi

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Talk
    TALK - Habitainment Quiz 2019 presented by India Habitat Centre & National Housing Bank. Theme: Frontier Technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth. For registration & details, please email: priyanka@indiahabitat.org.

    Venue : Amphitheatre

    01:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan 2019 - Day 2. A Sarod concert by Debasmita Bhattacharya with Mithilesh Jha on Tabla. Followed by a Hindustani classical vocal concert by Ruchira Panda with Akhtar Hassan (Tabla) & Paromita Mukherjee (Harmonium). Collab. Sopori Academy of Music and Performing Arts

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Theater
    THEATRE - Playwright of the Month. Dramatized Readings from the works of influential Indian Playwright, Vijay Tendulkar. An evening curated by theatre practitioners Sohaila Kapur, Neeraj Yadav & Charu Shankar.

    Venue : Basement Theatre

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Conversations with India's Margins: Women Home-Based Workers in Delhi. Outside of the popular and State's understanding of formal workspace, women home-based workers face layered vulnerabilities. Harsh Mander in conversation with four women home-based workers from Janwaadi Mahila Samiti. Collab. NewsClick

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Overcoming Afflictive Emotions and Attachment to Fleeting Pleasures by Ven. Geshe Lhakdor. An Initiative by the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Kamadhenu (The Holy Cow) - A solo exhibition by Rohit Sharma.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    20th November - 23rd November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Film
    Film Club Screening - Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (Hindi with Eng subtitles/1992/130 mins). Dir. Shyam Benegal. Manek Mullah, a storyteller, talks about three women he met at different stages of his life. Followed by a discussion steered by Shubhra Gupta, film critic, Indian Express. Open to Habitat Film Club members’ only. Collab. The Indian Express Film Club

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - A Discourse on "Overcoming Afflictive Emotions and Attachment to Fleeting Pleasures" by Ven. Geshe Lhakdor based on Aryadeva’s 400 Verses. An Initiative of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Kamadhenu (The Holy Cow) - A solo exhibition by Rohit Sharma.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    20th November - 23rd November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
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    FILM & TALK - Habitat Film Appreciation Forum presents a 35mm screening of ELECTRIC MOON (Eng/1992/102 mins) directed by Pradip Krishen and screenplay by Arundhati Roy. Set in an expensive tourist lodge in the forests of central India, the film is a satirical parody on Westerners visiting India, in search for their stereotypical notions of the country. The screening will be followed by an interaction with Pradip Krishen.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Family Values & Social harmony. Speaker: Ashok Pradhan, Director, Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan, Delhi and formerly Secretary to the Govt. of India. Chair: Sanjay Hegde, Senior advocate Supreme Court, TV and newspaper columnist. Collab. Institute for Improved India

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - A Discourse on "Overcoming Afflictive Emotions and Attachment to Fleeting Pleasures" by Ven. Geshe Lhakdor based on Aryadeva’s 400 Verses. An Initiative of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Craft Béton Outdoor Collection - A culmination of the romance between eight internationally acclaimed designers and the world’s most consumed material, cement. Curated by Somesh Singh & Iti Tyagi.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    22nd November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Kamadhenu (The Holy Cow) - A solo exhibition by Rohit Sharma.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    20th November - 23rd November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Music
    MUSIC - An evening concert by young Polish pianist, Anna Lipiak. Anna has claimed top prizes at 20 international piano competitions. She is a Chopin specialist and will perform an all-Chopin recital.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Theater
    THEATRE - A performance in the round of Medea by Euripides presented by Pandies' Theatre. Directed by Anuradha Marwah.

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - A Discourse on "Overcoming Afflictive Emotions and Attachment to Fleeting Pleasures" by Ven. Geshe Lhakdor based on Aryadeva’s 400 Verses. An Initiative of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Form Less - A solo painting exhibition by Nalini Misra Tyabji.

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    23rd November - 27th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Craft Béton Outdoor Collection - A culmination of the romance between eight internationally acclaimed designers and the world’s most consumed material, cement. Curated by Somesh Singh & Iti Tyagi.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    22nd November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Kamadhenu (The Holy Cow) - A solo exhibition by Rohit Sharma.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    20th November - 23rd November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Theater
    THEATRE - A Fistful of Rupees (Eng/100 mins). Dir. Shiv Tandan. Prod. Pikchar Productions. What does it mean to truly "arrive" in a big city? Raghav moves to Mumbai from Singapore without much of a plan, and throws himself headlong into the ruckus. The sheer absurdity of Mumbai hits him hard, as he navigates despair and opportunity with equal earnestness. Tickets at Rs.200, 350 & 500 available on bookmyshow.com & at the Programmes Desk, Habitat World, IHC. An Old World Culture Presentation.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Music
    MUSIC - 9th SMARAN - A concert series featuring Young Indian Classical Musicians & Dancers. Carnatic Classical Guitar recital by Abhay Nayampally, disciple of Mandolin maestro, U. Srinivasan. Followed by a Hindustani Vocal recital by Pratik Narsimha, disciple of Pt. L.K. Pandit and Pt. Ramchandra Bhagwat. Collab. Swarit Foundation

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - A Discourse on "Overcoming Afflictive Emotions and Attachment to Fleeting Pleasures" by Ven. Geshe Lhakdor based on Aryadeva’s 400 Verses. An Initiative of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility of H.H. the Dalai Lama.

    Venue : Casuarina

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Form Less - A solo painting exhibition by Nalini Misra Tyabji.

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    23rd November - 27th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Craft Béton Outdoor Collection - A culmination of the romance between eight internationally acclaimed designers and the world’s most consumed material, cement. Curated by Somesh Singh & Iti Tyagi.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    22nd November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Force - A solo painting exhibition by Sanjay Chakraborty.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    24th November - 27th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Talk
    TALK - Courage to Begin: Gandhi, Philosophy, Politics. Panellists: Divya Dwivedi & Shaj Mohan, Philosophers and authors of "Gandhi and Philosophy: On Theological Anti-Politics" (Bloomsbury, 2019), Alok Rai, literary & political commentator, and Hartosh Singh Bal, Political Editor Caravan Magazine.

    Venue : Gulmohar

    07:00 pm
  • Dance
    DANCE - Sarvaga, the all-pervading, omnipresent! A classical dance experience in Bharatnatyam style that aims to make one feel the presence of the Almighty everywhere around us. Performed by Bianca Radhakrishna, disciple of Guru Radha Sridhar.

    Venue : The Stein Auditorium

    07:00 pm
  • Talk
    TALK - Series on Positive Psychology. Exploring Drama in the context of Therapy and its Benefits. Speakers: Kritija Saxena & Venika Singhal, Consultants Expressive Therapies, Vimhans and Anshuma Kshetrapal, psychotherapist. Collab. VIMHANS

    Venue : Amaltas

    07:00 pm
  • Exhibition
    Form Less - A solo painting exhibition by Nalini Misra Tyabji.

    Venue : Visual Arts Gallery

    23rd November - 27th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Craft Béton Outdoor Collection - A culmination of the romance between eight internationally acclaimed designers and the world’s most consumed material, cement. Curated by Somesh Singh & Iti Tyagi.

    Venue : Open Palm Court Gallery

    22nd November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Force - A solo painting exhibition by Sanjay Chakraborty.

    Venue : Convention Centre Foyer

    24th November - 27th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    Old Delhi - An exhibition of Charcoal works by Yuvraj Patil.

    Venue : Delhi ‘o’ Delhi

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    My Favorite Festival 2019 - An exhibition of 250 Selected Artworks from the 8th All India Children Art Contest conducted by the Shanker Art Foundation.

    Venue : IHC Lobbies 4a, 4b, 5a & 6a

    01st November - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition

    Ras se bana Banaras - The city experience festival काशी की महिमा Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario

    • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc
    • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
    • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha
    • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai
    • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras
    • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local


    Venue : Jor Bagh Metro Station

    01st September - 30th November, 2019
  • Exhibition
    This exhibition by the 1947 Partition - Archive explores first-hand accounts with women who witnessed the partition. Those who refused to leave their homes even months after the partition and those who had to leave at just a moment’s notice. Through their stories, through the very nature of the archives, we learn about the circumstances that resulted in their migration.

    Venue : IHC Art In Metro At Mandi House Metro Station

    01st November - 30th November, 2019