Bangalore Literature Festival, a fundraising event, a tribute to Gandhi and much more that you could attend this week. Here is the list of five events you must not miss this week!
1. Be The Change
Witness the power of young superheroes at the Be The Change Celebration 2014. Participants from all across India and over 20 countries will come together to share their stories of change and how they created change!
Be a part of inspiring workshops from some of the greatest minds in education- Shaheen Mistry, Anil Gupta, Kiran Sethi and a stellar line-up of artists, educationists, visionaries and change makers!
2 days where children from around the world will inspire,
2 days where the boldest minds will shift our thinking,
2 days of innovation, collaboration and celebration!
For details on workshops and participation please visit btc.dfcworld.com
To register, visit bit.ly/registerbtc2014
Be a part of the only global movement that celebrates the power of children all over the world saying, ‘I can’.
When: Sat Sep 27 2014 at 10:00 am to Sun Sep 28 2014 at 05:00 pm
Where: Entrepreneurship Development Institute Of India, Ahmedabad
2. Mastek Cause-A-Thon 2014
It is an annual marathon organized by Mastek Foundation. It is a charity event. Cause-a-thon supports various nonprofits every year. Free a child from malnourishment and hunger. Join in Cause-a-thon and support The Akshay Patra Foundation to break the cycle of Poverty.
When: Sun Sep 28 2014 at 07:00 am to Sun Sep 28 2014 at 11:00 am
Where: Central Park, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai ,Maharashtra, Central Park, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
3. Tribute To Gandhi
Paying tribute to Gandhi, an interaction session will be held discussing about Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, and his idea of India. To be moderated by B G Verghese, panelists Dr. Sudarshan Iyengar, Pavan Varma, Niyaz Laiq and Sanchaita Gajapati will be discussing about books on Gandhi and topics like non-violence, Satyagraha, non cooperative movement, his influences and relationship with Africa. The talk will be followed by bhajan recital by Radhika Chopra.
When: Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014
Where: India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Colony Delhi
4. Bangalore Literature Festival
The Bangalore Literature Festival, a fêtes for readers and writer is back. A platform that brings the bookworms and bibliophiles to meet their favourite national and international writers.
There will be book launches, workshops, panel discussions, performances, interactions and much more for everyone.
This year the festival is dedicated to Jnanpith awardee Professor UR Ananthamurthy. Several eminent writers have planned a tribute planned by several writers.
Well-known names such as Girish Karnad, Arun Shourie, Gulzar,Leila Seth, Shobhaa De, Nayantara Sahgal, Chetan Bhagat, Natwar Singh along with 25 international participants.This year, the orgnisiers are also proving a platform for aspiring author through their initiative Lit-Mart, where in they are allowed to present a three-minute pitch of their manuscripts.
When: From Friday, Sep 26 till Sunday, Sep 28, 2014
Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel(Electronics City)
5. Heart for Art
Parikrma Humanity Foundation and Gallery G presents ‘Heart for Art’ a fund-raising initiative which showcases the Parikrma children’s art to the world. The exhibition brings together works by student artists from the four schools run by the Parikrma Foundation in Bangalore. The theme of this year’s show is “Colours” and the works of art include a mix of oils on canvas and water-colors on paper. For more details log on to http://parikrmafoundation.org.
When: Fri 26 Sep
Where: Gallery G, 38, Maini Sadan, 7th Cross, Lavelle Road, Bangalore 560001