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Waste management workshop, gender talk, wildlife photo walk and a lot more to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should not miss.
1. Net Zero: A leap start to responsible waste management – Bengaluru
Whitefield Rising is organizing an event to spread the know-how of proper waste segregation and the various methods, tools, and resources available to start new implementations and improve existing processes to be more efficient.
The event will be in seminar format, where invited speakers with expertise in various aspects of waste segregation and handling, will share their knowledge and inspire the audience. They also plan to share the experiences of a few communities that already have an established waste management process.
Please register for the event here. Know more.
When: 19th April
Where: Alila Bengaluru, #100/6, HAL-Varthur Main Road, Whitefield, Bangalore
2. World Heritage Day celebrations – Bengaluru
INTACH Bengaluru, in collaboration with Archaeological Survey of India, is inviting you to celebrate World Heritage Day 2015 in the Bengaluru Fort.
- 5 pm: An joint exhibition by ASI and INTACH about World Heritage Sites in India, the Bengaluru Fort and Tipu’s Palace and about Halasuru. The exhibition will be inaugurated by Mr TV Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited.
- 5:30 pm: Hindustani violin concert by Padmabhushan Dr N Rajam, accompanied by Ravi Kiran Nakod on the tabla.
- 7:30 pm: Carnatic vocal by Shri TM Krishna, accompanied by HK Venkatram on the violin and Arun Prakash on the mrudanga.
When: 18th April
Where: Bangalore fort
3. Gender Talk: Big Hero, Size Zero – Chennai
This is an event to launch the book to bring together a cross-section of young people for a live and lively interaction on gender issues that concern them.
To set the tone, it will begin with a panel discussion between the authors Sowmya Rajendran and Anusha Hariharan, both involved with research on gender issues, and human rights lawyer Gulika Reddy, who started Schools of Equality, an organisation that works with schools to effect social change.
The floor will then be thrown open for questions, comments and debate. More information here.
When: 18th April
Where: Ashvita Bistro, 11, Bawa road, Alwarpet, Chennai.
4. Indigenous Creativity IV – Delhi
Art Of The Earth presents Indigenous Creativity IV an exhibition of folk and tribal arts of the country. The participating artists will use traditional painting techniques to create textures with patterns in the artwork. The aim of the show is to revive and popularise these traditional forms from India’s rich cultural past stemming from the ritualistic every day life and social practices prevailing in their surroundings. More information here.
When: 12th – 17th April
Where: Habitat World, Institutional Area, Foyer, Max Muller Marg, Lodhi Road, Delhi
5. Aravalli Biodiversity Park – DCP Weekend Photo Walk – Delhi
Its an attempt to make the city residents aware of the wilder side of the city better. These weekend photo walks act not only as an avenue for the budding wildlife photography enthusiasts to explore and refine their photography skills but also is an excellent medium for documentation of the biodiversity in and around the city life. Data collected during the photo walks by the DCPians are subjected to authentication by the experts and constitute a significant contribution to DCP Explorer’s expanding countrywide data base of biodiversity documentation, which can prove to be extremely helpful for the scientific community in the long run. Prior registrations will be required. More details here.
When: 19th April
Where: Aravalli Biodiversity Park, Poorvi Marg, New Delhi
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