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Events to attend this week (26/09/15 – 02/10/15)

Himalayan photography exhibition, Krishi Mela, 100 thousand poets for change and much more to look forward to this week. Here are five events you should not miss.

Events to attend this week (26/09/15 – 02/10/15)

1. Krishi Mela – Dharwad


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University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad will organize four days Krishi Mela. 550 stalls displaying seeds, crops, agriculture implements and traditional foods would be set up in the fest. Young farmers who have showed extraordinary performance in farming will also be felicitated at the event.

When: 25th to 28th September
Where: University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, North Karnataka

2. Sensors Without Borders Unconference – Bengaluru

Sensing the Future: Using commodity sensors and systems to enhance health and conservation initiatives for Indian air and water quality management .

Sensors Without Borders (SWB), a community-focused environmental sensing initiative of KarmaCorps, is proud to be organising theirr first Sensor Unconference along with theirr partners; TernUp, Yostra, Workbench Projects and DataMeet. As emerging, passionate communities of practice, they invite all individuals,institutions and organizations invested in sensor-led initiatives. These multidisciplinary endeavours often combine environmental science, sensor networking, community informatics and data analytics. More details.

When: 26th September
Where: Workbench Projects, Under Halasuru Metro Station, Old Madras Road, Gupta Layout, Bengaluru

3. 100 Thousand Poets for Change – Bengaluru


Are you a Bangalore based poet who writes about peace, change, rights, and revolution?
Do you want to join other poets, musicians, and artists across the planet to promote peace and sustainability and to call for serious social, environmental and political change?
Do you believe that words have the power to change the world?
Then submit to Bangalore’s annual 100 Thousand Poets for Change to be held at Atta Galatta on September 26, 2015. More details.

When: 26th September
Where: Atta Galatta, #134, KHB Colony, 5th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru

4. Glitzz 2015 – Chennai


Rotaractors from 8 city colleges are conducting “Glitzz 2015”, to create awareness about Water Conservation. Over 2000 students will participate in various events like dance shows, mime’s and fashion shows etc with Water Conversation as the theme. Rotaractors from other colleges are also welcome to participate. The funds raised through this event will be used to set up water conservation facility in a Government School. For more details, contact: Mr. Nishanth, Chairman: 95978 70707 / Ms. Sneha Tukrel, Secretary, Glitzz 2015, 90033 81281. More details.

When: 27th September
Where: Ethiraj College Auditorium, Chennai

5. Hear Me, O Himalaya! – Delhi


A photographic homage to the world’s mightiest mountains. The show will close at 6.30 pm on Sunday 27 September 2015 with the launch of ‘Hear Me, O Himalaya!’, Vaibhav Kaul’s limited edition fundraising series for the Saheli Trust , a non-profit organisation working in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand to improve the lives of distressed, abused, abandoned, and vulnerable women, adolescents, and children. Fifty percent of any sale proceeds will go to the Saheli Trust. Any profit that still remains after all expenses have been paid will go to the artist’s own field research project on reducing disaster risk and supporting community adaptation to extremes in changing Himalayan environments. More details.

When: 24th-27th September
Where: The Convention Foyer, India Habitat Centre, Delhi

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