Save Sankey campaign, North East Festival, sustainable housing and much more to look forward to this week. here are five events you should not miss.
1. I am Feeding India – Across India
You can be part of this revolution starting today! Here’s How-
1. Anyone and everyone can join the movement
2. Donate a meal to any needy person around you
3. Share your story with the world by uploading a picture with the hashtags #IamFeedingIndia and motivate many others to do it.
Also, on 16th October, the whole world will be celebrating World Food Day. Feeding India will organize multiple events across 20+ cities to feed the deprived and underprivileged. They will posting those photographs on their Facebook page, to encourage others to donate. More details.
When: 16th October
Where: All parts of the country
2. Heritage Walk: Tracing Dilli ki Tehzeeb – Delhi
The word ‘tehzeeb’ refers to not just a cultural practice but encompasses an entire way of living in itself.Tehzeeb concretised over great many years, and it continued to evolve as differing customs and practices fused together through interaction of people from different regions.
While walking in the lanes of Chawri Bazaar, Ballimaran and Gali Qasim Jaan, Delhi Karavan Founder Asif Khan Dehlvi will take you down the memory lane to trace Dilli ki Tehzeeb through stories in Zabaan-e-Dilli (Urdu & Hindi) about:
- The mujra culture and courtesans of the 19th century
- Dilli ke Baanke
- Poets like Ghalib and Daagh Dehlvi
- Delhi during the Mutiny of 1857
The The e-Heritage Project: Digitally Enhancing India’s Heritage is an initiative of Digital Empowerment Foundation and UNESCO India. Contact – +91 9643381406 / +91 9717121310. More details.
When: 18th October
Where: Chawri Bazaar Metro Station Gate No. 3, Delhi
3. Exhibition on Social Housing: Think Global, Build Social – Bengaluru
Celebrate the appropriate contemporary movement away from “starchitecture” towards sustainable solutions for social housing. Two committed and creative Bangalore architects, Chitra Vishwanath and Neelam Manjunath, who have done pioneering work with innovative building materials like mud and bamboo will deliver the keynote addresses at the Inauguration. More details.
When: 17th October
Where: InCITE Gallery, 1# 422, 1st Floor, 9th Main, Banashankari II, Stage 7
4. North-East Festival – Delhi
India’s North East, comprising 8 states of Assam, Arunachal, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim have enormous potential and tourism propositions. Due to various issues including connectivity issue, the region haven’t progressed to the desired level. However, of late plenty of importance is given from the Government and other agencies to promote the region.
North East Festival – Connecting People, celebrating life is an attempt to create awareness about North East India and to promote tourism. Last two years, North East Festival organised in IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi attracted lakhs of people and was extensively covered in national media. North East Festival 2015 is being organised in October. It will have various events with an aim to build bridges amongst students of North East with rest of country. More details.
When: 16th – 18th October
Where: Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 1, Central Vista (CV) Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
5. Save Sankey Tank – Bengaluru
Members of various citizens organisations, environmental groups and the Indian Institute of Science, have joined hands to save Sankey Tank. A protest will be held on October 17 at Sankey Tank where signatures will be collected to rescue 7.2 acres of Sankey Tank catchment area from a leading real estate developer, which is said to be coming up with a residential project. A memorandum will then be submitted to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. More details.
When: 17th October
Where: Sankey Tank, Bengaluru