Delhi has a lively arts scene with festivals all year round complementing permenant cultural hubslike the Indian Habitat Centre and the India Intenational Centre. Indian Habitat Centre Every night of the week there’s something going on at the Indian Habitat Centre. Music, song, dance, displays and discussion, it’s all there. At festival time the…
Finding out what’s happening when and where isn’t always easy, but every State has a tourism department that has information about what’s wonderful in its state and why tourist should plan a trip. Here’s the complete list.
From Bollywood blockbusters through to the best of international cinema, Dilliwalahs are spoilt for choice when it comes to movie halls, expansive film festivals and eclectic film clubs.
India can be a culture shock when you first arrive. If you looking to connect with other expatriates for advice, friendship and some fun, these groups and networks could be just what you want.
Nagaur Cattle Fair is famed for bulls and cows, but the camels that come to the fair also cause a stir. The artwork that’s crafted onto their hairy bodies puts what’s on show at the famous Pushkar Camel fair in the shade.
Amazing festivals, fairs and carnivals taking place across India this February. Pack a bag, start travelling and get ready to experience incredible India.
“There are some parts of the world that, once visited, get into your heart and won’t go. For me, India is such a place. When I first visited, I was stunned by the richness of the land, by its lush beauty and exotic architecture……
There’s a massive event taking place on the 26th as India celebrates Republic Day and there’s so much more happening in the city over the next few weeks. Come and take a look.
The Woodpecker International Film Festival is returning to Siri Fort Auditorium for its fourth edition. Showcasing the best of issues based cinema, the Woodpecker will take you to parts of the world you didn’t know existed and introduce you to inspiring people along the way.
Fab India has opened a five storey experience centre in the capital, there’s an Old Delhi Food Festival at the India Islamic Centre, the World Press Photo Awards come to the capital and there’s a whole host of other stuff on as we say farewell to spring. Get stuck in.
With so many foreign missions in the capital there’s no shortage of choice when it comes to hoovering up the art and culture of other countries. Here’s seven international culture centres that you should check out. Alliance De Française The Indo-French Cultural Centre specialises in French language teaching, and organizing and curating cultural events in…
Get outside and explore the city with a wonderful walk, tour or talk, take in a food festival, watch some films, explore 22 world cities in one place, jazz things up with some music or sit back and sip some whisky. Here’s some stuff that happening in the city over the next seven days or…
There’s a tango festival, a book launch about the lives of women taxi drivers in Delhi, a celebration of the capital with Words in the Garden and a whole lot more happening over the next seven days or so. Come inside and take a look.
There’s not a minute to spare when there’s so much going in the city at spring time. Dive inside this week’s edition of Delhi Diary and decide where you going to go to have some fun in the sun. No need for an intro this week, let’s get straight into it…… Mughal Gardens are open…
There’s a massive mela at Surajkund, India’s first gaming show, the 15th Inshara International Puppet Festival, the India Art Fair, Delhi Cocktail week, walks in the countryside and a whole host of other stuff happening over the next 7 days or so. See what else is on inside this week’s edition of About Town
The mela of all melas is coming to Surajkund for a fortnight in early February. With around 1,000 stalls, daily cultural performances and cuisines from across the sub-continent, the specially designed mela ground is ready to welcome shoppers for the 31st edition of this extraordinary fair.
Coconut Jaggery that fights pollution, service charges at restaurants that no longer need to be paid, cleaning products made from holy cow urine, the expanding Delhi Metro and the great wall of India are amongst the stories that caught our eye this week.
It’s cold out there, but there’s plenty to see and do during Delhi’s winter cold snap. Now is the time to get exploring and see the city in a very different light. Here’s some ways to help you do that over the next week.
Lohri is big. It’s bigger than Holi, the festival of colours, for many north Indians. With the sun at its furthest point from the earth, the Rabi (winter crop) harvested and the cold weather settling in, it’s time to celebrate nature’s bounty with loved ones and keep warm by the bonfire.
Wondering if you should go to Rajasthan over the next few months? You should. Not only is it an awesome place, there’s plenty of festivals coming up over the next few months to make it even better.
Get ready to eat! The National Association of Street Vendors of India food festival is on its way. It’s time to put on your coat, miss lunch and get yourself down to JLN Stadium.
Want to know what happened in the court of Shah Jahan in the 16th entury as his sons squabbled and fought for power? Well, you need to hear the story of Mubarak Ali, a trusted eunuch in Shahjahan’s court who travelled freely between the warring factions.
It’s a big month for Christians and Muslims with Christmas and Milad un-Nabi coming up. It’s also wedding season, so it’s time to get in party mood. To find out what else is going on around the city and country check out our rundown of festival fun right here.
India’s 29 states and seven union territories are about to descent on Pragati Maiden. If you like shopping you’re going to be spoilt for choice
There’s lots to think about when touching down in Delhi and India for the first time. Here’s ten tips for new arrivals in Namaste New Delhi’s little survival guide.
If I was told I had the choice of only one word to describe India, colourful might be the one I’d choose. Women, like the ladies in the photograph, wearing and washing brightly coloured saris at riverside ghats is a quintessentially Indian image. My life back in London town was black and white, but then…
“Delhi means everything to me. This city has given me everything and I love it.” Virat Kohli’s, India’s cricket captain, holds the national capital close to his heart. Not everyone though shares his passion. Tina Turner came here in 2004 and was taken aback. “Delhi came as a shock. There were so many people,…