Your Delhi Diary – Here’s what’s on this week

With wonderful weather on the way there’s loads of outdoor activities coming up in the capital. There’s food, drink, film and religious festivals galore, carnivals and fairs taking place across India, shopping melas, walks, discussion, debates and much more to do over the next seven days or so. Take a look inside and decide on what you are going to do.

Inspiring speakers at TEDxDelhi

A child marriage survivor who is changing lives for others in her village, a mother who travelled solo to end her depression and helps thousands of others do the same and a cancer survivor who has built a business worth US$70 million are amongst the speakers sharing their stories at TEDxDelhi 2016.

WOW presents Mamma Mia Again

Mamma Mia Again!, by well known director, producer and script-writer, Ritu R. Chandra is all set to pull in the crowds and raise valuable funds for Women on Wheels, an organisation that’s achieving amazing things with inspiring women.

Street art Delhi style

Take a stroll around Lodi Colony, South Delhi, and you’ll get to see some of Delhi’s latest works of street art created by internationally acclaimed street artists. The folks behind this creative explosion came from the St + Art India Foundation, a non-profit body that aims to make works of art accessible for everyone.  They’ve…

Art and Culture

  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…

Five fun August festivals

Are you ready?  I hope so.  A busy few months of festivals and celebrations is about to begin. This month there’s five dates to mark in the diary.   Namaste New Delhi’s guide will give you all the information you need to know about what’s happening, when, where and why. Here goes. Teej will be celebrated…