There’s a never ending supply of festivals and celebrations in Delhi, so stripping this list down to just a dozen wasn’t easy. Here goes, these are the best of the best.
Here’s run-down of a dozen or so events happening in and around Delhi over the next week or so. There’s a French Mela, a poetry festival, a film festival and the chance to eat some super food at Grub Fest. Find out more about what’s going on inside.
Wondering what to do in the merry month of March? Then these fifteen ideas might give you some inspiration.
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…
Had a bad day? Then why not pay to smash stuff up to calm yourself down? India’s first Break Room has opened up in Gurugram and promises you a smashing time.
Namaste New Delhi blogs about events and activities on a weekly basis, but make sure you check out these other sites to find out what’s happening in the city.
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.
Cricket is India first love, Kabbaddi comes a close second, but Delhi also boosts a football and hockey league that attract players from around the world. The game of kings, Polo, is also played in the capital.
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…
Lady Driver brings together the complex and unique stories, struggles and setbacks of 12 women drivers trained by the Azad Foundation to be taxi drivers in Delhi.
Over 100 Indian and international vintage cars and motorcycles are coming to Delhi for a massive vintage car rally this February
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.
Amazing festivals, fairs and carnivals taking place across India this February. Pack a bag, start travelling and get ready to experience incredible India.
In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2017, there’s a wide range of events taking place exploring women’s empowerment. Here’s a rundown of what we’ve found.
With the crisp winter weather coming to a close it’s time to get out and explore the wonders of Delhi’s countryside in spring. The Conservation Education Centre, located in the Asola Wildlife Sanctuary, offers up ten excellent ways to enjoy Delhi’s natural environment this February.
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
Air pollution is a big issue, but the big question is what can be done to change the situation and how can we all help? That’s the topic on the table at a round table discussion at the India International Centre this week. Why not go along and add your voice to the debate?
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.
Into art and design? Then you’ll want to know about these 3 art and design events taking place in the capital.
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.
Keep to your exercise regime in January, so you can reward yourself at these four food festivals in February. Yum. Lets eat.
It’s time to gather around the Lohri Bonfire, pick up a good book from the Delhi Book Fair, entertain the kids at the World Children Expo and learn about out how to grow seasonal veg at the Edible Farm. After that kick back at the Teapot Festival, drink some tea and have a chat.
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.
India’s biggest kids festival is coming to town in time for the kids to have a pre Christmas treat. Now in its tenth year we’re promised workshops, performances, games and goodies that will be great for kids both big and small.
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.
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.
With Christmas around the corner it’s time to shop for decorations, get some gifts in and feast on festive foodstuffs from around the world. So get in the Christmas spirit and get yourself down to these events over the next few weeks.
The 5th Delhi International film festival will see the best of world cinema descend on the Indian capital for a whole week in December. Now, how fabulous is that?
DIQTFF what? Run that by me one more time. Oh, it’s the Delhi International Queer Theatre and Film Festival. Okay, let’s check it out.
Head down to GB Road, Delhi’s red light district, and you’ll come across an awesome NGO that’s lightening up the lives and igniting the minds of some of capital’s most vulnerable children. And get this, the creative kids at this NGO are about to host their very own art exhibition. Now, how cool is that?
Are you ready? You better be. Festival season is about to hit hard and fast. Here’s a run down of what’s on, when and where so you don’t miss out.
If you’re in the market for camel (or some cattle or horses for that matter) then get yourself to Pushkar in November. This small village in the Rajasthan desert comes to life during the annual Pushkar Camal Fair. Its offers everything you would expect from India and a whole lot more.
Taking place for five days and nights at the mighty 500 year old Mehrangarh Fort overlooking the beautiful blue city, the Jodphur RIFF Folk Festival has established itself on the international calendar as a music festival of some repute.
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.
If you’ve ever walked around Old Delhi and wondered what life is like for many thousands of Dilliwalahs living in and around its lanes and gulis, then Shaunak Sen’s award winning documentary, Cities of Sleep, is a film that you have to make the time to go and see. Fortunately for you, it’s on the…
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…
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…
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…