Saree ka Gunijan-Khana Events / The Saree Festival Mumbai

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SAREE KA GUNIJAN KHANA

The adda of the Saree Enthusiasts

 

Saree ka Gunijan Khana features multi-disciplinary events celebrating the Saree.

 

Fri 23 and Sat 24 September 2016 / 7 pm – 8.30 pm

Coomaraswamy Hall, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, 159-161 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai 400032

 

PROGRAMME

 

Thurs 22 Sept 2016

10 am – 1 pm

CURTAIN RAISER

The Saree Shopping Walk, Mumbai: Dadar and Matunga Saree findings

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The Saree Shopping Walk takes us on a magical journey of the Saree universe of India. Led by festival curator Himanshu Verma, the walk covers various little known Saree shops in Dadar and Matunga areas, uncovering precious traditional Sarees amidst neighbourhoods bursting with Maharashtrian and South-Indian cultures.

Meeting Point: Plaza Theatre, Dadar, 10 am

Contribution: INR 2,000 per person (includes brunch, transport)

By prior registration, Contact himanshu@redearthindia.com for details

Participants are requested to wear Sarees / dhotis to the walk.

 

Fri 23 Sept 2016 / 7 pm – 8.30 pm

Saree Styling Jam 

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A flirtatious glimpse at how to experiment with draping styles and accesorisation, and make Saree wearing more fun, dynamic, and personal.  Features talks, presentations and interactive modules on Saree styling by featured designers & stylists Ammisha Shah, Sonia Mehta and Swati Mukund.

Entry open to all. No prior registration required.

 

Sat 24 Sept 2016 / 7 pm – 8.30 pm

Love Saree: Poems, saree love and the city

A poetic panel celebrating the moods of the Saree and Mumbai

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Featuring multi-lingual readings by Anjali Purohit, Arundhati Subramanima, Barnali Ray Shukla, Neela Bhagwat & Smita Sahay.

Entry open to all. No prior registration required.