NAVRAS NAVRATRI 2019
TIMINGS: 5:00 PM TO 10:00 PM
Everyone is part of the complete event by way of dancing at all times. (NOT a sit down Performance Based Festival: Everyone joins)
5:00PM - 6:00PM ****SHUBHARAMBH****
Ganesh Vandana: Seek Blessings
6:30 PM****SHAKTI ****
DURGA AVAHAN: INVOCATION
7:30 PM****MANGAL AARTI with GARBA****:
Hold the Diya in your hands and infuse the Sattva element by dancing in a circle in the very beautiful Durga Mandap.
Join in to the rhythm of Garba around the Traditional Garbha :The women dance round an earthenware pot ghata which has little holes all over its body, with a small oil lamp placed in it which sends soft rays of the flame through the little holes. This light represents the Supreme Female Energy (Shakti) and is a symbol of fertility.
8:30 PM TO 9:00 PM
Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of Rajasthan . It was Bhil tribe who performed it to worship Goddess Sarasvati which was later embraced by other Rajasthani communities. The dance is chiefly performed by veiled women who wear flowing dresses called ghaghara.
****BHAVAI **** Dedicated to Ma Ambaa: Bhavai is a genre of folk dance popular in Rajasthan state in western India. The male or female performers balance a number of earthen pots or brass pitchers as they dance nimbly, pirouetting and then swaying with the soles of their feet perched on the top of a glass, on the edge of the sword or on the rim of a brass thali (plate) during the performance.
9:00 PM TO 10:00 PM: Classic Hindi Film numbers dedicated to keep the spirit of Divine Shakti alive in all human beings.
NO RAUNCHY NUMBERS PLEASE.
****STRICTLY NO ALCOHOL****NO SMOKING****NO NON-VEGETARIAN FOOD****NO AERATED DRINKS****NO INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR****
*****WE CLOSE AT 10:00 PM SHARP*****
2. Dandiya and Garba Festival Celebrating Nine Days of Navratri: During Navratri, the maraktattva of Shri Durgadevi gets activated in phases. Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh are the three main phases of God.
Please be ready for Traditional Flavour of Navratri Festival.
The significance of Navratri is offering devotion to Goddess Durga, who is believed to exist in many forms.
All attendees dance and enjoy keeping the sacred and spiritual element alive at all times.Professional dancers will enthuse more energy and grace and help synergise.Navratri not only symbolises the victory of good over evil (Goddess Durga's victory over Mahishasur) but also celebrates the spirit of Indian culture in its togetherness.
3. TRADITIONAL FOOD on SALE
TRADITIONAL INDIAN CUISINE: NO AERATED DRINKS: ARTIFICIAL FLAVOURS OR PACKAGED FOOD ITEMS:
ECO-FRIENDLY AND BIO-DEGRADABLE CROCKERY
****Buy your own food at nominal prices.
****Traditionally prepared and hygienically presented.
****Celebrity *****Chef Vaibhav Bhargava****: Curating Exotic and Interesting Finger Foods
****Enjoy the flavour of our traditional cuisine.
CHEF RAHUL ARORA
*Khoba Roti with Gatta Curry and Ker Sangri Achar
*Kachcha Kela Kabab
HOMECHEF PAVANDEEP KAUR
*Moong Dal Bhalla Papri
* Millet Chat
*Samak Chawal Kheer
*Nimbu Shikanji sweetened with Boora Shakkar/Mishri
*Healthy Bakery Delicacies BY ANU AGARWAL and much more.
4. GREEN BAZAR:
Best Green Entrepreneurs to help you select meaningful Gifts for Family and Friends.
'The Joy of GIVING'
*Authentic and pure Spices
*Divine Artwork on Lamps
*Unbelievable Paper Craft
*Millet For Health
*Handicraft by supporters of Refugee Groups
*IndyaGenius: Reviving the Tradition called India: With a range of Handmade Products.
And many more...
5. CRAFTS MUSEUM DELHI
Somewhere in the middle of all the malls, events and yet another place to eat, we tend to forget the essence and rich history of our capital city. Lucky for us, some spaces have dedicated themselves to reminding us.
The National Handicrafts and Handlooms Museum commonly known as National Crafts Museum in New Delhi is one of the largest crafts museums in India. It is run by the Ministry of Textiles, Government of India. The museum is situated on the corner of the Pragati Maidan, facing the Purana Qila complex.
Located in: Pragati Maidan
Address: Pragati Maidan Bhairon Marg, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Modeled as a traditional Indian village, the museum aims to preserve, display and promote Indian crafts and weaves. Also called Crafts Museum, it houses over 35,000 rare pieces, showcasing traditional Indian paintings, embroidery, textiles, and crafts, including the 300-year-old Bhoota collection from Karnataka, rare Kashmiri Dushalas, rare brocade and Baluchari saris, and Kutch embroidery.
PLEASE RESPECT THE SANCTITY OF THE NATIONAL HANDICRAFTS MUSEUM
NO MISUSE AND TOUCHING OF THE ARTWORKS AND HERITAGE PROPERTY
YOU WILL BE FINED HEAVILY
PICTURES TO BE CLICKED IN THE EVENT AREA ALONE****STRICTLY NO ALCOHOL****NO SMOKING****NO NON-VEGETARIAN FOOD****NO AERATED DRINKS****NO INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR****
WE CLOSE AT 10:00 PM SHARP