20 November 2018

2nd Guru Surendra Nath Jena International Odissi Dance Festival.

2nd Guru Surendra Nath Jena International Odissi Dance Festival
“2nd Guru Surendra Nath Jena International Odissi Dance Festival” was presented on 16th & 17th November 2018 at Ravindra Manch Auditorium, Jaipur. 

The two days festival presented many moods and colors of Odissi Dance and it was really wonderful. I am not exposed to Odissi Dance much but loved the entire event, it looked perfect to me. The 1st edition of “Guru Surendra Nath Jena International Festival” held at India Habitat Centre, Delhi on Dec 2016.

Below are few glimpses of the event held on 16th & 17th November 2018.

10 November 2018

T.M. Krishna – Jaipur

T.M. Krishna – Jaipur
10th Nov Jaipur - An evening of exquisite musical performance by T.M. Krishna (Carnatic music vocalist) with H.N. Bhaskar on violin and K. Arun Prakash on Mridangam. 

Concert of T.M. Krishna (Thodur Madabusi Krishna) organized by Spic Macay, as a part of  community outreach program “Music in the Park” at Central Park, Jaipur.

T.M. Krishna (Thodur Madabusi Krishna) is a Carnatic music vocalist, author, and speaker. Born in Chennai on 22 January 1976, his performing career began at the age of 12 with his debut concert at the Spirit of Youth series organized by the Music Academy, Chennai (India). He has since performed widely at various festivals and venues across the world.

06 November 2018

05 November 2018

Diwali Celebrations started.

Diwali Celebrations started.
Happy Deepawali to all, Shot from Yesterday Night get together with old Mafia members. . . . :)

31 October 2018

Moscow Musical Theater 'Reverse'.

Moscow Musical Theater 'Reverse'.

Even the word Brilliant is not Justifying the Stunning performance of Moscow Musical Theater 'Reverse' which I saw today Evening at Maharana Pratap Auditorium, Jaipur.

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and Department of State Support of the Art and Folk Creativity of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation signed a Protocol to organize the Cultural Days / Festivals in each other’s country.

In accordance with this Protocol, IRCC had hosted the visit of Moscow Music Theatre “Reverse” under the “Days of Russian Culture in India” today at Jaipur.

The unusual experimental production has been created by young Russian directors Andrey Koltsov and Irina Drozhzhina, with the participation of Debra Brown, famous Canadian choreographer and the Emmy Award winner. The audience was treated with a vibrant and dynamic theatrical performance with tricks, flying pylons and elements of circus choreography. This show blurred the boundaries between the dramatic and plastic theater and thrilled the viewers to core.

The experimental performance “Reverse” by the Moscow Music Theater is about the external and internal struggle of a human. It tells about its lowest and most beautiful manifestations, which appear only in extreme situations. It tells about conflicting qualities of human nature. It tells about the desire to transform and return to his former self. And, eventually, it tells about the main choice that every person has to make at least once in a lifetime.

Below are few glimpses from the iconic performance. 

29 October 2018

Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh.

Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh.

Met this lady Vimla Pareek at the Back Side Garden of Govind Dev ji Temple, Jaipur. Where she was Worshiping this Picture of Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh a Kachwaha ruler of Jaipur, ruled his dynasty from 1743 to 1750.

A Shot taken On our Sunday Morning Photowalk cum Photography Workshop on Street Photography. Next we are planning a Photowalk cum Photography Workshop on How to do Festive Light Photography. These Photowalks cum Workshops are Free if You also want to join us then whatsapp us your Name with message “Interested in Photowalks cum Workshops” on 9828030809 and We will share the details of next Photography Event with you. . .  Till then Happy Clicking. . . :)

24 October 2018

Viraat Bhajan Sandhya & Garba Night by Kinnar Samudaay.

Viraat Bhajan Sandhya & Garba Night by Kinnar Samudaay.
24th Oct  2018 - Viraat Bhajan Sandhya & Garba Night by Kinnar Samudaay had been organized at Abhinandan community center, Subhash nagar , Jaipur. The program was organized by Pushpa Maee Mahaamandaleshvar, Kinnar Akhaada, Jaipur. The main objective of the event was to promote the upcoming movie “Hansa Ek Sanyog” which has been made on the life and problems of transgender community.

The unit members of the movie “Hansa Ek Sanyog” were present at the venue to take blessings from Mahaamandaleshvar Pushpa Maee and to promote the movie. 
Pushpa Maee told that the goal of the movie is to develop positive attitude of the society toward the Transgender community. 

Mr. Suresh Sharma the Director and Producer of the movie said that Transgender community is part of society and they should get proper respect in the society. He said that this is a positive film which is showing the struggle of transgenders. He further told that he is sure that after watching this movie the perspective of people will surely change towards Transgender community.

Veena Sendre India’s first ‘Miss Trans Queen’ was also the part of movie and present at venue. She was also telling about that she feels that this movie will surely bring change in the perspective of society.

23 October 2018

Diwali ki Safai.

Diwali ki Safai.

A mobile shot taken today while I was enjoying our annual “Diwali Safai Festival”. 

Basically “Diwali or Deepawali ki Safai” is an annual Hindu festival which is celebrated every year few days before the Deepawali. 

In this festival basically all the Hindus have to complete two tasks. 
First - thoroughly clean their homes and work places. 
Second - have to discard all the unwanted and useless things. 

I should say one more thing here that Diwali ki Safai is basically a Hindu Festival but in my lifetime I had seen Muslim and other religion families also celebrating this festival with same enthusiasm. This religion hatred and tension is the gift of Politicians for their own benefits. Otherwise we Indians are very happy go lucky people, who don’t care about which religion has to celebrate which festival, as long as it is a festival most of us celebrate anything and everything.

But being a Indian Hindu from last 39 years and celebrating this Diwali ki Safai Festival every year, I had never - ever came across a single family or a person who had completed the second task successfully. Every year in my own home we come across many unwanted and useless things which we know we had not used from years and most probably are not going to use in future also but . . .  We don’t discard it every year those things might change the place but we don’t discard them. . . “Jane Kab Jarurat Pad Jaye” (don’t know when we would need them). 

For example - below you will see a picture of a Dirty Skateboard which is more than 30 years old, my parents got it for me when I was kid. I had hardly used it nor do I have any plans to use it in future also, all the bearings of its tires got rusted and are not usable. In last 30 years the whole design and materials by which skateboards are made have been changed. In these 30 years we had changed 2 homes but still . . . Jane Kab Jarurat Pad Jaye. . .