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Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

March 10, 2020
Veteran Parsi theater actor Yezdi Karajnia felicitated in Surat

Surat: Surat based veteran Parsi Gujarati theater actor Yazdi Karanjia was felicitated by Parsi community last evening in presence of top actor Boman Irani and City Mayor Jagdish Patel among others. Karanjia (83) is conferred Padma Shri honor this year. Speaking at a function, Boman Irani said, there are just 67,000 Parsis left in the world, but they give impression of million because people like Yazdibhai. I have a long way to go to be compared with what Yazdibhai has done for theatre. I hav...Read More

Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

March 06, 2020
Corona Virus: Faganotsav 2020 cancelled at Dakor

Dakor: The Government of Gujarat has decided not to hold Fagan Utsav 2020 at Dakor this year in view of Corona Virus spread related concerns. Darshan at temple, pad yatra etc will continue. DeshGujaratRead More

Chitra Bharati Short Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University

February 21, 2020

Ahmedabad: Chitra Bharati Film Festival kicks off at Gujarat University in presence of Film Maker Subhash Ghai, Lyricist, Screenwriter, Poet Prasoon Joshi, Screenwriter Dilip Shukla among others. Gujarat Chief Minister inaugurated the event. DeshGujaratRead More

Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

January 28, 2020
Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna to organize Chitra Bharti Film Festival in Ahmedabad during 21-22-23 February

Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Chitra Sadhna which was established in year 2016 today said it is going to organize the third Chitra Bharti Film Festival during 21-22-23 February in Ahmedabad. The film festival will show case short films, documentary films, fiction, short animated and campus films and after screening by experts more than Rs. 10 lakh cash prizes will be announced. A three-day master class will be attended by director Subhash Ghai, Director Dilip Shukla, Writer/Director Mihir Bhta, A...Read More

Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

January 08, 2020
Eight North-Eastern states to participate in Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat in April

New Delhi: The eight States of the Northern Eastern Region will participate in a big way during the Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat due to be held in the first week of April this year. The annual fair is held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district and the Mela this year will commence on 2nd April, a day after the Ram Navami festival. The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Spa...Read More

Pandit Jasraj felicitated at Saptak festival in Gujarat

January 02, 2020
Pandit Jasraj felicitated at Saptak festival in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: In pictures - Sangeet Martand Pandit Jasraj, a 1930 born veteran Indian classical vocalist facilitated in Amdavad, Gujarat during Saptak festival. DeshGujaratRead More

Renown singers to give performances at Kankaria Carnival 2019

December 21, 2019
Renown singers to give performances at Kankaria Carnival 2019

Ahmedabad: Kankaria Carnival 2019 will be held during 25-31 December. Among the artists who are going to perform during the week are Gita Rabari, Jigardan Gadhvi, Vishwanath Batunge, Payal Vaidya, Kirtidan Gadhvi, Osman Mir and Sairam Dave. Roack band, horse and dog show, laser beam show, drama performance, Disney characters, comedy show, cultural programmes, folk dances, tabla performance, mouth organ performance, pupet show, Bhavai and Yoga sessions are some of the highlights of the programmes...Read More

Tana Riri classical music mahotav at Vadnagar to be held this year on 6-7 November

November 02, 2019
Tana Riri classical music mahotav at Vadnagar to be held this year on 6-7 November

Vadnagar: Tana Riri mahotsav which is organized every year at North Gujarat town Vadnagar by the Government of Gujarat this year will take place during 6-7 November. Ashwini Bhinde Deshpande and Piyu Sarkhel will be presented Tana Riri award on the first day of mahotsav. Five awardee artists will present classical vocal on the first day. In addition to this, Anuradha Pondwal, Dr. Vachhrajani, Gargi Vora and Bhakti Joshi will also present classical vocal. Also on the first day, 100 tabla ...Read More

Teach kids to navigate social media, experts at ReDi Digital Dialogue

July 01, 2019
Teach kids to navigate social media, experts at ReDi Digital Dialogue

Ahmedabad: With social media becoming omnipresent, it is the responsibility of parents to make children aware of safe practices and to empower them to navigate the world of social media, experts said at the ReDi Digital Dialogue 2019, organized by ReDi to mark World Social Media Day on Sunday. Taking part in a panel discussion on “Parenting in the digital age”, Anupama Singh, Educationist & Principal, Jamnabai Narsee School, GIFT City, said, “Parenting in the 21st century is a daunting...Read More

ReDi to mark Social Media Day with Digital Dialogue

June 27, 2019
ReDi to mark Social Media Day with Digital Dialogue

Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad-based ReDi (Responsibly Digital) will organize the ReDi Digital Dialogue 2019 on June 30 to mark World Social Media Day. The Dialogue is being held for the seventh consecutive year. The Dialogue, being organized in partnership with UNICEF, and supported by Centre for Communication of Child Rights(CCCR), an initiative of SLS-PDPU, will see participation of educators, social media influencers, experts, policymakers, among others, and will comprise sessions and panel discus...Read More

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