Category Articles: Events

Over 110 artists play Bhungal at Tana Riri Mahotsav in Vadnagar

November 13, 2021
Over 110 artists play Bhungal at Tana Riri Mahotsav in Vadnagar

Vadnagar: Over 110 artists made a world record by playing the traditional musical instrument Bhungal simultaneously for 5 minutes on the first day of 2-day Tana-Riri Mahotsav, yesterday on 12th November at Vadnagar. The artists of Turi-barot and nayak community played Bhungal for 5 minutes in the afternoon and gave tribute to Shiv-Shakti. They performed Tihai in Graj Swar by Bhungal along with the taal of Tabla, Hinch and Padhru. Baldevbhai Nayak, Mugatram and coordinator Dahyabhai Nayak did...Read More

Tana Riri award for Kavita Krishnamurthy and Dr Viraj Amar Bhatt

November 12, 2021
Tana Riri award for Kavita Krishnamurthy and Dr Viraj Amar Bhatt

Gandhinagar: Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel will award the state government’s Tana-Riri award for the year 2021-22 to Padma Shri awardee Kavita Krishnamurthy and Dr Viraj Amar Bhatt. The state government’s Tana-Riri Sangit Sanman Award will be given at a 2-day Tana-Riri Mahotsav to be organised at Tana-Riri garden on 12th and 13th November from 7 pm onwards in Vadnagar. Each of the both winners will be honoured with a check of Rs 2.50 lakh , shawl and a citation. Gujarat CM Bhupendra Pat...Read More

Gujarat Science City to organize a Science Magic Show

October 29, 2021
Gujarat Science City to organize a Science Magic Show

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Science City in a note said it has organised a Science Magic Show in its Amphitheatre from 30th October 2021 to 3rd November 2021 from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm. The program will display and demonstrate a series of science magic and miracles in an intension to develop a logical mind among the people and it shows that there is a concept of science in each miracle. According to senior scientist and Executive Director at Gujarat Science City Shri Narottam Sahu, magic and scienc...Read More

Gujarat govt shares details of Navratri and Dussehra 2021 celebration programme

October 07, 2021
Gujarat govt shares details of Navratri and Dussehra 2021 celebration programme

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has organized various cultural events to mark the nine-night festival of Navratri in the State. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is going to kick off the celebrations at Bhadrakali mandir in Ahmedabad with performance by Aishwarya Majmudar. On the second night of Navratri, minister Rushikesh Patel will remain present at Umiya Mandir in Unjha in North Gujarat along with performance by Arvind Vegda and Aditya Gadhvi. Third and fourth Norta will be c...Read More

Night Curfew to Start at 12 midnight instead of 11 pm; Sheri Garba allowed

September 24, 2021
Night Curfew to Start at 12 midnight instead of 11 pm; Sheri Garba allowed

Gandhinagar: Covid-19 pandemic linked night curfew which starts at present in 8 cities of Gujarat from 11 pm will start from 12 midnight with effect from 25 September to 10 October. The end time of night curfew will continue to be 6 am. This decision was taken today by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel after a meeting with Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi. The government has decided to permit gathering of maximum 400 persons only for Sheri Garba, the Society and Flat based Garba ev...Read More

World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

February 13, 2021
World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera gears up to welcome cricket fans

Motera: Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) is thrilled to welcome cricket fans for one of the most riveting series between India and England when it opens the gates of The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad after a break of six years! The booking for the 3rd test match against England will open at 11.00 AM on February 14, 2021. The authorities have decided to allow 50% spectators of the stadium’s capacity during the test matches at GCA’s cricket stadium at Motera. It sh...Read More

125th Birth Anniversary of Jhaverchand Meghani to be celebrated across Gujarat

January 22, 2021

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister  Vijaybhai Rupani today decided to celebrate this year of the 125th Birth Anniversary of National Poet Shri Jhaverchand Meghani as a state level celebration highlighting the pride and honor of the National Poet. The 125th Birth Anniversary of Shri Jhaverchand Meghani is falling on August 28th, 2021. For this purpose, the Chief Minister has constituted a 12-member committee headed by Gujarat Education Minister  Bhupendrasinh Chudasama for state-wide planning and g...Read More

Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

October 05, 2020
Decision on permission to Navratri Garba events after SOPs are received from Centre: Nitin

Gandhinagar: In reply to a question pertaining to permission to Navratri garba events, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today told media persons that the government will take decision on this only after the Central government releases Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) for public events. Patel said, once the SOPs are arrived, a decision will be taken by the core committee led by Chief Minister, regarding how and where it can be applied. 'The Government of India has in its Unlock-5 guide...Read More

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

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