The Saree Festival Mumbai 2017
SAREE KA GUNIJAN KHANA: Multi-disciplinary events celebrating the Saree
Thurs 28 Sept 2017 / 6 pm – 9 pm
CURTAIN RAISER: The Saree Shopping Walk, Mumbai: Dadar and Matunga Saree findings
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, 6 pm sharp
Contribution: INR 1,800 per person (includes snacks, transport)
By prior registration, Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details
Early Saree BIRD Register before 24 Sept or register two people and pay only 1500 per pax
Participants are requested to wear Sarees / dhotis to the walk.
Sat 30 Sept 2017 / 7 pm – 8.30 pm
Saree Gossip: An interaction with Saree bloggers & stylists of Mumbai
Coomaraswamy Hall, CSMVS (Museum)
Kala Ghoda, Fort, Mumbai
A flirtatious banter with leading Saree bloggers and stylists of the city. The discussion unravels the several ways in which today’s leading style icons are engaging with the classical drapes of India, foregrounding narratives of continuity and change in the Saree world.
Featuring Divya (The Powder Puff Gal), Isha Priya Singh (Desi Drapes), Neelakshi Singh (Plump to Pretty), Sonali Kumar, and Savitha Suri.
Entry open to all. No prior registration required.