What Is It?

Tata Trust is launching its inaugural arts and culture festival – Kalapana, which will take place at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya {CSMVS} on January 7 and 8. Celebrating the various art forms of India, Kalapana is a specially curated festival featuring lead performing artists and craftsmen.

Who Is It For?

Photo source: Ninasam Heggodu

Photo source: Ninasam Heggodu

For those who’d love to indulge in art. In its inaugural edition, Kalapana will showcase the talents of artists such as Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts {Contemporary Dance} from Bangalore; Dhrupad Sansthan {Indian Classical Music} from Bhopal and NINASAM {Theatre} from Shimoga District in Karnataka. Heritage craft forms such as handloom weaving, embroideries, leather craft, dhokra metal, natural fiber craft and folk art will be exhibited on both days of the festival beginning.

Why Should I Go?

To celebrate the diverse forms of indigenous arts and crafts forms of India. The motto of the event is to preserve, promote and perpetuate contemporary and traditional art practices and craft forms from across the country, and at this do, you will get plenty to look forward to.

Anything Else?

The entry for the exhibition is free, but the seating for the performances is all on a first-come first-serve basis. However, limited passes of the performances can be availed at Tata Trusts {Cuffe Parade}, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (CSMVS) and the NCPA.

Where: CSMVS, 159-161, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Fort

When: Saturday and Sunday, January 7 and 8

Featured photo source: Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts