Thank you October, not just for better weather, but also for this great line-up of festivals in the city. There’s something for everyone, whether it is food, art, groovy beats by one of the most talented DJs in the world or even, the most beautiful weaves and crafts from artisans in the country, all of which is bound to blow your mind. So don’t sit around. Call your friends, make plans, book tickets. Now!
10 Heads Festival
10 mini festivals at one venue, with food, fun and entertainment for everyone. Whether it’s you, your dad, mum, grandma or even, the little baby in the house, 10 Heads Festival is the place to go to for some art, music and lots and lots of yummy food. Need we go on?
When & Where: October 21, 22 & 23 at PSOI, Chanakyapuri and Nehru Park.
The Grub Fest
The Grub Fest happens to be India’s biggest and most vibrant three-day food festival. With 60 of Delhi’s finest restaurants, bakers and street food stalls, The Grub Fest is sure to satiate your taste buds. Plus, it’ll have some rad music and other live performances to keep you entertained. So come and gorge on the tastiest desserts and some of the most delicious cocktails and beer under the sun.
When & Where: October 14, 15 & 16 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
Sunburn Arena: Go Hardwell or Go Home
The World No. 2 DJ, Hardwell makes his way back to Delhi along with Kill the Buzz. Robbert van de Corput (more popularly known as Hardwell) is an award winning Dutch big room house and electro house DJ, record producer and remixer. In 2011, he even started his own radio show and podcast called Hardwell On Air. We suggest you get your tickets soon because they’re going fast.
When & Where: October 1, 4 to 10 pm at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.
Buy Tickets Here: http://bit.ly/SunburnGHOGHTix
Contemporary Arts Week
Contemporary Arts Week is is the first and only performing arts week in India covering different genres and venues in a week. In the last three years, this multi-faceted platform has hosted acts across 12 different genres including dance, music, theatre, stand-up comedy, slam poetry, short films and puppetry, among others and had 1,000 artists perform on stage.
This time, they are offering 20 workshops across colleges in Delhi NCR before the main event. Some events are free, whereas the others are priced between Rs. 200-500.
When & Where: Oct 15 to 22. The event opens at Nehru Park (Oct 15 &16) and ends at the Garden of Five Senses. Some of their performances are also scheduled at Institute of Cervantes, Zorba the Buddha, Sangeet Shyamala, Epicenter, Lok Kala Manch, Korean Cultural Center, LTG, DLF Cyberhub, Unplugged Courtyard Café, No. 8 Club, Bunta Bar, Summer House Café and Social.
Threads That Bind
Threads That Bind celebrates the rich craft traditions and Heritage of India. And the atmosphere created by them is not only intimate but also super festive.
This year, they are hosting over 40 designers from different parts of the country, promoting India’s arts and crafts, weaves and textiles in the form of garments, accessories and products with (of course!) a modern touch.
Plus, one last incentive to definitely go for this festival is the fact that the proceeds from their event go to the Delhi Society for the Welfare of Special Children & All Creatures Great & Small, an animal Shelter run by Anjali Gopalan of Naz Foundation.
When & Where: October 21, 11 am to 8 pm at 1 AQ, Qutub Minar Round About, New Delhi.