India International Centre was the venue which witnessed a concert, Hungarian and Central European folk music. It was presented by the Sebo Ensemble - Ferenc Sebo (songs, guitar, hurdy-gurdy, oud); Ivan Barvich(flute, tambura, panpipe, vocal), Geza Orczi (buzuki, percussions, vocal) and Laszlo Perger (12 string guitar, Bulgarian tambura, vocal).
Alliance Francaise de Delhi under its series "Young Talent and their Gurus" presented a Hindustani classical vocal recital by Ranjani Ramachandran this past week. She was accompanied by Pandit Jayram Potdar on harmonium and Ustad Faiyaz Khan on tabla. At the Habitat, Centre for Creative Expressions presented an evening of music and poetry from the Bhakti movement set in modern times. And Patitpavan Kala Niketan presented an evening of music and dance this past Sunday at the Centre.
As parft of the Annual Conflict Transformation Workshop, WISCOMP and FUR, in association with Kat-Katha presented a puppet show `Almost Twelfth Night'. On the second day it presented `Kashmir Project". And Khilona Theatre presented "The Ramayana", a musical in Hindustani for six to 60 year olds with a repeat show early this week.
The city witnessed a number of art exhibitions that concluded recently. Which included "Rustic Brushstrokes" by Mohan Jadhav and Sudhir Bangar from Pune, at the Lokayata Art Gallery'; "Remembrance of Things Past" by Joyattam Dutta Roy at the Triveni; "Inverted Tree" also at the Triveni; Puja Aggarwal's "Desire and Divinity" at the India Habitat Centre; Prenita Dutt's "Shree Ganesh" at the Habiart Gallery; and the painting show put up by the Indraprastha Art Gallery of five artists from Kolkata (Debasis Halder, Raju Sarkar, Sujit Das, Ashis Mondal and Pradip Das).
While the Italian Embassy Cultural Institute presented the Italian film Te Lo Leggo Negli Occhi (I Can See It In Your Eyes), The Embassy of France screened the French thriller Tchao Pantin (Bye-Bye Pantin) this past Friday.
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