Ras Se Bana Banaras - NEW DELHI 2019

Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Sunday, 13th October 2019 | 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM IST

India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003

Banaras, a city which is older than history, has something very magnetic in it and it is said that if you have gone to Banaras once, you will keep coming back to this city. The city has innumerous stories to it that you need a life time to know this city.

The curator, Mohit Gupta, with his fellow co-curators, is all set to showcase the elements that makes this city so rich in culture and heritage and why the fruit of evolution emerges from Banaras, in the second edition of ‘Ras Se Bana Banaras’ 2018 in the form of a grand exhibition to be hosted at Stainless Gallery, New Friends Colony, New Delhi on 6th and 7th October 2018.

The city experience festival, Ras Se Bana Banaras, will host:

  • Over 100 art pieces to display including – Photographs, Paintings, Sketches, Cartoons etc.
  • Talk Shows: Food Stories of Banaras, The Mythologies & Myths, Present Socio-economic and geographical scenario
  • Book Reviews related to Kabeer, Raja of Varanasi, Karma, Dharma, Kama and Moksha.
  • Music – Neeraj Arya Songs, Ganga Aarti, Shankhnaad & Shehnai.
  • Plays & Poetry related to Banaras.
  • Social Causes to support – Ganga Cleaning by NGO, Promote local.


Flow of Events

Photography Exhibition – Open Area

Paintings – Lift Lobbies and Experimental Art Gallery* *(EAF exhibition ends on 4th Oct )

Banarasi Food Stalls

  • 5:30 PM
  • Kashi Yatra An experimental theatre by Navdha and her Guru Smt. Rani
  • 6:00 PM
  • Tarun Khiwal - A Talk by ace photographer
  • 6:45 AM
  • Classical (Veena/Pakhawaj) Suvir Misra, Dr.Anupama Bhardwaj Dr.Anil
  • 7:30 PM
  • Damru Jam by DnD Circle-The Drummers Group

Banarasi Food Stalls

  • 3:30 PM
  • Discussion: My experiences of Banaras - Unique personal stories by few eminent guests
  • 4:30 PM
  • Book Launch' Chanakya - The Art of War-Radhakrishnan pillai
  • 5:30 PM
  • Lecture on Astrology and ancient Science-Swami Oma The AKK
  • 6:00 PM
  • Banaras ki kavitayein curated by Delhi Poetry Festival
  • 6:40 PM
  • -Ashoka-A Dance Recital by Kabita Mohanty & Naritybhinaya

Banarasi Food Stalls

  • 11:00 AM
  • 'Banaras a visual delight' by Ravi Dhingra & Nimit
  • 12:30 PM
  • Scholarship distribution to young participants by Mr. M P joseph
  • 4:35 PM
  • Welcome Message from spacial Guest of Honor from Kerela-Mr. M P joseph, Former IAS Author
  • 4:45 PM
  • Holy Ganges, a talk by Guest of honor - Sadhavi Bhagwati
  • 5:15 PM
  • Story of 'Bachchan' Khai ke Pan Banaras Wala' by Picture Pandey (Radio Ka Bachchan Anurag Pandey)
  • 5:30 PM
  • Address by Chief Guest
  • 5:45 PM
  • Shiva Vandana by Nrityaabhinaya
  • 6:15 PM
  • Literature Legacy of Banaras-Guest of honor -Akhilesh Mishra, DG ICCR
  • 6:45 PM
  • Banars V.2-Presentation by Deepak Agrawal (IAS), Divisional Commissionner, Vanarasi
  • 7:30 PM
  • Folk Fusion Performance by Shivangini Yeaashu
  • 8:00 PM
  • Participants Meetup and vote of thanks

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