The Park’s New festival will celebrate a decade with breathtaking musical, lyrical dance, visual art and theatrical performances.
India’s only National Contemporary Arts Festival’s tenth edition will be held for a month from the 2nd of September across six cities in India. After enthralling audiences with over 50 performances by local and international artists in its decade of festivities, this year will feature performances by Nerves – a contemporary art piece about the struggle of the voiceless people in Manipur, Elephant in the Room by Yuki Ellias and Shashank Subramanyam Meets Lelo Nika.
The festival will be held in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai and finally conclude on the 22nd of September in New Delhi. The festival aims to deepen its relationship with the ever increasing art scenario in the country since its curation by The Park Hotels and Prakriti Foundation in 2007.
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Celebrating the festival’s decadal year, Ms. Priya Paul, Chairperson of Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, said, “The Park Hotels are known as the pioneers of curating and promoting contemporary art and culture. Over these 10 years, The Park’s New Festival has witnessed many great performers and their unprecedented talents. In our endeavor to bring in Anything But Ordinary experiences, we look forward to continue and bring in more compelling acts from around the globe and hope to foster our association with Prakriti Foundation. The Park’s New Festival continues to be the cultural endowment that boasts of our rich cultural heritage.”
Mr. Ranvir Shah, Founder of Prakriti Foundation and the curator of the festival remarked, “This journey of curating culture with The Park Hotels has been a memorable expedition for the entire team. Over the years it has become a platform for extremely skilled artists from different parts of the world to showcase engaging art forms. We hope that we continue our association with The Park Hotels and bring more astonishing acts every year for our audiences.”
The audience can look forward to engaging acts and loads of entertainment. The festival has held various enchanting performances by Torobaka and AP Ensemble along with artists like Julian Le, Aditya Prakash, Azeem Banatwalla, etc in the past and expectations are as high as ever. So go check out this must-see festival in your city before it’s too late!
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