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Navras- the live show of art, dance and music to begin from 17th March in Jaipur

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A Great News for all the art and theatre connoisseurs of the Pink City !! NAVRAS, a live extravaganza of performing art, dance and music is finally here to warm the hearts of Jaipurites. The third edition of NAVRAS, starting from March 17- March 25, 2018, at Jawahar Kala Kendra, this year is back with even more fascinating performances of theatre, contemporary dance, fusion music and much more.

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The festival will commence with the mesmerizing performances of  “Dhamaal,” a celebration of the drumming traditions across India.The days that follow will witness many artistic presentations including dance productions– “Thari, The Loom” by Padma Shri Malavika Sarukkai and the magical performance of  Attakkalari’s Bhina Vinyasa, combining movement and digital art will also hit the right note with the audience.

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However, the star performance of the event will be- “Ismat Apa Ke Naam” directed and enacted by actor Naseeruddin Shah with his wife, Ratna Pathak Shah and daughter Sheeba Shah will mesmerize the audience with their enthralling performances.

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The festival will also witness a prominent theatre play – “Khwab Sa” directed by Atul Kumar, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream;”. The premiere of “Elephant in the Room” directed and enacted by Yuki Elias will also be part of Navras this year!

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The tickets for the events can be obtained now from the JKKreception. To know more- http://jkk.artandculture.rajasthan.gov.in/content/ArtandCulture/en/jawahar-kala-kendra.html

Come let’s enjoy the glorious and splendid performances at Navras, 2018!

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NAVRAS 2017: Experience Music, Dance and Theatre in JKK Jaipur

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The Pink City of Jaipur and its theatre and art connoisseurs are soon going to have a delightful dose of performing art, dance and music! A super hit theatre fest in 2016, NAVRAS comes back to Jaipur with even more enthralling performances  rife with social messages through entertainment.  Jawahar Kala Kendra is presenting the second edition of its Performing Arts Festival, Navras 2017 !
The dates of the festival are out- it’s 18th to 26th March 🙂 

Check out the program for Navras 2017! Bookings will open on 15th March. Tickets will be available at JKK reception.

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Various popular artists like Shubha Mudgal, Zila Khan (Vocals), Rajendra Panchal (Theatre), Aditi Mangaldas (Dance) and more are participating in the festival.

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Get ready to have an amazing, enlightening and entertaining dose of performing arts during Navras 2017 in Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur!

Images via: Jawahar Kala Kendra.

Rang Rajasthan- the Rajasthani International Art Festival begins today

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The Pink City of Jaipur is ready for the one of its kind theater festival, Rang Rajasthan starting from tomorrow at Jawahar Kala Kendra.  The unique festival showcases plays, folk performances and celebrity talk shows, drenched in the colors of Rajasthan.

Rang Rajasthan is a Rajasthan Language Based Theatre Festival which is showcasing a beautiful and interesting array of plays, Rajasthan people exhibitions, International Theatre,  Celebrity Seminars, Art Competition and numerous more things. It gives a stage where neighbourhood theatre actors and Folk specialists work with internationally & broadly acclaimed executive and witnesses the works.

During a week long festival-Eight Rajasthani Language Plays and solo performances, folk music presentation, poetry session and Rajasthani tale telling session will be presented in the third edition of Rang Rajasthan organized by Rang Mastaaney Group.

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First day i.e.; 6 Jan-Performance of ‘The Mix of Rajasthan Band’ at ‘Krishnayan (Black Box)’ at 5 pm.
And on the same day
in Rangayan Auditorium at 7 pm – Esteemed Rajasthani language director from Bikaner – Sudesh Vyas is going to present his play- ‘Dulari Bai’ – A Musical performance at the inaugural day of the festival.

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Second day i.e. 7 Jan – Poem session (Kavi Sammelan) is being presented by famous Rajasthani Poets (Kavis) vi:- Vijay Mishra Danish, Dhanraj Dadeech, Kanhaiya Lal Kanha, Bhagwan Sahay Pareek, and Kalyan Singh Shekhawat in Krishnayan Audi from 5 pm onwards in Krishnayan (Black Box),JKK.
And on the same day at 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK)-
From Jodhpur City Rajasthani Director AashishDeo Chaaran is coming with his play – Mhe Raja the praja’.

Third day i.e. 8 Jan- In Krishnayan (Black Box), JKK. At 5 pm- Young Director ‘Yogendra Singh Parmar along with Samar Veer Singh is going to present their play –Sahi Galat Ko Khel’ in Dholpuri Language . And on the same day at 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK)- Esteemed Director Rajendra Panchal from Kota Bundi is coming with his play– ‘Katha SuKavi Suryakamall ki’ which will showcase the dilemma of Kavi Suryamal during the revolution of 1857 and his conversation with himself.

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Fourth day i.e. 9 Jan- In Krishnayan (Black Box), JKK. At 5 pm- In the guidance of NSD Allumni Vishal Vijay- artist – Krishna Pal Singh Naruka, Ravindra Pareek, Deepak Gurjar and Ravi Ojha will tell the stories and tale of Rajasthan in Rajasthani to the audience.

And on the same day at 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK)- Director Rajendra Payal is going to present his play- ‘Talwar’ – which is the wholesome of small -small talks and stories use to tell by People of Rajasthan in every rural area.

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 Fifth day i.e. 10 Jan- In Krishnayan (Black Box), JKK. At 5 pm- Director Mahmood Ali is going to staged his play – Annuti Preet’
And on the same day at 7 pm in Rangayan (JKK)- Director Tapan Bhatt is presenting a satirical –comedy play- ‘Moonji Soorma Laxmidas’ which has a strong moral as a message.

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Sixth day i.e. 11 Jan- In Rangayan Auditorium , JKK. At 7 pm- Veteran Theatre artist and Director/playist- Shree Sartaj Narayan Mathur is presenting his Live Musical Play performance –‘Khyaal Bharmali’- written by esteemed Rajasthani Writer Janaab Hammidullah,w hich was awarded ‘Rajasthan Sahitya Academy award in year 1978-79.
On the same day in Rangayan Auditorium , JKK. At 7 pm- From The city of lakes- NSD graduate Young Director Kaviraj Laique will give live musical live performance with his performers and artist to present Naag Bodas’ written play- Khabsoorat Bahu’ in sweet Mewari language- it is a live musical performance with the chorus.

 

 

Date Guest Speaker Profile Moderator
6 Jan Jagdish Chandra Katil Famoud Media Person Hemanth Acharya
7   Jan Mahendra Surana Tv Anchor(Prasshanottari Doordarshan ) and Radio Singer Raju Kumar
8 Jan Chhavi Rajawat India’s First youngest sarpanch Himanshi Rastogi
9 Jan Sabri Brothers Musicians and singers
(kavvaal/kaul)
10 Jan Chinmay Mehta Painter, Muralist and Designer Deepak Gera
11 Jan Vinod Joshi Community Director- Jaipur Virasat Foundation Reema Goyal
12 Jan Ustaad Zafar Khan &Mohd. Amaan

 

Tabla Player Padmaja Gungun
Ranagayan (J.K.K)रंगायन (जे.के.के) Krishnayan(J.K.K)कृष्णायण (जे.के.के)
7:00 pm 5:00 pm

 

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Date Plays   Programme
6 Jan Dulari Bai
By Sudesh Vyas (Bikaner)
Mix Of Rajasthani Band(Folk Fusion Performance)
7 Jan Mhe Raja the praja 

By Aashish Deo Charan (Jodhpur)

Kavi Sammelan(Poem Reciting Session)

 

Poets:– Vijay Mishra Danish, Dhanraj Dadeech, Kanhaiya Lal Kanha, Bhagwan Sahay Pareek, and Kalyan Singh Shekhawat

8 Jan Katha Sukavi SuryaMall   Ki 

By Rajendra Panchal (Kota)

 

Sahi Galat Ko Khel(Play)

By Yogendra Singh Parmar &

Samar Veer Singh

9 Jan Talwar 

By Rajendra Payal (Jaipur)

Rajasthani Story Reading(Story Reading Session)

 

By Krishna Pal Singh Naruka, Ravindra Pareek, Deepak Gurjar and Ravi Ojha

10 Jan Moonji Soorma Laxmidas 

By Tapan Bhatt (Jaipur)

Annuti Preet
(Solo Performance) 

By Mahmood Ali

 

11 Jan Khyal Bharmali 

By Sartaj Narayan Mathur

(Jaipur)

WHY DON’T YOU LIKE SADNESS (International Performance)            BY Katarzyna Chmielewska)          (पधारो जी पावणा)
12 Jan Khabsoorat BahuBy Kaviraaj Laique Hussain

(Udaipur)

WHY DON’T YOU LIKE SADNESS (International Performance)            BY Katarzyna Chmielewska            (पधारो जी पावणा)

Jaipur Beat is glad to be the Digital Media Partner so as to enrich the culture of our state through this beautiful art fest.

So, Mark the dates: 6th January -12th January’17

Venue: Jawahar Kala Kendra- Jaipur

Rang Rajasthan- the theatre and art festival to be held in Jaipur

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The Pink City of Jaipur is all gearing up for the one of its kind theater festival, Rang Rajasthan!  The unique festival showcases plays, folk performances and celebrity talk shows, drenched in the colors of Rajasthan.

Our parent company Pathfynder’s venture Jaipur beat is the Digital partner for the Rang Rajasthan. Rang Rajasthan is a Rajasthan Language Based Theatre Festival which is showcasing a beautiful and interesting array of plays, Rajasthan people exhibitions, International Theatre,  Celebrity Seminars, Art Competition and numerous more things. It gives a stage where neighbourhood theatre actors and Folk specialists work with internationally & broadly acclaimed executive and witnesses the works.

Mark the dates: 6th January -12th January’17

Venue: Jawahar Kala Kendra- Jaipur

Jairangam returns to Jaipur with Khushboo-e-Rajasthan

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Jairangam 2Last year Jaipur with Jairangam was launched to the globe of theatre and observed the talented performances of the most excellent of the Artists, Playwrights and Directors of global reputation. Not even more, within a year, it won many hearts and is back again with the most exciting and entertaining theatre celebrations in Jaipur!

The Art & theatre aficionados of Jaipur are once again taking pleasure in the globe of theatre with Jairangam! “Jairangam 2015” – the renowned Theatre Festival is delighting the art and theatre lovers in Pink city from October 05th to 11th, 2015. This countywide theatre festival is endorsing the cultural, enlightening and financial happiness of the Jaipurites.

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Nevertheless,  ‘Khushboo -e Rajasthan’ the online photography contest, which is now in its second year is here to mesmerize the spectators and photographers.  Conceptualized under the banner of Jairangam in association with Jaipur Beat– Jaipur’s premium online blog, the contest received tremendous response from the avid and amateur photographers of the city and beyond. Even bigger and better, the contest this year is divided into two segments: CAMERA click and MOBILE Click. Each segment is further divided into three categories which are: A. Culture & Heritage, B. Changing Face of Rajasthan and C. Expressions.  The top winning images, selected by the Jury of renowned personalities of Jaipur, are now displayed under the Photography Exhibition happening at Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur.

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KHUSHBOO -E- RAJASTHAN

(An Online Photography Contest)

EXHIBITION VENUE -JKK (GALLERY1)

6th-11th Oct, 2015, Timing-11:00am to 7:00pm

Give a delightful treat to your eyes with incredible and fascinating photographs of Rajasthan and cultural vibrancy at the various events taking place at jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur under the banner of Jairangam!

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The event is sponsored by Jaipur Beat (an online blog)Forresta Kitchen & Bar (a leading fine dining restaurant in Jaipur) Nature Wanderers, Fataakse. in (Online department store) Soul Collective (an online fashion store), EPSON, SONY and The FOTO Gallery. 

Also find the event schedule and Show details of the Jairangam Theatre Festival. http://jairangam.org/schedule_event.html

Jaipur celebrates Jairangam Festival with Theatre and Khushboo e Jaipur

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Jaipur with Jairangam is launched to the globe of theatre and observed the talented performances of the most excellent of the Artists, Playwrights and Directors of global reputation. We are celebrating the most exciting and entertaining theatre celebration in Jaipur!

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The Art & theatre aficionados of Jaipur are taking pleasure in the globe of theatre. “Jairangam 2014” – the renowned Theatre Festival is the most awaited, ground-breaking event that is happening and delighting the art and theatre lovers in Pink city from December 08 to 15, 2014. This countywide theatre festival is endorsing the cultural, enlightening and financial happiness of the Jaipurites.

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Nevertheless, A photography contest named “Khushboo e Jaipur” was also organized under the banner of Jairangam in association with Jaipur Beat- Jaipur’s online blog. The contest received tremendous response from the avid and amateur photographers of the city.

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The top winning images, selected by the Jury of renowned personalities of Jaipur, are now displayed under the Photography Exhibition happening at Sukirti Gallery Jawahar Kala Kendra Jaipur. The exhibition was inaugurated by jury members on December 10, 2014, and will be open for visitors till December12, 2014.

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Besides the camera category, the event also selected Mobile Clicks of Jaipur that are being heavily used by everyone these days. Certificate of participation will be awarded to each qualified contestant other than the cash prize.
Winners of Khushboo e Jaipur in each category will be announced on 14th or 15th December at Ravindra Manch, Jaipur.

Till then you can experience the magic of Khushboo e Jaipur with fascinating photographs of Jaipur!

Also find the Show details of Jairangam Theatre Festival.

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Jairangam Theatre Festival Nukkad 125 Shows – Jaipur

Date : 8th Dec to 15th December 2014

Ravindra Manch 7.00 pm

8th Dec – Court Marital by Arvind Gaur

9th Dec – Maan Gaye Dulhe Bhai by Farukh Sher Khan

10th Dec – The Shadow of Othelo by Ishteyak Khan

11th Dec – Sallam India by Lushin Dubey

12th Dec – Sir Sir Sarla by Makarand Deshpande

13th Dec – Stories in the song by sunil Shanbagh

14th Dec – Taj Mahal Ka Tender (6.00 pm) by Salim Arif

15th Dec – Colour Blind by Manav Kaul

Jawahar Kala Kendra 5.00 pm

8th Dec – Samjhauta by Paraveen Gunjan

9th Dec – Gadhe ki Baraat by Rajendra Payal

10th Dec – Abhiyukt by Narendra Gupta

11th Dec – Prem Patanga by Narendra Gupta

12th Dec – Andhere ke Romeo Juliet by Rasika Agashe

13th Dec – Niyati: The Oedipus Complex by Ashok Banthia

14th Dec – Solo Day: Ekla Chalo Re

15th Dec – Sakharam Binder by Vijay Kumar

Solo Day @ JKK – 14 Dec

11.00 am – Unseen (Solo by kalyani Muley) Directed by Vishnu Barve

12.30 am – A thing of beauty is a joy forever (Solo by Sonali Bhardwaj) Guidance by Tripurari Sharma

2.00 pm – Tirich (Solo by zaver Khan) Directed by Abhishek Goswami

4.00 pm – Thoda Dhyan Se (Solo by Malika Taneja) Directed by Mallika Taneja

4.45 pm – Hum Bihar Se Election Lad Rahe Hain (Solo by Vijay Kumar) Directed by Vijay Kumar

Theatre Extravaganzas in Jaipur

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This is a good weekend for theatre lovers in the city. Jaipur will host various theatre actors and directors, including Anjan Srivastava, Rakesh Jugal Kishore, Samik Bandopadhyaya and artistes from UP, Kerala and Maharashtra, as part of the Indian People’s Theatre Association’s annual meeting.

Jaipur-based People’s Media Theatre and Rajasthan Forum will also present a drama extravaganza, Katharang 7. To be held today and tomorrow, it will include Hindi and English plays. On day one, Harishankar Parsai’s Bechara Common Man and Apraadh, written by Udai Prakash, will be staged. On day two, The Wedding Story by Juliaane Homokay, Pag Ri Jooti by Vijaydan Detha and Sadhachar Ka Tabeez by Harishankar Parsai will be staged for theatre aficionados. City-based group, The Amateurs, too, will showcase their acting skills with the play Aakhri Mauka on Sunday.
The two-day event, scheduled to be held today and tomorrow, will touch upon various aspects of theatre.