The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival will be held from February 5 to 13
New Delhi, December 14 (IANS): The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) in Mumbai is expected to resume its physical form in February (5-13) next year and will host more than 70 online programs over nine days.
This 22-year-old edition of the festival will span nine days and across multiple venues, including Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum), Max Mueller Bhavan, NGMA Auditorium, Horniman Circle Garden, Kitab Khana and the Streets and Kala Ghoda district.
During this edition, ground installations will be minimal and most aerial visual arts installations will be seen, in keeping with the “Udaan” theme. KGAF is working on art installations that also extend beyond the precinct.
The event will see workshops, heritage walks, street performances in addition to visual art installations, literature, theater, cinema, music and dance events. All programs are free and no tickets will be sold.
Brinda Miller, Festival Director, KGAF, said: “The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is ready to celebrate art and culture in their best form. Our partners and collaborators are once again holding hands to ensure that the spectacular return of The Festival is brighter than ever. To avoid overcrowding and comply with Covid protocols, we have focused more on air installations and fewer ground events.
“In addition, our stands are virtual with the Kala Ghoda Art Kart (KGAK) opening the marketplace to the world, both in terms of participation and purchase. And of course, the art kart is open all year round. , from December 10. We’re looking forward to everyone joining our proverbial Dark Horse who has taken wings with the ‘Udaan’ concept that strengthens our global footprint in 2022. “