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Sahitya Adda ‘Samvaad’ – LUCKNOW

The text is centuries old and the tale is timeless… The literature is inexhaustible and the discourse rich… The poetry is sung by wandering minstrels and actors and the teachings are age-interpreted and contextual. Come and be a part of a unique Sahitya Adda experience on the 2nd of July A panel discussion on ‘The Contemporary Relevance of the various aspects of the Ram Charit Manas with special emphasis on the ‘Manas’ as Performative Poetry’ followed by a musical performance by Afroj Taj and John Caldwell, professors, University of North Carolina, USA. Entry by invite, and names on the guest list. Kindly click on ‘going’ to enlist your name in the guest list.(ENTRY FREE, NO DONOR PASSES)

5:30- 6:00 PM Registration and seating
6:00-8:00 PM Event Flow

Facebook Event Link : https://www.facebook.com/events/2136658416560714/

A Talk on ‘The Contemporary Relevance of the various aspects of the Ram Charit Manas with special emphasis on the Manas as Performative Poetry’
Date: 2nd July 2017
Venue: Time: 5:30 PM to 8:10 PM

Panelist:

• Prof Afroz Taj Professor of South Asian culture, literature, and media in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (USA) where he is the Director of the South Asia Section. Dr. Taj’s research interests include Urdu poetry and poetics, South Asian theater, cinema, and media. He is the author several books including The Court of Indar and the Rebirth of North Indian Drama (2006) and Urdu Through Hindi (1997
• Mr John Caldwell Lecturer, Hindi-Urdu, Dept. of Asian Studies Graduate Student in Musicology, Music Department. Currently Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellow in India, affiliated with Jamia Milia Islamia in Delhi. He is working on his dissertation entitled “Us Paar Ke Naghme: musiccrossing the Indo-Pak border.” John’s other research interests include South Asian film and media culture, comparative musicology.
• Mr Yatindra Mishra Indian poet, editor, music and cinema scholar, who comes from the lineage of the Ayodhya Royal Family. Recipient 64th National Film Award (Swarna Kamal), Ministry of I & B, Government of India, 2016. And Maharana Mewar Award, Maharana Mewar Foundation, 2017, Udaipur Shamsher Samman, 2016, Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh Advisor (Selected) B.B.C. World Hindi Services, New Delhi, from March, 2015. Advisor (Selected) Taj Colloquium (an initiative to spread the literary and cultural ethos of Indian society through various activities), New Delhi, from March, 2016

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THE FIFTH UP MANGO FESTIVAL 2017

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THE FIFTH UP MANGO FESTIVAL 2017 is  being presented by UP HOTEL AND REST ASSOCIATION AND UP TOURISIM  The fest is being for an humanitarian cause where we are providing those unprivileged farmers a platform to directly sell their mangoes at a fair price which they don’t get by dealing through middlemen and are exploited economically and therefore we want you to join hands with us helping to make this event a  successful one.

 FOUNDER – Mrs.  Jyotsna Kaur Habibullah

  Jyotsnakaur@yahoo.com

  CONVENER- Madhvendra Deo Singh

 Madhvendradeosingh@gmail.com

 

 

THE MAGNIFICENT ORCHARD VISIT – We first have an visit to an orchard which is an unmissable experience.

Also, we have a great opportunity for those who are still planning to stay in lucknow for their summer holidays. The basic aim of this visit is to make people aware of their natural habitat which they wouldn’t have experienced in their urban life.

Benefits-

-It will help in promoting Eco tourism and agri business in lucknow

-Madhav udhyan family have 150 years of legacy in growing mangoes. It’s like the heirloom you’d wish you ever had.

TIMINGS AND DATE :

 

17th June ’17 (Saturday): For Students (Includes Breakfast) 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM

18th June ’17 (Sunday):For General Visitors (Includes Brunch)

7:00 AM to 1:00 PM

 

VENUE : Madhav Udyan, Block Mall, Tehsil, Malihabad, District Lucknow (Located near 4 Km Mile- Stone IIM-Mall Road)

 

ACTIVITIES –

 

-Mango Eating Competition,

-Ancient Temple Visit

-Tractor Rides,

-Tug of War

-Treasure Hunt

-Paid ATV Rides

-Rain Dance

-Farm Tour with Brief -Up & Many other activities.

 

Visitors need to pay:

Rs 450/- (Student Visitors) for the 17th June ’17

Rs. 600/- (General Visitors) for the 18th June ’17

Furthermore we offer discounted rates (450) for student visitors to promote them acitively so as to inculcate in them the curiosity to know about the fresh farm fruits.

 

Do let your friends know where you heading to this summer:

https://m.facebook.com/events/677178422487473

 

LUCKNOW FESTIVAL SHOWCASING 700 VARIETIES OF MANGOES AT INDIRA GANDHI PRATHISTHAN IS BEING HELD ON 24TH AND 25TH OF JUNE.

Last year we had an audience of 40,000 people with farmers who sold 300 metric tons of mangoes. Thus it helps in making the farmers reach the city families and enlighten them.

There are more activities on 24th and 25th

  • A cooking competition judged by Master Chef Pankaj badhouria
  • Talent hunt
  • Story telling for kids.
  • Aam par shayari.
  • Quiz

 

WE WILL PROVIDE YOU –

A bloggers corner where you can interact with your fans , logos, a 5kg mango carton and we will put up the standees that you get made and wish to display at our festival. Other than these there will be very influential people present in the festival and also the arrival of the CM and Deputy CM is expected. We provide you the liberty to use our resources to your advantage.

We will be extremely gratified if you collaborate with us. Your response is awaited.

Thankyou.

 

Cheers,

LUCKNOW MANGO FESTIVAL TEAM

 

 

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