The Baisakhi Festival organised by the Amarjit Bhagwat Singh Charitable Trust (ATTIC) will be held at Sujan Singh Park and The Attic,Connaught Place. Pami Singh,an ATTIC member and owner of The Shop,says,The Sacred Arts Festival (in 2009) started as a five-day festival. After a two-year gap,we have revived it as the Baisakhi Festival,through which we hope to reach a local audience. The five-day programme begins with a workshop on gidda and bhangra,by dancer-actor Tripat Kaur Dhillion. An exhibition on phulkari will showcase the private collection of members,Amarjit Bhagwant Singh and Sunaina Suneja,1469 Workshop,and pieces made by the Nabha Foundation. There will be a talk on the Punjabi ethos by author Reena Nanda.
There will be also be a play by Madan Gopal Singh on The Tragic Love Story of Heer and Ranjha. The festival will end on a musical note with Geet Punjab De by Madhbala Sindhu,who is a trained singer,known for her song Bagan Di Mehndi and role as a Punjabi singer in Monsoon Wedding.
The festival will begin today at 2.30 pm at the Attic,Connaught Place. Contact :23746050