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Oriental Festival


Music & Dance

Sufi night

What: Copa presents Akhil Sachdeva from the popular Delhi Based Sufi Rock Band Nasha. Come and sway your body on the soulful Sufi music the most popular and heart-warming Sufi songs. The kind of music Akhil plays is popular among the masses and also includes bollywood hit numbers in their own sufi style…So come kick start your weekend with mouth watering dishes and great alcoholic blends while the serene music falls on your ears.

When: June 20

Where: Copa, Lanna Building, 13th Road, Opposite Juhu Gymkhana, Next to Natural Ice cream, Juhu, Mumbai

Contact: 022 26207733

Classical Ghazal Recital

What: Classical ghazal vocalist, Jaswinder Singh is all set to enthral the audience with his melodious voice. He transforms traditional Punjabi sounds into ghazals and has sung for music director A R Rahman in Raanjhaana. This evening’s performance will feature the ghazals of Mirza Ghalib and Faiz.

When: June 22, 6:30 PM

Where: Bhavan’s Cultural Centre, Bhavan College, Dada Bhai Raod, Munshi Nagar, Andheri West, Mumbai

Contact: 022 32938017, 022 65280107

Laugh Ride

What: Laugh your heart out with Johny Lever – the popular Hindi film actor and comedian who will be performing live. Rs 1,500 – to Rs 300.

When: June 20, 7:30 onwards

Where: Dr Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha, Near Hiranandani Meadows, Pawar Nagar, Thane West

Contact: 022 21732525  

 The Comedy Marshals

 What: Head to Canvas Laugh Factory to catch the best of the best make you LOL, ROFL and whatnot! Watch The Comedy Marshals do what they do best.

 When: June 20, 10:30 PM onwards

Where: Canvas Laugh Factory, Palladium Mall, 3rd Floor, High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Contact: 022 43485000 


Oriental Festival

etc food orientalWhat: This June, Foodhall at Palladium presents a range of treats and ingredients from the orient for you to try at the store, as well as recreate them in your kitchen. Go ahead and discover new flavours at the Oriental Festival that offers tempting delicacies like the Burmese Khowsuey, Thai green and red curry pastes, sweet chilli dipping sauce and Goma Dare – the Japanese style sesame sauce.

When: Till June 30, 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Where: Foodhall, Palladium Mall, 3rd Floor, High Street Phoenix, 462, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Contact: 022 30264567, 09768748842

Spanish Fiesta

What: Silverspoon Gourmet presents Mexican epicurean treat with Tapas It Up. Foodies can enjoy preparing Spanish gourmet dishes such as a spread of Cheese, Leek & Potato Fla Potato Bravas with Spicy Tomato Sauce and mouth watering Fried Milk Croquettes. Chef Valencian Paella will make a demonstration and tasting to conclude the evening of sumptuous Mexican feast. Charges: Fee: Rs 1,500 including wine tasting, sangria making and tasting, tapas making and tasting.

When: Till June 21, 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Where: Silver Spoon Gourmet, 4, Dhanraj Industrial Estate, Between A1 & A2 Shah & Nahar Industrial Estate, Sitaram Jadhav Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai

Contact: 08286044424

FIFA FEVER at Marine Plaza

What: With FIFA comes the ‘Football Moments at Hotel Marine Plaza’ offering special food and cocktails menu at Goeffrey’s. Bayview at Hotel Marine Plaza has special FIFA midnight buffet with live telecast on large screen. At Geoffrey’s Snacks comprises of Indian and Continental cuisine with cocktail specialized under the name of famous FIFA players like Messi’s Magic, Ribery Passes, Falcao Futsal, Rooney’s Run, Iniesta Midfielder, Zakumi, Man to Man, Counter Stricker, Kick and Run, Half Volley and many more.


When: Till July 14, 9:30 PM TO 1:30 AM (Geoffrey’s); 1:30 onwards (Bayview)

Where: Geoffrey’s And Bayview, Hotel Marine Plaza, Nariman Point

History of India

Funny man (and actor) Vir Das abandons his smart-aleck demeanour from his previous successful Walking on Broken for something more crowd-friendly: the urban, middleclass version of patriotism in which it’s easy to love your country because you only see the bright side. This one is a funny, witty and a sensational take on Indian history. The presentation covers India’s history from Harappan civilization, Vedas, Mughal era, East India Company, freedom struggle to early 90s. 

When: June 22, 9:00 PM onwards

Where: Dr. Kashinath Ghanekar Natyagruha, Hiranandani Meadows, Pokhran Road No. 2, Pawar Nagar, Thane West

Contact: 022 21732525

Theatre etc laugh ride history of india


What: A bullied kid makes friends with banana skin and an apple core that he gets dumped in. His favourite teacher saves him from the dump but soon the teacher is replaced by a substitute teacher who enforces that food is good on all the students. He manages to convince the other kids but the bullied kid believes otherwise.

When: June 21, 7: PM onwards

Where: Experimental Theatre , NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Contact: 022 66223737, 022 66223724


What: Wolf is an adventurous play about a child who goes missing during a school picnic in a tribal village of Madhya Pradesh. The play shows how the children get trapped by an evil wolf. Experience their journey through the eyes of the wolf.

When: June 22, 7:00 PM onwards

Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA, Nariman Point, Mumbai

Contact: 022 66223737, 022 66223724


etc film the bridge

The Bridge On The River Kwai

What: The Movie Club presents a free screening of the critically acclaimed war epic The Bridge on the River Kwai at O15’s Café. The 1957, British World War II film deals with the plight of World War II British prisoners of war forced by the Imperial Japanese Army to build a bridge over the river Kwai. The film achieved near-universal critical acclaim, winning seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, at the 30th Academy Awards. Follow the theme of the movie and dress up in military gear to win exciting movie merchandize. Entry: Free.

When: June 22, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Where: O15’s Caf By Avneet Bagga, 1st Floor, Rear Entrance, Mohid Heights Tower, 4 Bungalows, Lokhandwala Lane, Andheri West, Mumbai

Contact: 022 26310016, 09167967029

The Little Ghost

What: When the clock tower strikes 12 at midnight, the little white ghost awakens in his tower and haunts around his terrain, which is normally devoid of people. He tells the wise owl about his desire to see the world just once by day. He got his wish, but sooner than he thought and differently than he expected.

When: June 20, 7:00 Pm onwards

Where: Prithvi Theatre, 20, Janki Kutir, Juhu Church Road, Juhu, Mumbai

Contact: 022 26149546


Marwar Mega Wedding Show

What: With wedding season all set to kick in, there seem to be too many planning to be done. Marwar Mega Wedding Show presents an exclusive platform that showcase the latest trends in the Indian wedding industry.

When: Till June 21, 10: AM to 7:00 PM

Where: World Trade Centre, World Trade Centre Complex, Centre 1 Building, 31st Floor, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai

Contact: 022 66387272