Soul of the Mountain Songs

Tibetan Music Concert

One of the highlights of the opening day will be its ending: some of the best Tibetan singers will descend down from the Himalayas and regale the audience with mountain songs; songs Tibetan nomads sing in Tibet when they graze thousand sheep in the wide green pastureland surrounded by snow-covered mountains.

Musicians: Loten Namling, Sonam Dolma and Jamyang Tashi

Date: 26 Nov 2015
Timings: 08:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Venue: Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre


Storytelling Performance

By Ameen-ul-Haque

A storyteller, story coach and consultant, Ameen-ul-Haque is also the founder of Storywallahs, a company that trains people in the art of storytelling. Ameen has coached leaders, teachers and children alike to be powerful storytellers.

Guide: Ameen-ul-Haque

Date: 27 Nov 2015
Timings: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: Banquet Hall, India Habitat Centre
Age Group: 8-12

Still Dirty

Still Dirty

Jeet Thayil’s Band

Still Dirty is Jeet Thayil’s nomadic music project that originated in Berlin in 2013. The New Delhi edition took shape with the inclusion of Anup Kutty, Tony Guinard, Akshat Taneja, Shardul Mehta and various musicians from the city’s independent music scene.

Band Members: Tony Guinard, Anup Kutty, Shardul Mehta, Akshat Taneja and Jeet Thayil

Date: 27 Nov 2015
Timings: 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Venue: Amphitheatre, India Habitat Centre

TM Krishna

Carnatic Music Concert

By TM Krishna

TM Krishna will explore the idea of Insider/Outsider through the concert.
TM Krishna is a vocalist in the Karnatik tradition. He works with several organizations that research Karnatik music, take it to smaller towns and villages, and support artists from rural South India.

Musicians: TM Krishna (vocal), RK Shriram Kumar (violin) and Arun Prakash (Mridangam)

Date: 28 Nov 2015
Timings: 07:30 pm – 09:00 pm
Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre

Tishani Shaji


Choreographic Production

The last choreographic work of the late Chandralekha.
Sharira is about the profound and invisible female energies that can activate our outer and inner selves. It explores the body as a transformative field for the ascending feminine force, to evoke the condition within which the ‘self’ can experience the world.

Dancers – Tishani Doshi and Shaji K. John
Music – composed and rendered by the Gundecha Brothers
Vocal Umakant Gundecha & Ramakant Gundecha
Pakhawaj Akhilesh Gundecha
Stage & LightsSadanand Menon

Date: 29 Nov 2015
Timings: 07:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre