Events to watch out for:
DELHI DANCE FEVER
When: 1st and 2nd December
Where: International Youth Centre, Chanakyapuri and Shri Ram Centre, Safdar Hashmi Marg, respectively
What: Hansraj College’s choreography societies – Terpsi Chorean and Big Dance Centre present Delhi Dance Fever, a mega dance festival. The two day long event includes seminars, workshops, competitions and various other dance based activities. They expect participation from the leading schools and colleges in Dehi and will also be inviting embassies and NGO’s along with the finest dance institutions. Their aim, as they say, is to expose students and young people to different genres and schools of thought related to dance. By expanding people’s horizons, they hope to provide a gateway for young dancers and their future. The event promises to be an absolute treat to dance-lovers and laymen alike so put on your dancing shoes and prepare for the fever!
OBAMA’S POLICIES: OLD WINE, NEW BOTTLE
When: Wednesday, 2nd December, 2:00 pm
Where: Lecture Hall,
Dept. of Political Science,
Faculty of Social Sciences (2ndfloor),
University of Delhi (North Campus)
What: Obama’s Policies: Old Wine, New Bottle is a talk organized by the political science department of Delhi University. It will be given by prominent figures from around the world, featuring the likes of radical radio journalist and political commentator David Barsamian, the producer of the prize-winning Alternative Radio, Barsamian who has conducted many penetrating interviews of Chomsky, Edward Said and Eqbal Ahmed among various others. The talk will centre on analyzing the national and foreign policies of US President Barrack Obama.
ACT NOW! CLIMATE KE LIYE BAJAO!
When: Saturday, 5th December, 6:00 pm to Sunday, 6th December, 10:00 pm
Where: Qila Rai Pithora, Lado Sarai
What: It is a two day long music concert with a cause. Bigwigs from the Indian music industry like Mohit Chauhan, Indian Ocean, Advaita, Sarangi Funk (featuring Kamal Sabri), Groove Adda, Ankur Tewari and the Ghalat Family, Bandish and Nepali band X-Mantra will come together on one platform to show their support for SEED, India’s youth campaign for climate change. The opening act is a western choreography on environment by Big Dance. The cause behind this event is to ask for a fair, ambitious & binding deal at COP15 world climate change negotiations from 7 – 18 Dec, 2009 in Copenhagen regarding the preservation of the Himalayan ecosystem in South Asia.