Festivals

Ring in spring with Istanbul festivals

March 22, 2019

From foodies to martial arts enthusiasts, Istanbulites will celebrate the coming of spring with a variety of festivals In the weeks to come, Istanbul will host a number of wonderful feasting, fun and lifestyle festivals, which will make you want to get out there and literally try something new. A feast of colors at the […]

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Polls during Ramzan: Yogi Adityanath says festivals can’t hinder voting

March 12, 2019

Yogi Adityanath LUCKNOW: A day after cleric Khalid Rasheed Firangi Mahali objected to poll dates falling during the month of Ramzan, the Election Commission of India said on Monday that election process cannot be held back for a month. Mahali had on Sunday said that the polling period from May 6 to 19 will cause difficulty to […]

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Forget Coachella: These Far-Flung Alternatives Are Pushing Festival Style Forward

March 10, 2019

Coachella may still have its charms (okay, maybe just that Beyoncé performance from last year), but at this point, the artistic standards in Indio Valley leave something (okay, a lot) to be desired. Stylistically, too, the festival has reached its nadir. Last year, for the first time in the site’s history, Vogue decided to do […]

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Not just festivals, this community meets to run as well

March 3, 2019

Every weekend, as early as 5.30 am, you can see a group of people from the Northeast motivating each other as they run around Agara or Kaikondrahalli Lake. Runners as young as seven years and as old as 65 years regularly run together. This group of people from Assam, who now call Bengaluru home, show that […]

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Uttar Pradesh steps up vigil ahead of festivals, Lok Sabha elections

March 3, 2019

LUCKNOW: Stepping up vigil ahead of festivals like Shivratri, Holi and also the Lok Sabha elections, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the state administration to crackdown on criminals and anti-social elements, an official said on Sunday. In a video-conference with District Magistrates (DMs) and district police chiefs on Saturday night, the Adityanath […]

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5 Hip Hop Festivals To Support In 2019 That Have Nothing To Do With Ja Rule

February 20, 2019

f there’s one thing everyone in Hip Hop — and, in music in general — can agree on, it’s that Ja Rule’s business savvy is pure, unmitigated garbage. Nearly two months after both a Netflix and a Hulu documentary exposed the rise and fall of the aborted Fyre Festival, the “It’s Murda” rapper announced that he’ll […]

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Music festivals call for NSW to delay changes until after drug deaths inquest

February 18, 2019

Cate Faehrmann and Alex Greenwich talk to reporters following a crisis meeting with music festival organisers over a new licensing regime in NSW. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP Music festival organisers have called on the New South Wales government to halt plans for a new licensing regime. More than a dozen festival organisers and industry stakeholders, including representatives from […]

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Where love blossoms: Bollywood’s romance with the mustard fields

February 17, 2019

Mustard fields in Haryana. The fields of Punjab and Haryana are popular shooting locations for Bollywood films.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO) About halfway through the recently released Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Sonam Kapoor goes to the local gurudwara – the film is set in Moga, a town in Punjab – to meet Rajkummar Rao, […]

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Gully Boy box office day 3: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt film crosses Rs 51 cr mark

February 17, 2019

Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt has gained momentum at the box office amid good reviews and positive word of the mouth. The film showed about 45 % growth on Saturday and collected Rs 18.65 crore. The total collection of the film now stands at Rs 51 crore. It is expected to show […]

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Campus connect: Have innovative ideas? Head to Pune startup fest

February 17, 2019

Students from all streams of engineering at the College of Engineering Pune (COEP) have collaborated to host the first edition of the two-day event titled Pune Startup Fest 2019, starting from February 23. Karan Agrawal, third year, electronics and telecommunications and secretary of the event said, “We will be hosting a startup fest at the […]

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