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Invitation: Puppet Show Called Petroleum

Invitation: Puppet Show Called Petroleum

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The YP Foundation invites all to Varun Narain's PETROLEUM, an interactive puppet theatre production that crosses the divide between 'man' and 'woman' and questions the idea of a 'good woman', followed by an interaction with the artist. Date: November 24, 2008 Time: 6 PM Venue: The Attic, Connaught Place For more information, please contact:  yp.kaivalya@gmail.com / +91 9871003769
Parents Workshop at Teen Murti Bhawan: At Home With Peace

Parents Workshop at Teen Murti Bhawan: At Home With Peace

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Notificaion for the beginning of a series of workshops/ trainings on related themes by Jaya Iyer. The first of the series, we hope to build a community parents who  would like engage on issues of fear, pressure, violence, trust,  tensions, breaches within and with our children.  The beginning is from self and with sharing our own concerns. This would be followed by monthly workshops that use art, meditation, studies in history, conflict transformation techniques, theatre, field visits , media to engage deeply with these issues with support from Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML) and their partners and experts in the field. Date: 23 November 2008 Time: 10.30 am - 1.00 pm Venue: Seminar Hall, NMML, Teen Murti Bhawan, New Delhi Most of all a - build a community that list
Shubha Mudgal Sings for SAHMAT

Shubha Mudgal Sings for SAHMAT

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Shubha Mudgal, one of the most versatile and prominent performers of the new generation of Hindustani musicians, sings for the Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT) which completes twenty years of its activities this year.   Shubha sang for SAHMAT for the first time in 1991 during a 17-hour non-stop performance of music and dance on 1 January 1991: 'Artists Against Communalism'. Since then, she has been actively involved with the activities of SAHMAT in defence of our secular tradition, and has composed and sung, at times especially for SAHMAT, on innumerable occasions. Shubha's repertoire of medieval mystic and Sufi poetry includes rarely heard texts from the Vaishnava Pushti-marg poets, as well as Nirguna Sufiana poetry. As a result of years of studying and setting to music this poe
Julley: Photographic Perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan Regions

Julley: Photographic Perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan Regions

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Travel Writer and Photographer Ajay Jain invites you to Julley (pronounced Ju-l-ay), a photographic perspective from Ladakh and other Himalayan regions. Julley is a cheerful expression of greeting in Ladakh, and the collection of pictures try to capture just this spirit of the region's people, culture and landscapes. On display for the first time are also wall sized prints of 4' x 3', going down to 10" x 12", as well as some on canvas to give a feel of a painting. All very attractively priced. Date: November 19-21, 2008 Time: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm (till 8:00 pm on the last day) Venue: Convention / Auditorium Foyer, India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road, New Delhi Fore more information, please contact: Mobile: +91.99100 44476 Email: ajay@ajayjain.com
Invitation: Press Training on Climate Change, the Indian Story

Invitation: Press Training on Climate Change, the Indian Story

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The Indian chapter of The Climate Project - an international organization of 2500 people who were personally trained by Nobel Laureate Al Gore to spread the message of climate change through in-depth, clear and factual messaging invites the Delhi Press/Journalist community to a special presentation for media about India's climate change situation. During this global meltdown a clear connection between what needs to be done to save the planet and how we can resurrect our economy is now visible. A Presentation about India's climate change story (Followed by lunch and a Q&A Session) Date: Saturday, 22nd November 2008 Time: 12.00 PM Venue: The Press Club of India, #1Raisina Road, New Delhi - 110001 As a main partner NGO to Live Earth, The Climate Project - India (TCP-I) sees th
Essay Competition: The Habitat Young Visionary Award 2009

Essay Competition: The Habitat Young Visionary Award 2009

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India Habitat Center and the National Geographic Channel present an interesting platform for motivated agents of change. Taglined 'U can either WAIT for the Change or Be The Change', IHC calls for enteries for an essay competition on the topic: India's Youth Energy - Power and Potential - Your Vision Grand Prize: Fully funded Summer programme at Cambridge University U.K. Other finalist get to intern with National Geographic Channel and other reputed organisations and NGOs Eligibility: Under-graduate students only. Click here for further information. Interested individuals should send a 1500-2000 word essay on the above mentioned topic to priyanka@indiahabitat.org latest by December 15th, 2008.  
Khoj Foundation’s Annual Day

Khoj Foundation’s Annual Day

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Khoj Foundation cordially invites all for a play performance - Humein Naaz Hai (Khoj Foundation and Jamghat Production). Started as a project to teach non-formal education to street kids roaming around in the South Delhi locations around R.K. Puram Area, the event is being celebrated as an "Annual Day" function, with the Khoj kids, their parents and the volunteers. Date: 9th November, 2008 (Sunday) Time: 6.30 PM Venue: Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Center The play is a satire on the lopsided development happening in the country. It is based on prominent insights exhibiting the lives of people on the streets and their struggles. Entry is Free!
Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

Canvas for Climate Change at Ansal Plaza

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Oxfam India calls for Canvas for Climate Change - an event aimed at spreading awareness about the impact of climate change on the average person, especially on poor people in the rural and urban areas. You Music and Art for Climate Change, will see painters and sculptors spread the message through art, while Gautam Ghosh and his band will say it through music. Date: 9th November, 2008 (Sunday) Time: 1.00 - 5.00 PM Venue: Ansal Plaza, Khel Gaon, New Delhi Some well known painters like Shafi Quereshi, Joyattam Dutta Roy, Sanjay Soni etc. and sculptors like Mir Imtiaz are joining hands to be part of the activities. The paintings on the canvas will be about ordinary people, how they are affected and what they are doing to deal with this.
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2009

Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2009

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In keeping with its DSDS tradition, The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) will be hosting the next Delhi Sustainable Development Summit from 5th to 7th February, 2009 in New Delhi. The summit in 2009 would seek to reinforce the climate change agenda of the previous year. Based on the theme ‘Towards Copenhagen: an equitable and ethical approach’, DSDS 2009 will aim to arrive at a global consensus on climate change beyond 2012. Industry leaders, opinion makers, and climate change experts will gather to create a uniform level of understanding among all stakeholders and formulate meaningful policy options for constructive dialogue on climate change and try to arrive at an agreement. Click here for more information on the DSDS 2009 website. Previously on Delhi Greens: Delhi S
Public Lecture on the Lions of India

Public Lecture on the Lions of India

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"Lions of India" The School of Environmental Studies, University of Delhi cordially invites all to a public lecture by Dr. Divyabhanusinh on "Lions of India". Date: 3rd November 2008 (Monday) Time: 4:00 pm Venue: The Auditorium, School of Environmental Studies (SES), North Campus, University of Delhi, (Opposite Physics Dept.) For over a century, the only wild lions in Asia have been in the Gir Forest, Gujarat. The story of their extinction across much of north and central India and their survival in this tract mainly due to protection by the rulers of Junagadh is of continuing relevance for its conservation today. The story of the lion brings together symbol and history, folklore and ecology and requires a synthetic and holistic view of its past. It s also critical to knowing why es...