With Diwali just round the corner, here’s a list of things you can do in Lucknow to start off the festivities early!
Dastkaarii: Diwali Edition
What: Dastakaarii, a handicraft and lifestyle exhibition will be back in Lucknow, this Diwali with its 4th season. The Diwali theme of this edition makes it even more special. You can find handmade apparels, jewellery, footwear, handbags, artefacts and much more under one roof and add the charm of handcrafted things to the Karvachauth and Diwali festivities.
When: October 25-26
Where: Novotel Hotel
How Much: Free entry (RSVP your response to: 9838954515 or 8299776505)
Auditions for India Singing/Dancing Superstar 2018
What: If you have a flair for singing or dancing and yearn for fame this is the place to be! India Dancing Superstar and India Singing Superstar will hold auditions on October 28. So Lucknow, wear your dancing shoes and practice your notes because the winners will get exciting prizes and have a chance to live their dreams.
When: October 28
Where: Little Millenium Pre-School, C-3, Sector-E, Aliganj
How Much: Rs 1180 (Register on PayTm and Insider.In)
Not Just Baniya: Comedy Special by Gaurav Gupta
What: Gaurav Gupta is one of the best comics around. He is not just brutally honest but also keenly observes the most trivial idiosyncrasies of Indians. He can lend a hilarious twist to his experiences as a baniya! So if getting your ribs tickled is what you’re looking for, you should definitely head for this comedy special.
When: October 28
Where: SOLD Bar Exchange Cafe (916 LGF, Lekhraj Khazana, Block A , Indira Nagar)
How much: 499 on-wards (tickets available on bookmyshow.com)
Jannat se Jaun Elia: Play
What: ‘Jannat se Jaun Elia’ is the dramatization of Anwar Maqsood’s namesake satire of the same name. Elia was a progressive poet and the play is based on the fictitious interactions he has with stalwarts such as Mir, Ghalib, Sauda, Iqbal, Faraz, Nasir Kazmi in heaven. Show the writers and actors some love and go to watch the play this Saturday.
When: October 27
Where: Sant Gadge Ji Maharaj Auditorium ( Sangeet Natak Academy [SNA Campus], Gomtinagar )
How Much: 200 onwards (tickets available on bookmyshow)
What: To end the month on a high note The Cairo Tales brings you a grand Halloween Party. Halloween is not just for kids, the ‘Trick or Treat’ eve is also for the adults to dress up and have the time of their lives. So unleash the drama king/queen inside you, dress up in your favourite costume, put on some make-up and let the evil spirits guide you towards a scintillating experience. Let’s go a little global and live life to the fullest!
When: October 31 (8 pm on-wards)
Where: The Cairo Tales (10, Rohtas Residential, Vibhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar)
How Much: 1500 on-wards (book your tickets on bookmyshow.com or go on the Facebook page of The Cairo Tales for more info)
Have some fun this week in Lucknow and stay tuned for the November list which will feature ‘Right to Write’ by The Writers Hub and “Kahaaniya Tour” by Tape a Tale. Happy Month End!