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Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival is an imperative segment of the city’s thriving cultural idiosyncrasies and this effervescent jamboree is simply sensational.
Cloaking the Safed Baradari in its charms, the 5 days of this festival witnesses an array of weaves and crafts, music and maestros of various fields to scrumptious plates of divergent cuisines!
MSLF truly presents a kaleidoscopic vision of art, aesthetics and culture, and embodies the razzmatazz of the pluralistic, inclusive and unique traditions of the city.
During the day, they host heritage walks and tours to explore the living history of Lakhnau and at night, you can join in for captivating performances or a leisurely Qissa Goi while relishing a delicious qulfi or while gorging on succulent kebabs.
The literary guftugus held here are accompanied by noted authors, historians and littérateurs who are bound to open up your perceptions to a whole new school of thought!
Explore the crafts bazaar for exquisite hand-crafted products from around the country and take home the artsy essentials which make for precious gifting items too!
Regardless of who you are or where you are from, Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival has something for everyone!
This Festival is dedicated to the Late Indira Mahindra, whose contribution to the arts and culture of Lucknow has left an everlasting stamp on historical importance of the city.
Indira Mahindra had authored and published four books and was also featured in the Bollywood film Kaali Ghata while in Mumbai. The fervent support she ushered for Indian art and culture was unparalleled.
This festival was built upon the very principles that Indira Mahindra lived by- to bring together people from all walks of life and to celebrate the rich culture of our country
The cornerstone of the Santakada Festival, Madhavi Kukreja is the feisty and fierce lady who makes us believe in the concept of prevailing goodness in our world!
She is a development livelihood professional and human rights activist who helps marginalized rural women to focus on skills and perspective building to inculcate a sense of leadership amidst them!
Since 2006, Sanatkada organisation has been working to revive, restore and showcase traditional and handmade crafts, jewellery and textiles from around the country in Lucknow while focusing specially on the indigent Muslim women!
The Sanatkada Lucknow Festival is sponsored by the automobile major Mahindra and this is one of the most popular events in town so if you’re in Lucknow- kindly drag your tashreef right here!
When: 1st to 5th February, 2019
Where: Safed Baradari and Saleempur House, Qaiser Bagh
Timings: 11AM to 10PM
Cost: Entry is free but have to register online before you head out.