Fri, May 20


New Delhi

Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival

Meet Indian and International Storytellers under one roof - Mohit Chauhan, Imtiaz Ali, Shantanu Moitra, Paola Balbi, Michal Malinowski, Sanchi Peswani, Sikandar Khan, Shaguna Gahilote, Prarthana Gahilote, Mood Rafiq Langa and group. Tickets available on BookMyShow

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Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival

Time & Location

May 20, 6:00 PM GMT+5:30 – May 21, 9:00 PM GMT+5:30

New Delhi, Bharat Scouts and Guides Marg, Opposite Humayun Tomb Park, Nizamuddin, National Zoological Park, Sundar Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India

About the event

Kathakar - International Storytellers Festival is India`s first and only oral storytelling festival. The 14th edition will bring curious tales from the desert with folktales performed from Gujarat, Rajasthan and the middle east by Paola Balbi (Italy/UAE), Michal Malinowski (Poland), Sikandar Khan (India), Sanchi Peswani (India). Mohit Chauhan, Imtiaz Ali and Shantanu Moitra will join for a unique session of Kissey, Kahani and Music moderated by Prarthana Gahilote. Mohd. Rafiq Langa and group will perform traditional folk music of Rajasthan in the Langa-Manghaniyar style. Curious Tales from the Desert by Shaguna Gahilote and Prarthana Gahilote will be released at the occasion.

Friday, 20th May 2022

6:30 pm – Dastangoi Gujarati and Desert tales by Sanchi Peshwani (India)

7:15 pm - Desert Travel Tales by Paola Balbi (Italy/UAE)

8.00 pm – Book release, Curious Tales from the Desert by Shri Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Law & Justice

8:30 pm – Kissey, Kahani aur Mountains with Kiren Rijiju, Mohit Chauhan, Imtiaz Ali and Shantanu Moitra moderated by Prarthana Gahilote (India)

9:15 pm – Folk Music of the sand dunes

Saturday, 21st May 2022

6:30 pm – Italian folktales by Paoia Balbi (Italy/UAE)

7:00 pm - Vijaydhaan Detha and other Rajasthani folktales by Sikandar Khan (India)

7:45 pm - Tales of the Polish Sand Dunes by Michal Malinowski (Poland)

8:15 pm - Kissey, Kahani aur Travel with Mohit Chauhan, Shantanu Moitra and Imtiaz Ali moderated by Prarthana Gahilote (India)

9:15 pm – Folk Music by Mohd Rafiq Langa and group (Langha Manghaniyar, India)

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