Saturday, October 29, 2011

Halloween party @ HippoCampus

Enchanted Woods!

Magic Show,

Game Stalls,

Craft Stalls,


and A whole lot of fun!

Date: 30th Oct’11 || Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm|| Age: 4 – 6 yrs

Fee: Members – Rs 400 || Non members: Rs 500

House of Horrors!

There’s a monster at my window, a grim reaper by my door.

There’s a vampire on my table who keeps on smiling more and more.

There’s a ghost who haunts my bedroom, a goblin whose face is green,

they used to be my family till they went for Halloween!

Enter at your own risk!

Date: 30th Oct’11 || Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm|| Age: 7 and above

Fee: Members – Rs 400 || Non members: Rs 500

Please Note: This event is open for children only. There will be no entry for parents. Kindly, bring the ticket on the day of the event.

For more details and tickets contact 080 – 25630206.

Hippocampus Children’s Experience Centre- Bangalore

525, 16th Main, 3rd Block
Bangalore – 560 034
Tel: 080- 2563 0206
E mail:

The Hindu's November Fest: Saptashabda

As part of The Hindu's November Fest 2011, Chitravina N Ravikiran and Unnikrishnan team up to feature traditional compositions interspersed with contemporary compositions and arrangements that employ Ravikiran's award winning concept, Melharmony.

4th Nov, 2011 | 7:30 PM

Where: Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Malleshwaram, Bengaluru

Tickets: Rs. 100, Rs. 200, Rs. 300

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Journey through India with Aruna Sairam

Aruna Sairam is one of the most renowned classical musicians of India, who apart from creating a niche for herself in both the national and international sphere, is also endowed with the gift of singing in over ten different Indian languages. The cadence of her poetry is the indescribable rhythm of Journey through India with Aruna Sairam.

Journey through India traverses the length and breadth of India's diversity through the magic of music with Padmashri Aruna Sairam in over 12 Indian languages.

When: 29th Oct, 2011 at 7:30 PM
Where: Chowdaiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore.
Tickets Prices: Rs. 2000, 1000, 750, 500 and 300.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Apple Mela at Lalbagh

Apple lovers rejoice- step into Lalbagh and you'll be spoilt for choice.

The State Horticulture Department, in association with National Horticulture Board, has organised Inter-State Horti Fair—Horti Sangam 2011 (Apple Mela) at the Lalbagh Botanical Garden.

There are 40 stalls at the mela selling all kinds of processed food, from farmers of these three States as wells as Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.

A wide variety of apples, from more than 11 states across the country, are up for grabs. The apples are priced between Rs. 60 and Rs. 100 a kilo depending on the size, quality and variety.

When: Oct 14 (Fri) - Oct 17 (Mon) 2011 | 8am to 7pm

Where: Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore

personal tip: Had a fruitful trip picking up many vegetables, fruits and also nuts & preserves! Go in the morning before the stalls sell out on their best.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Silk Utsav 2011

Silk Utsav 2011 the largest and exclusive silk exhibition to be held at Bangalore showcases the latest designs and trends of the silk industry.

When: Oct 12 (Wed) to Oct 18, (Tue) 2011 | 11am to 8pm

Where: Gayathri Vihar, Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

Monday, October 10, 2011

My Child & I

"You tired? Then go to sleep"

"Finished eating? Go wash your hand"

"Where is that book? Find it NOW!!!"

"Don't disturb me, I'm taking rest"

"Why making so much noise?"

" Come hold my hand in the park/beach/crossing road"

The above is a short compilation of Secondborn's recent quips.
Has me thinking who's actually the parent here.

Riotous Role Reversal!

Wonders Expo 2011


“7 Wonders Of the World - Bangalore” is a mega event to be organized in the heart of the Bangalore city.

It’s the first of its kind of handmade Thermocol Models By Richard Sabastin.

The Biggest Wonders Expo event in the annual calendar of Bangalore is now in an exciting avatar. Conceptualized on par with international standards, The 3 day event will be heady mixture of Fun , Shopping, Entertainment for kids & adults alike.

This is an Educational Event to promote the New 7 wonders of World and Bangalore through Thermocol models of:

The World:

  • The Pyramid at Chichén Itzá Yucatan Peninsula,
  • Mexico, Christ Redeemer Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,
  • The Roman Colosseum Rome, Italy,
  • The Taj Mahal Agra, India,
  • The Great Wall of China,
  • Petra Jordan,
  • Machu Picchu Peru


  • Pyramid Valley
  • Bull Temple
  • Vidhana Soudha
  • Lalbagh
  • St Mary’s Basilica
  • Jamia Masjid
  • Bangalore Palace

When: 14-16 Oct, 2011 (fri-Sun)

Where: Palace Grounds

Sunday, October 9, 2011

Nisha Rajagopal in Concert

Nisha P Rajagopal, a popular young vocalist in the field of Carnatic Music, is the first recipient of the "Hindu Saregama M.S.Subbulakshmi Award" in April 2011.

Vidushi Nisha Rajagopal Vocal
Vidushi Charulatha Ramanujam Violin
Vidwan Cheluvaraju Mridangam
Vidwan Omkar G Rao Ghatam

16.10.11 04.15 pm
The Indian Heritage Academy Hall, 6th Block, Koramangala, Bangalore- 560 095

Friday, October 7, 2011

Jewels of India

India's Leading Jewellery Exhibition Cum Sale of Gold, Diamonds, Platinum, Gems & Jewellery.

Over 100 Top Jewellers from all over India participating under a single roof!

Oct 15 - 17, 2011

Venue: Bangalore Palace, Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

(Entrance from Mount Carmel College, Vasanthnagar Side)

Official Website:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Gayana Samaj 43rd Annual Conference-Concerts

Where: The Bangalore Gayana Samaja
Krishna Rajendra Road, Basavangudi,
Bangalore 560004

Main Concerts

16.10.2011 1800hrs

Malladi Brothers Vocal Duet
M.A.Sundareshvaran Violin
M.L.N.Raju Mrudanga
M.A.Krishna Murthy Ghata

17.10.2011 1800hrs

M.S.Sheela Vocal
Nalina Mohan Violin
Arjun Kumar Mrudanga
Bharadwaj Satavalli Morcing

18.10.2011 1800hrs

N.Vijayashiva Vocal
Charulatha Ramanujam Violin
Manojshiva Mrudanga
G.Guruprasanna Kanjira

19.10.2011 1800hrs

Suma Sudhindra Veena
B.Raghuram Violin
B.C.Manjunath Mrudanga
S.N.Narayana Murthy Ghata

20/10/2011 1800hrs
Sanjay Subramanyam –Vocal
M R Gopinath- Violin
Neyveli Venkatesh – Mrindangam
Trichy Murali- Ghatam

R S Ramakanth– Vocal
Nagai Sriram– Violin
SrimushnamV Raja Rao – Mridangam
G S Ramanujam - Ghatam

22.10.2011 1800hrs

Ranjani and Gayathri Vocal Duet
Charumathi Raghuram Violin
H.S.Sudhindra Mrudanga
Sukanya Ramgopal Ghata

23.10.2011 1800hrs

Mysore Manjunath and
Vishwamohan Bhat Jugalbandhi

Junior Concerts

17.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Tanmayee Krishnamurthy Vocal
Apoorva Krishna Violin
Akshay Anand Mrudanga

18.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Priyanka C Prakash Vocal
Anirudh Violin
V.Karthik Mrudanga

19.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Kalashari Bhavani Vocal
Narayan Sharma Violin
Mysore R Sukrut Mrudanga

20.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Pavani Kashinath Vocal
Vittala Rangan Violin
D.R.Chetan Murthy Mrudanga

21.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Children of Mysore Nagaraj
and Mysore Dr.Manjunath Violin Trio

22.10.2011 1615 – 1745hrs

Abhilash (Chennai) Vocal
M.P.Adithya Violin
Avinash Krishna Mrudanga