Diwali with a Twist

Let this Diwali be about celebrations of a different kind. Here are some Diwali specials you can look forward to all this week.

Party with Bally Sagoo
Dress up in your Indian best and join the festivities at the year’s biggest Bollywood party and prepare for a larger than life Diwali experience! Baljit Singh Sagoo, popular as Bally Sagoo, is a British-Indian record producer who introduced that party touch to Indian traditional music. He is known for creating a revolution in the Indian music industry and his compositions are still all-time favourites for many. His music videos like Chura Liya, Mere Laung Gawacha, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and many more have been aural and visual treats to music lovers across generations.
What: LuruDiwali Presents Bally Sagoo/UK
When: Wednesday, 18th October @ Skydeck, VR Bengaluru

Myu Bar at Gilly’s Redefined is celebrating Diwali on Wednesday the 18th of October with much fanfare and entertainment. Special Bollywood night with the best of Diwali tunes with DJ Goapu. The entire venue will be lit up with Diyas and the theme of the décor will be ethnic. Live counters of Vodka pani puri will be set up for those who want a dash of fun in their shots. Staff will come around to each table and play a game of teen patti and if the winner at the table gets a free shot. Gilly’s Redefined is the next step in gastronomic evolution of their signature resto-bars – Gilly’s.
Where: Myu Bar at Gilly’s Redefined, # 413, 100 ft, 4th Block, Koramangala, Bengaluru (Opp Sukhsagar)
When: Wednesday, 18th of October, 7 pm onwards.

Ascendas Park Square Mall to host performances by renowned belly dancer
Ascendas, Asia’s premier business space provider, has been celebrating its annual ‘Festival of Joy’ at the Ascendas Park Square Mall in ITPB, Bengaluru. On Saturday, 21 October ‘Festival of Joy’ will be concluding its month long celebrations with a grand finale comprising of electrifying performance by renowned belly dancer, Paayal Gupta. Paayal specialises in Egyptian, Arabic, Fusion and Modern belly dance along with Contemporary and Bollywood freestyle dance forms.
When: Saturday, October 21, 6-8 PM
Where: Ascendas Park Square Mall, International Tech Park Bengaluru (ITPB)

Diwali Fiesta at Phoenix Marketcity
This Diwali celebrate Diwali Fiesta as a part of the grand initiative Phoenix Festival at Phoenix Marketcity Bangalore.
Aarohi (The Rao Project)
Performance Date: 19th October, Thursday
Aarohi from The Rao Project, is an experimental band which experiments Indian music with Western music. The band fuses different forms of India music like Carnatic, hindustani, folk, filmy etc with western genres like jazz, pop, classical, progressive etc. The band consists of 4 musicians namely Tejasvi Raghunath on Indian flute, Sharan Rao on keyboards, Gopi Shravan on Drums and Vinod Shyam Anoor on various percussions.

Boston Brothers
Performance Date: 20th October, Friday
Boston Brothers is a Carnatic violin duet featuring two brothers born and brought up in Boston, USA. This is a unique ensemble where the duo plays famous songs from different genres across the globe on their violin with an Indian flavour. The ensemble consists the two brothers Tejas Manjunath and Pranav Manjunath, Pranav Duth on Drums, Nagendraprasad Subbu on Indian percussions and Akshay Krishna on Keyboards.

Vishnu R Collective
Performance Date: 21st October, Saturday
‘Vishnu R Collective’ presents a unique musical experience that is best defined as Global Voyage – a multi-dimensional and unique journey of music, with a contemporary Indian outlook. The band has carved a niche for itself, winning many hearts across India, USA and Europe with its mellifluous, aesthetic blend of Carnatic, Jazz and Blues music. A confluence of cultures, one can expect technical brilliance, moving melodies, out-of-the-box improvisation and ultimately a wholesome experience of music at its best!

When: 19th to 21st October 2017, Saturday, 6 pm onwards
Where: Courtyard, Phoenix Marketcity Bengaluru.