Family Fun: Things to Do this Dusshera Break

The first thing most parents mark on a school diary is the Holidays. Of course, holidays are much more fun than school days, hands down! And are you wondering on how could you make the most of the upcoming Dusshera holidays?

EventsHigh has all the right answers to make this Dussehra  / Dussera / Navaratri break score a A+ in family fun. Enjoy the flavor of the season, soak in the culture and spread the happiness ! Here’s our top picks for a great Dussehra Holiday.

Doll Viewing:

Bimba the Art Ashram invites you to the entrancing experience of Rasalok still theatre – miniature art ; a captivating and deep spiritual experience for all in a single defining moment in time from our inheritance of immortal wisdom. Rasalok is expressed through a live oral theatrical recital, miniature intricate handmade art, miniature drama settings – all created, composed and narrated by a solo artist.The Two dramatic moments for Navaratri 2015 are Tyagaraja draws a 5 stringed chariot and Hanuman courts wilful captivity  Wed, 14 Oct 2015 – 22 Oct | 11:30 AM | Bimba Art Foundation And Rasalok

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Dhaatu Puppet Theatre brings to the people, the stories of Indian Epics and Heroes through the ancient art-form of Puppetry. The puppet theatre has done revival work in the areas of String and Jointed Puppets of Karnataka. Dhaatu Navaratra Doll Display happens during the month from Dussera to Deepavali every year. Thematic Display of Traditional Dolls over 1200 sq ft area with more than 5000 dolls is the largest doll exhibition in Bangalore and open to the public. Dhaatu Centre for Sharing , Banashankari.

 

Take a Culture Trail

Dasara Dolls Walk Bengalurubyfoot is proud to announce the only walk of its kind in Bangalore which takes guests to view Dasara dolls at three different places in Basavanagudi. Come know more about the different displays, “Pattada Gombe” (Raja Rani dolls) as well as other rituals associated with these dolls. Wed, 14 Oct 2015 Till 24 Oct | 10:00 AM | 91903588429, +91 80 41203095

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Navrathri Special Walking Tour A special walk showcasing Dasara dolls and storytelling through still theatre. Experience the festivity with all its fervour through our walk showcasing the culture, traditions and local customs. Wed, 21 Oct 2015 |4:00 PM | Netkallapa Circle Basavangudi | +91 9480049807

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Dance the Dandiya with the Kiddos

Dandiya Night at Kydz Adda Come along to learn dandiya from the experts from Mudhra Cultural Academy. Check out some awesome performances and and sway to the tunes of Gujarat !Best dressed, Best dance and lots to look forward to! There will be stalls, food and lots of music to dance to! Sat, 24 Oct 2015 | 6:00 PM |Kydz Adda

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Over Night Classical Extravaganza
Yamini 2015 @ PES University SPIC MACAY Bengaluru, in association with PES University, Banashankari, is delighted to present an overnight extravaganza of Indian Classical Music and Dance. Shantha and VP Dhananjayan (Bharatanatyam),Parveen Sultana (Hindustani Vocal), Nityanand Haldipur (Hindustani Flute), Ganesh-Kumaresh (Carnatic Violin) and Nithyasree Mahadevan (Carnatic Vocal). Sat, 17 Oct 2015| 6:00 PM | PES University

 

Music to thy heart & soul
Shankar Mutt Navaratri Utsav 2015 has a splendid line up of artists for Navarati. The concerts are Sri Sankara Mutt,  Malleshwaram | 6.30pm.
13th Oct – Tuesday — P Unnikrishnan
14th Oct – Wednesday — Nithyashree Mahadevan
15th Oct – Thursday — U.Rajesh
16th Oct – Friday — TN Krishnan
17th Oct – Saturday — T.M.Krishna
18th Oct – Sunday — Ganesh & Kumaresh
19th Oct – Monday — Udayalur Kalyanaraman
20th Oct – Tuesday –Priya Sisters
21st Oct – Wednesday — B Kannan [ Madhura Veena ]
22nd Oct – Thursday — Saswathi Prabhu

 

Breath Right & Breath Easy
Yogi Kids is organizing Hridayam – Yoga Retreat for Children in ages 8 to 12 years, a three day residential program, set in serene and lush green environment on outskirts of Bangalore. Scheduled from 17th to 19th October 2015, the retreat is for children in 8-12 age group with an option for parents to join in. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 | 9:30 AM | School Of Ancient Wisdom

 

Catch a  Classy Show
Tale of an Anklet The most acclaimed 3rd Century Epic Cilappatikaram or ‘The Tale of an Anklet’ is being staged as a mega ballet, directed and adapted for the stage by Meena Das Narayan. With a cast of about 70 dancers from various acclaimed dance schools in Bengaluru, the dance opera will feature several dance forms including; Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kalari, Mohiniyattam, Kathak, Odissi, Chau, and Kathakali. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 | 6:00 PM |Chowdiah Memorial Hall

Shop & Support
Buzzar – The Bengaluru Artisan Market. Sat, 17 Oct 2015 Till 18 Oct| 11am |  VR Bengaluru, Mahadevpura


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Get out of Town

Dasara Tour An all included package tour to Mysore city to participate in the Dasara festivities. Wed, 21 Oct 2015 – 23, Oct | 2:00 PM|Bengaluru by Foot  | +919035888429, +91 80 41203095

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And don’t miss out on  Durga Puja Pandal Hopping and to dance away at Dandiya nights. Enjoy!