Mesmerizing dance moves, heart-warming music and enthralling theatrical performances – entertainment is set to come full circle right in the city. The Park’s New Festivalcomes down to the city with its contemporary performance arts festival. Organized by The Park Hotels and conceptualized by Prakriti Foundation, the festival will be in the city from September 17 to 19.
The fest kicked off in Chennai on August 24 and will wind up in Kolkata after travelling through Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi. Entering its seventh edition, the festival promises to promote local and global talent. This year the artists include Amit Chaudhuri, Deepak Kurki and Sandeep John.
“India has a rich heritage. In keeping with our commitment to promote contemporary art and culture, The Park Hotels is back with the seventh edition of The Park’s New Festival. This year, the platform will be open for both international and local artists who will present excellent pieces of engaging acts,” said Priya Paul, chairperson, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels.
Amit Chadhuri’s ‘a moment of mishearing’, an audio-visual narrative which has received arts award from the Arts Council of England will be a major highlight in Kolkata on September 19 besides a cluster of small plays by Stray Factory on September 17 and contemporary dance performance by Deepak Kurki the following day. “The Park’s New Festival brings together international and local artistes together at a world class forum to celebrate art, expression, creativity and culture. Our partnership with The Park Hotels has been a fulfilling journey since our maiden act and we hope to continue our association for the years to come,” said Ranvir Shah, founder, Prakriti Foundation and the curator of the festival.
[Source: Times of India]