Finally, it is that time of the year when the deadly summers are slowly on their way out to make way for cooler times, filled with the magic of festivities and all that fun. Now that Navratri celebration in Delhi is just around the corner we suggest you pull your socks up and put that work mode aside for a while because the coming days are nothing but exciting and fun. Amidst all the frenzied festive spirit, it only makes sense for us to tell you how beautifully you can indulge in the Navratri merry making right here in your own Delhi. Here’s how.
1. Bollywood Garba Raas Lila
Yes, it is the beginning of the best time of the year. Lot of festivities, puja, meeting up with family and friends and complete indulgence in food. We recommend you start the Navratri celebration with The Bollywood dandiya raas season at the Kingdom of Dreams Gurgaon on 22nd, 23rd, and 24th of September. Get dressed in your garba outfits and grab hold of a partner or a family member and enjoy this traditional reverberating art. The event will have a famous Dandiya dance troupe, singing celebrities from Indian Idol, India’s Got Talent and Jhalak Dikhlaja. Not to forget the divinely delicious chat pakoris and other scrumptious paraphernalia, besides shopping. This blockbuster of an event starts at 7:00 pm and lasts for 4 hours. A single ticket is for Rs. 1019 and couples go for Rs. 1698.
Location:Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon
Dates: 22-24 September, 2017
Entry: Rs. 1019/- per person
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2. 61st edition of "Ramlila" at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra
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You cannot enjoy Navratri celebrations in Delhi without witnessing the divine play of Lord Rama and the vanquishing of the enemy. Right? We recommend you let go of the TV set and get a live experience instead this time. The 61st edition of "Ramlila" presented by Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra, Copernicus Marg starts from 21st September to 17th October 2017 with slots starting from 6:30 pm to 9:15 pm. The play presents core values that reflect the emotions of devotion, loyalty, endearing family relationships and respect to elders. The life of Ram is a medley of allegories which provide the foundation of a metaphysical way of life that is succinctly depicted in this enthralling act. This year, the team has added many new elements to the production to keep it fresh like every year. There are beautiful new costumes, handmade jewellery, more elaborate sets and brand new choreography, which brings together yet another memorable experience for the viewer. The tickets are priced at Rs. 200 and go up to Rs. 3000. You can buy the tickets online at DelhiEvents website or at Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra itself.
Location: Shriram Bhartiya Kala Kendra
Dates: 21st Sep to 17th Oct, 2017
Entry: Rs. 200 to 3000 per person
3. Aarambh - 2017 : Navratri Festival
If you're a core Delhiite and getting to NCR is a difficult task, grab your dandiya sticks and head to Sur Tal at Talkatora Stadium that is hosting a pulsating free style Raas Garba night to begin the Navratri Celebrations in Delhi. The three-day event starts from 22nd and ends on 24th September 2017 and include artists from Gujarat. If you haven’t danced in a while and are stressed out with the usual deadly Delhi traffic, this is the time to release the stress by dancing it all away. Get your friends and family together for this one. The event starts at 6:00 pm and will last for four exciting hours. Tickets are priced at Rs. 590 each and can be booked at BookMyShow.
Location: Talkatora Stadium New Delhi
Dates: 22nd to 24th September, 2017
Entry: Rs. 590/- per person
4. ICCR presents 7th Delhi International Jazz Festival at Nehru Park
The experience of listening to music under the stars and open sky is something totally different and memorable. This is even more so if you enjoy a little bit of greenery thrown into the mix. Are the Navratri events in Delhi and puja not your thing at the moment? Don’t worry we got your back. If you are looking for something completely different then this is the perfect event for the music lover in you. The beautiful gardens and the fellow music lovers make a perfect setting to chill out listening to Jazz by different jazz bands from different parts of the world over three days: 23rd-25th September. Sit on the lawn with your friends or family with delicious snacks and have a relaxed laid back evening. Entrance is free and the seating is on a first-come-first-served basis. The event starts at 6:00 pm.
Location: Nehru Park, Vinay Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi
Dates: 23rd to 25th September, 2017
So the next time you can’t seem to decide what to plan and how to go about, just leave the planning to Cleartrip.com. All we need for you to do is to gear up and be ready to have absolute fun while we keep you abreast of the latest in town.