Indian culture festival in Uppsala 2013


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This year's Indian festival can be experienced at different places in Uppsala during spring and autumn.

Program will be updated continuously with more details

With reservation for changes!

The festival invites you to filmshows, classical concerts, dance theater, exhibitions, lectures, Indian market, food etc. ...

Indian dance and Oriental
fusion concert

Devika Rao och Ulrika Larsen
Orient Squezee

Puppet dance

Indian bazaar and food
from India

28 Sept 18 - 22 at Grand, Trädgårdsgatan 5, Uppsala

Indian Filmfestival
100 years with Indian cinema

FREE Entry
in collaboration with
Indian Embassy

See program below

Indian films the entire weekend
at Slottsbiografen

20-22 sept

More information below :

28 sept
16 -22

OBS! New program!!
on GRAND, Trädgårdsgatan 5, Uppsala

Dancing puppets with Shafiq Kahn
Dancing puppets from Rajasthani tradition in a modern version with Bollywood
kl 16.30 & 18.30

Ulrika Larsen Odissi - East Indian Classical dance recital. Dazzling rhythms, graceful movements and heartening tales of love danced and narrated by Ulrika Larsen. Ulrika Larsen is one of Swedens foremost Odissi exponents.
kl 19.00

Devika Rao from India dance Yakshagana
Yakshagana of the coastal belt of Karnataka is a folk art form dating back to the 15th century.
kl 20.00

Orient Squezeers plays Oriental/western fusion
Classical indian instrument in unison with western instrument
kl 21.00

Indian bazar with handicraft, clothes, art, textiles and more

Serving Indian food & snacks, chai, ekological drinks

Photo exhibition

20-22 sept


Indian Filmfestival - 100 years of Indian film
Indian films the entire weekend at Slottsbiografen

18.00 Black 2005 DRAMA

14.30 Koi Mil Gaga
18.00 Pardes 1997 MUSICAL/DRAMA
21.30 Taal 1999 LOVE/DRAMA

14.30 Taare Zameen Par 2007 BARN/DRAMA
21.00 3 Idiots 2009 KOMEDI/DRAMA

With reservation for changes!
FREE Entry in collaboration with Indian Embassy

Arr: Kulturum, FSAS Uppsala Universitet, Kulturum, Indiska Ambassaden

14 sept
14 -22

CULTURAL EVENING at Uppsala Art Museum

14-21 Experience a unique hand stitched Indian tent and Indian bazar with handicraft, clothes, art, food and a lot more...

14-15.30 Creative workshop: Block printing & Indian writing. Try typing your name in Hindi on HINDI DIWAS versary

16-16.45 Try Indian dance - for children

17.00-18.00 Garam masala, exprimentiell music: tabla och slagverk

18.30-19.30 Bollywood and classical indian dance

20-21 Sur Shakti from India - concert with
konsert med Santoor - Pathan Mohammed Altaf, Sitar - Irfan Khan, Tabla - Aadil Hussain Khan

- Film at Fyrisbiografen 22.00 FREE

Arr: Uppsala Konstmuseum, FSAS Uppsala Universitet, Kulturum, Indiska Ambassaden

3 sept

kl 19

Bollywood Dance - Sugar N' Spice
at Svandammshallarna, Uppsala

Welcome to a fantastic and colourful Bollywood dance show with the Indian group Sugar N Spice. A power pack entertainment group that has enthralled audience’s worldwide with their spell binding performances. Having specialized in Folk music events, Bollywood nights and star nights they bring to you a combination of all the above with fusion effects of international music.

Besides graceful and well choreographed dancers they will also incorporate live singing by professional play back singers from the Indian film cinema and television.

This show is specially designed by putting a few world famous English numbers which will smoothly blend with the Bollywood numbers followed by power pack Bhangra and other dances of India.

Price: 100 kr adult, 70 kr youth 13-20 år och students, children free

With UNT-card: "Two persons on one ticket"
One UNT-card for two persons or one family with childen/youth
Entry with UNT-card is only aviable to buy at UNT City 018-4781070

Tickets at UNT or

Arr: Kulturum, Indiska Ambassaden, Indian Council for Cultural Relations

15 indian dancers &
Micky Narula and
Sangita Kopalkar


4 june
kl 20

Swedens top sitar players in session
Gamla stationshuset

Ganapati - Indisk klassisk raga
Håkan Almkvist - Sitar and Hugo Widén - tabla
Raga is on kind of music associated with India. There are different ragas fore different hours of the day and each raga expresses a specific mood.

Palace on Wheels - Sitarduo
Stian Grimstad - Sitar, KG Westman - Sitar och Hugo Widén - tabla
Arr: Kulturum, ABF

25 may
kl 11 -20



Carnevale of Cultures at Botaniska trädgården Ecological and fare trade café, Indian variuos small dishes, Raw food, vegan food, Chai and other hot and cold beverages.

Per Sahlström - textile handicrafts, ecological cotton and organic dye.
Sadhna Alström lectures about "the childrens garden Palna"
"Fore many years I had a dream about creating a menigfull play enviroment for the children at PALNA, an orphanage in Delhi, India ( About two years ago I was found rasing gifts with the help of my friends and it made the dream come true"

Arr: Kulturum, ABF

24 april
kl 14

Namasthe - Indian music and dance at Kulturoasen in Håga
This time we host the sucessesfull trio enhanced by a dancer who performs the graceful and subtile danceform from the southindian culture - the result is that an already fantastic consert becomes accomplished!

Ms. Shantala Subramanyam flute and vocals, Ms. Akkarai Sornalatha violin
Mr. Sai Giridhar drums och vocal percussion, Ms. Shweta Prachande dance

Arr: Musik i Uppland, Kulturum, Kulturhjältarna, ABF

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