Mahindra Roots Festival
Mahindra Roots Festival
The Mahindra Roots Festival (MRF) aims to explore distinctive and forgotten art forms that are integral to India’s cultural heritage. The festival features theatre performances, immersive storytelling, folk music, classical music and poetry in multiple languages, including Hindi, Punjabi, English, and Kannada, among others, as well as tribal music forms, contemporary Sufi, Abhangas, Bengal’s Baul music tradition etc. MRF showcases art through various formats such as larger-than-life installations, spectacular décor and much more, reintroducing audiences to their grand cultural heritage. Furthermore, artists from various genres, languages, and cultures enthral audiences with performances that are an aural and visual treat.
The Mahindra Roots Festival which seeks “to reintroduce and celebrate the spectacular amalgamation of India’s vast and diverse cultural heritage through a contemporary lens” will be held on 24 and 25 Feb, 2024 across venues (Bal Gandharva Mandir, Bandra Fort Amphitheatre, antiSOCIAL) in Mumbai. Check out the festival schedule here.
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How To Get There
How to Reach Mumbai
1. By Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai metropolitan area. It is situated about 30 km from the main Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) train station. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji has two terminals. Terminal 1, or the domestic terminal, was the old airport referred to as Santa Cruz Airport, and some locals still use this name. Terminal 2, or the international terminal, replaced the old terminal 2, formerly known as Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai from most major cities in India and across the world. Buses and cabs are easily available from the airport to reach desired destinations.
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2. By Rail: Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by train. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the most popular station in Mumbai. Trains to Mumbai are available from all major railway stations in India. Some important Mumbai trains of note are the Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, and Konkan Kanya Express.
3. By Road: Mumbai is well-connected with national highways and expressways. Visiting by bus is economical for individual tourists. Government-run and private buses operate daily services. Travelling to Mumbai by car is a common choice made by travellers, and hailing a cab or hiring a private car is an efficient way of exploring the city.
Items & Accessories To Carry
1. Carry summer clothes to beat the humidity in Mumbai.
2. Sandals, flip flops, sneakers — wear comfortable shoes and ensure your feet are summer-ready too!
3. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.
4. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate are things you should keep handy.
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