Seafood and Wine Promotion
Where: The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai Contact: 022-6676 1234
The Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, will host Chef Alessandro Pavoni for a five-day seafood and wine promotion. Chef Alessandro heads the operations at Park Hyatt Sydney and is responsible for the success of the iconic, Harbour Kitchen & Bar there.He will showcase his Australian seafood recipes.
Kolkata Fashion Week
Where: PC Chandra Greens, EM Bypass, Kolkata Check out: http://kolkatafashionweek. com/
This four-day fashion fiesta is the first of its kind for the city of joy. Return to Roots will be the prevailing theme and the list of designers includes Ritu Kumar,Narendra Kumar and Bibi Russell.
Where: Visual Arts Gallery, New Delhi Call: 011-4150 4521
Self-taught contemporary artist Jaideep Mehrotra’s solo exhibition takes place in Delhi after a gap of 18 years. Titled Growing Panes in Solitude, it highlights changing urban landscapes and reflects on the attacks in Mumbai.
Laughter Yoga Session
Where: Silver Oak Resort, Bangalore Check out: www.laughteryoga.org
This certified laughter yoga training programme is conducted by Dr Madan Kataria, founder of the worldwide laughter yoga movement. A simple yet profound exercise form, laughter yoga combines unconditional laughter with yogic breathing techniques and is backed by modern scientific research. Go giggle!
International Paragliding Championship
Where: Vagamon, Kerala
Check out: www.paraglidingkerala.com
The hilly terrain, cool climes and vast meadows make Vagamon the perfect paragliding destination. Nearly 60 glider pilots, from over 12 countries, are expected to descend this April. International Paragliding Championship
McDowell Indian Derby
Where: Mahalaxmi Racecourse, Mumbai Contact: Royal Indian Western Turf Club, Mahalaxmi (022)-2305 3679
The Mumbai racing season kicks off with the McDowell Indian Derby, an annual affair with all the traditional English trimmings. Full of style, excitement and the adventurous spirit of the sport, expect to rub shoulders with high society fillies and cocktail party stallions.
Indian Premier League
Check out: www.iplt20.com
It’s back! The much-awaited second season of the Indian Premier League finally kicks off this April and hotting up the action are big players and bigger investors like Bollywood’s Shilpa Shetty. After the Lahore attack, the dates and location of the matches are up in the air at the time of going to press.