Hailed as India’s first multi-disciplinary arts event, Serendipity Arts Festival (SAF) is back in Goa with its fourth edition. It will take place from 15th to 22nd December, 2019 across 10 venues in Panaji, offering an immersive experience for all with 100+ compelling projects.
Like every year, SAF will provide a platform for popular as well as emerging artists to showcase their work. However, its 2019 edition specifically aims towards creating a balance between artistic rigour and accessibility of contemporary art to foster cultural development.
The annual arts festival will be focused on 7 core disciplines including music, dance, theatre, visual arts, craft, culinary arts and photography. It will be attended by over 1500 of the finest artists from each discipline and a huge footfall of visitors from across Southeast Asia.
An eminent curatorial panel has been established for the 8-day long Serendipity Arts Festival 2019. It comprises leading names, two curators each, from the seven disciplines.
Here’s a list of who’s who of the curatorial panel:
|Music:||Table player, Aneesh Pradhan|
|Music director, Sneha Khanwalkar|
|Dance:||Bharatnatyam dancer and former chairperson of the CBFC, Leela Samson|
|Choreographer-dancer, Mayuri Upadhya|
|Theatre:||Actor-director, Atul Kumar|
|Film and theatre actress, Arundhati Nag|
|Visual Arts:||Contemporary Indian artist, Sudarshan Shetty|
|Art and cultural historian and museologist, Jyotindra Jain|
|Craft:||Founder and Managing Director of Eka, Pramod Kumar KG|
|Ceramic artist, Kristine Michael|
|Culinary Arts:||Restaurant mogul and chef, Rahul Akerkar|
|Goa-based restaurant owner, Prahlad Sukhtankar|
|Photography:||Curator, Rahaab Allana|
|Photographer-environmental campaigner, Ravi Agarwal|
Other than the exhibitions, cultural performances and other immersive experiences conceptualised by the noted panel members, the festival will feature many other special projects as well along with sunset cruises, jazz music performances, a farmer’s market and more.
The previous editions of the Serendipity Arts Festival transformed the state of Goa by enhancing its cultural landscape with contemporary art experiences. Over the years, they have not only garnered positive response but also successfully redefined perception of the arts.
About Serendipity Arts Festival, Goa:
Serendipity Arts Festival was founded in 2014 by Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal as India’s only art event that unites creative disciplines. An initiative of the Serendipity Arts Foundation, the festival is committed to bringing a tangible change across the cultural spectrum of the country.
Important Details about Serendipity Arts Festival 2019:
15-22 December, 2019
Free. Register Online on Website.