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The IIC Experience: A Festival of the Arts : 11 to 15 October 2019 Programme :    The IIC Experience: A Festival of the Arts : 11 to 15 October 2019
Venue Name: AUDITORIUM, CONFERENCE ROOM I, FOUNTAIN LAWNS & GANDHI KING PLAZA
Start Date: 12 Oct 2019
End Date: 12 Oct 2019
Start Time: 10:00
Category Name : FESTIVALS
 
PROGRAMME SCHEDULE DAY-BY-DAY

SATURDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2019
 
10:00 am
 
Filmi Duniya Mein Awadh
Chaudhvin Ka Chand (Full Moon/India)
(169 min; 1960; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Mohammed Sadiq
 
With Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Minoo Mumtaz 
 
11:30 am 
Contextualising Progressive, Indian Art from the 20th Century 
Re-visiting the pioneers of modern Indian art, beginning with F.N. Souza, M.F. Husain, S.H. Raza, H.A. Gade, S.K. Bakre, K.H. Ara and others
Curated by Vijay Kowshik & Gogi Saroj Pal
 
Inauguration by Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan on Saturday, 12 October 2019 at 11:30 am
 
On view at the Art Gallery, Kamaladevi Complex, 11 am to 7 pm 
 
The exhibition will remain on view until 25 October 2019
 
(Collaboration: Arts Glacerhi;)
 
1:15 pm
Filmi Duniya Mein Awadh
Pakeezah (Pure/India)
(147 min; 1972; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Kamal Amrohi
 
With Meena Kumari, Raaj Kumar, Ashok Kumar
 
4:00 pm
Soz Khwani
Presented by Askari Naqvi from Mustafabad, Uttar Pradesh 
 
Soz Khwani or Songs of Lament, is a rare poetic, musical, storytelling art which tells the story of a battle between evil and truth fought by the Prophet’s grandson Hussain with a small band of 72 women, men and children against the rulers of the times in Karbala about 1400 years ago. Askari Naqvi, who grew up doing Soz Khwani is re-contextualising and presenting it outside their strictly religious setting 
 
Venue: Multipurpose Hall, Kamaladevi Complex
 
4:00 pm
Filmi Duniya Mein Awadh
Junoon (The Obsession/India)
(141 min; 1979; dvd; English subtitles)
Director: Shyam Benegal
 
With Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Jennifer Kendal
 
Recipient of the National Film Awards for Best Feature Film in Hindi; Best Cinematography; & Best Audiography, National Film Awards, 1979; Filmfare Awards for Best Actor; Best Director; Best Dialogues; Best Editing; Best Cinematography; & Best Sound Recording, Filmfare Awards 1980
 
6:30 pm
From Bossa Nova to Samba
Concert by Sabor do Brasil
 
With Pradyumna Singh Manot (piano); Ahona Sen (vocals); Aditya Servaia (bass guitar); and Bihu Mukherjee (drums)
 
(Collaboration: Embassy of Brazil)
 
8:00 pm IN THE ROSE GARDEN
Food Festival:  Flavours of Brazil
Prepared by Chefs from the Embassy of Brazil 

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Flavours of Brazil
Prepared by Chefs of the Embassy of Brazil
 
 
Starters
Pão delicia (sweet buns with eggs)
Cassava croquettes (without eggs)
Pão de Queijo (tapioca buns with Parmesan, Gouda cheese & eggs)
 
Main course
Vegetarian
Moqueca de banana (vegetable stew with banana and coconut milk)
Empadão Goiana (palm and cheese pie)
 
Non-vegetarian
Strogonoff de Frango (a speciality of São Paulo – chicken strips cooked with cream and parsley)
Moqueca de peixe na moranga (from Bahia - fish and seafood stew with coconut milk, cream cheese and served in a pumpkin)
 
Salads
Salpicão (crispy potato salad with mayonnaise and white wine dressing)
Couve salad (finely sliced collard greens lightly tossed in olive oil)
 
Accompaniment
Arroz de brócolis (broccoli rice)
Mandioca frita (tapioca fries)
 
 
Dessert
Bolo de Coco (fluffy coconut cake)
Pavê de Chocolate (Brazilian chocolate pave)
 
 Rs. 1000/- + service charge + taxes as applicable
 
Brazilian food reflects a cultural mosaic. It is an exuberant, colourful mix of Portuguese, African and native foods, including some from the Amazon. The cultural mosaic underscores the patterns of European and African migration that has formed the country’s ethnic stock. 
 
The native Indians developed ways of preserving meats by smoking and drying them; they also cooked corn porridge, cassava meal and sweet potatoes, and discovered delicious ingredients such as hearts of palm. The influence of the Portuguese, the first settlers is seen in the widespread use of codfish and sauces combining white wine, tomatoes and garlic. Equally pervasive is the culture of black slaves from Africa who along with the Portuguese settlers, settled in Bahia in the north-east, a province still renowned for its cuisine. They brought a range of influences and ingredients, including the Portuguese salted cod, onions and garlic, as well as a love of baking and desserts, especially egg custards; while the Africans brought dende (palm oil), coconut, plantains and okra.
 
The national dish, feijoada, is believed to have been created by African slaves using dried beans, kale and cassava, along with what were considered off-cuts of pork and air-dried beef.
 
The southern part of Brazil was settled later with coffee plantations, which brought western European and Arab immigrants with the skills for cheese making and preserving meat. They contributed to a diverse cuisine centred around Minas Gerais region. The Brazilian barbecue churrasco originated in the south of Brazil with the gauchos, or cowboys, who prized a cut of meat from the top of the beef rump called picanha. It is rolled in rock salt and sometimes garlic, and cooked rotisserie-style over charcoal on long skewers.
 
Brazilians love their savoury snacks (salgadinhos), which they eat along with strong, black coffee or the caipirinha cocktails that are considered Brazil's national drink (made with cachaça sugar, cane rum, sugar and lime juice). On most street corners you can also find pao de queijo, bite-sized cheese breads. At the end of a meal, sweets are very popular and are very sweet, some are flavoured with fruits like coconut, pineapple, and include quindim - a custard made with many eggs and coconut
 
 
8:00 pm
Filmi Duniya Mein Awadh
Shakespeare Wallah (India)
(120 min; 1965; dvd; English)
Director: James Ivory
 
With Shashi Kapoor, Felicity Kendal, Madhur Jaffrey
 
Recipient of the Silver Berlin Bear for Best Actress, Berlin International Film Festival 1965


Traditional snacks and finger food from Awadh, and tea/coffee, shall be served on payment basis in the Lounge verandah from 11 am to 7 pm
 
Dinners on payment, tables to be reserved in advance
 
Admission to all the cultural programmes is free of charge
For film screenings, entry passes will be issued 30 minutes before each screening
 
Venues:
Cultural performances Fountain Lawns 
Film screenings  C.D. Deshmukh Auditorium
Cuisine Rose Garden


 

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