KALA GHODA ARTS FESTIVAL
Every year, the nine day Kala Ghoda Arts Festival takes place from the first Saturday
in February till the next Sunday. The dates for this years festival are February 7 to
February 15, 2015. This year with our new partner Hindustan Times, we have the intention
of making the festival bigger and better than before.
- The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival,now in its 17th year, is a community celebration of
the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic precincts of Mumbai, The
Kala Ghoda Art District.
- It has been held for the last 16 years , and is open to all, free of charge.
- It has traditionally offered various programmes in Visual Art, Music, Theatre, Dance
, Street Acts, Heritage Walks, Literature and Workshops for children as well as
- The Festival has grown exponentially, and is hugely successful, drawing over 150,000
people from all over the city to 350 events over 9 days. Tourists from all over
the world plan their trip to Mumbai to witness the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival.
- Funds raised from the festival go towards the restoration and upkeep of the area.
Several heritage buildings and institutions in the area have benefited from this.
THE FESTIVAL VENUES
- The Kala Ghoda festival is conducted over 9 days and across several locations.
- Children Programs are held at:
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu
Sangrahalaya - The Museum Lawns,
- Dance Programs are held at:
Cross Maidan Garden
- Cinema programs are held at:
Coomaraswamy Hall (Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya)
BNHS Auditorium (Bombay Natural History Society)
- Food programs are held at:
- Literature programs are held at:
David Sassoon Library Garden
- Street programs are held at:
- Music programs are held at:
The Asiatic Library Steps
- Visual Arts installations are located at:
Hacienda Art Gallery
- Workshops are held at:
- Theatre Programs are held at:
Horniman Circle Garden
Max Mueller Bhavan, Ground Floor
M. C. Ghia Hall
- Urban Design & Architecture Programs are held at:
Visitors Center Auditorium - CSMVS
Download the festival map Here