Date(s) - 21/03/2015
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Alliance Française de Delhi
This Mela day will be a unique introduction to the universe of Francophonie, through a wide range of events, including film screenings, musical and theatrical performances, art exhibitions.
The event will gather representatives of many different Francophone countries, animating stalls set up all over Alliance Française de Delhi, sharing information about their cultures and delicious food from all around the world. There will also be prizes to be won. A precious occasion to discover all the joys and pleasures of Francophone cultures, in a cheerful atmosphere!
11:00 am: French Singing and Poster Making Competitions for School Students
01:00 pm: Theatre by JNU students
02:00 pm: AFD’s Got Talent
04:00 pm: Dance Performance by Mauritian Group
05:00 pm: Lucky Draw*
05:30 pm: Performance by Tara Boya
06:00 pm: Closing Event : Concert by “Vasundhara Vidalur”
*AN OPPORTUNITY FOR AFD STUDENTS TO WIN THEIR NEXT SESSION OF FRENCH CLASSES FOR FREE. COME TO THE MELA AND REGISTER YOURSELF AT THE AFD STALL FOR THE LUCKY DRAW.
Her sound and her story have been showcased on the award winning documentary series THE DEWARISTS on Star World, on Sound Trek on Fox Traveller and many others. The single ‘If Only’ that she recorded in collaboration with Tarun Balani has garnered significant critical acclaim and is being played on VH1 and MTVindies for the past few months.
Vasundhara was awarded the Best Female Vocalist award at the Jack Daniels Awards in 2014 for her work on her debut album ‘AMPERSAND’ with her former band ‘Adil & Vasundhara’. The album was recorded in the fabled Yash Raj Film Studios in Mumbai and features luminaries like Louiz Banks, Loy Mendonsa, Ranjit Barot, Sanjay Divecha, Zubin Babaporia etc.
The sound palette Vasundhara creates has been adopted by many top fashion designers. She has performed for and been styled by Ravi Bajaj, Ashish N Soni, Suneet Varma at their fashion shows and has also performed at the Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week Finale 2013.
You have seen her perform at every premier venue in the country and in concerts and club shows in France, Turkey, Bulgaria, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei etc.
A few years ago, Vasundhara started a project called FUNKOPHONIE with Mr. Jean Philippe Bottin (Director Alliance Française de Delhi) wherein French and francophone music was interpreted in the jazz , RnB and Funk paradigm.
Now solo, Vasundhara brings together ensembles with the top musicians from across India to form customized outfits for musical events.
She is also an active Voice Over artist with her narrations and vocals lent to Nestle, ITC Hotels, Indigo Airlines, Red FM, Omaxe and the likes.
For more information, please write to [email protected] OR call at 011 43500217 / 218 / 222