From glow -in-the-dark parties to tracing the big cats, here’s everything you can sign up for this week.
Film screenings and contests aside, there’s a lot to look forward to at the French City Film Festival next weekend. Besides a fashion show that will be choreographed by Karun Raman, there is also a Russian dance performance and a party to be hosted by a line-up of DJs including Rudy, Sultan Azeez, Goutam and Dominic. 6 pm onwards, at Ashok Beach Resort. Details: frenchcityfilmfestival.com
Stunning ceramic creations are on display at Tasmai Gallery at the moment. These are the work of Pondicherry-based sculptor, Saraswati Renata Sereda, who has also used other elements like porcelain, oxydes, metallic glazes, wood and more. The sculptures and installations carry natural themes, incluiding pieces like a bird taking flight, a flower bud, and so on. Till November 27. Details: tasmaipondy.com
Mark your pages with some handmade options from DakshinaChitra’s latest one-day session on making bookmarks. The course includes 10 different kinds of bookmarks, to be taught by in-house expert Vignesh. `800 per head (including refreshment and materials). Open to ages 8-14. Tomorrow. 10.30 am onwards. Details: 9841777779
The upcoming Yoga World Festival in Mahabalipuram enables you to be part of a world record event. More than 40 yogacharyas from across the world will arrive for the event, and will oversee various classes focussing on over 50 different styles of yoga, besides conducting mass sessions. There will also be cultural and music performances.
November 30 to December 4. At TTDC Resort in Mahabalipram. Details: yogaworldfestival.com
For those who have always been fascinated by Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, join the upcoming trip organised in Kanha Tiger Reserve by Pondicherry-based travel organiser, Beyond Wild. Kanha happens to be the place that inspired Kipling’s jungle stories, and is home to a number of species apart from the Royal Bengal Tiger, such as Indian leopards, sloth bear, Indian wild dog, and others. At `18,300 per head (including accommodation, meals and six jungle safaris). November 24-27. Details: beyondwild.in
Lights on you
This weekend, groove to some cool house, commercial and electro music at the glow-in-the-dark party, at Q Eco-Resort. Scheduled for tomorrow, it is organised by Pondicherry-based group, The Global Voyage. You will also get to purchase glow accessories at the venue. 8 pm onwards. Details: 9994399316