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    From women bonding to Japanese curios and circus workshops, the weekend begins on a high note

    Slice of Japanecr3
    Domus in Pondicherry has a new Japanese collection in store for you. Check out their curios, dolls and antique pieces collected from japanese markets. You can take home items such as Japanese dolls, Kimonos, obis (traditional belts), fans, silk fabrics for cushion covers and stationery. The highlight of the collection is a panel with the painting of the Samurai on it. Starting from Rs 200 onwards. Details: 0413 4210807

    Fair season
    Auroville Village Action Group (AVAG) is organising a womena��s festival for the first time after seven years this Sunday at Auroville Village, Irumbai Main Road. The fair, aiming at women empowerment is a social expo with cultural performances, speeches, and educational displays on topics relevant to womena��s health and livelihood. The fair will be inaugurated by the MLA of Pondicherry. From 10 am onwards. Details:A� 04132678871

    Girls underwater
    Calling out toA� girls to take the plunge this weekend, Temple Adventures presents a�?PADI Womena��s Dive Daya�� tomorrow. Celebrating women divers around the world, they are holding an open water scuba diving workshop. Neela Bhaskar, the first PADI Sidemount instructor in the country, says they would be offering a 10 percent discount on open water and fun dives to all women tomorrow. a�?I recently have been certified as Indiaa��s first woman Tec Diver (scuba diving equipment configuration where diving cylinders are mounted alongside the dive and not strapped behind). For me, the experience has been phenomenal, and one that Ia��ve yearned to share with other women!a�? says Bhaskar. Starting from Rs 4,500. Details: diva@templeadventures.com

    Balancing act
    La Casita is organising a juggling and ArialA� acrobatics workshop this weekend at Eluciole Circus starting this weekend. Tomorrow will see trapeze, loose rope and unicycle while on Sunday, they will have juggling using balls, rings and acrobatics such as hand and head stands taught by the coach Romain from France. Cookies will be provided. PriceRs 1500. Details: 7639405194

    Self portrait
    Learn to mould a realistic version of your face at the workshop at Tasmai art gallery. Pondicherry-based artist Upendra Ratra will teach you the basics of clay modelling and making portraits, figurines and basic objects out of wet clay. On Saturday and Sunday, from 3 pm onwards. Fee RsA� 2,000. Details: 0413 2221052

    Rhythm divine
    Aavishkar Academy, a cultural group that works in the field of traditional performing art forms of Gujarat and Rajasthan is presenting Narayani Namoustute – This is a fusion of classical and contemporary dance this week. The performance will feature a specially choreographed show of Garba and Raas on Thursday. From 7.30 pm onwards at the Sri Aurobindo Auditorium. Details: 0413 2622704


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