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8 AUGUST, 2013

India House, Thimphu

7:15 pm: LIGHTING OF THE LAMP by HM Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, HE Ambassador V. P. Haran, Festival Directors Namita Gokhale and Pramod Kumar KG

7:20 pm– 7:25 pm: WELCOME ADDRESS by HE Ambassador V.P. Haran

7:20 pm –7:28 pm: INAUGURAL ADDRESS by HM Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck

7:30 pm – 7:45 pm: MangalVani: Chants of Peace – Music Performance by Ani Choying

7:45 pm – 7:50 pm: MOUNTAIN ECHOES: Address by Festival Director Namita Gokhale

7:45 pm – 7:55 pm: Address by Mr. Siddharth Shriram (Usha International Ltd.)

AUGUST 9, 2013

Tarayana Centre, Thimphu

9:50 am – Festival Director, Namita Gokhale to open the festival

10:00 am – 10:40 am

RAINBOWS AND CLOUDS: READINGS AND REFLECTIONS

HM Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck in conversation with Namita Gokhale

10:45 am – 11:25 am

WHAT’S NOT BEING SAID

Dasho Kinley Dorji, Pavan Varma in conversation with Malvika Singh

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Tea

11:45 am – 12:25 pm

HALF THE SKY: WOMEN AND THE WORLD

Lily Wangchuk, Aparna Sen, Rahul Bose in conversation with Namita Bhandare

12:30 pm – 1:10 pm

THE COLOUR GREEN: ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Lyonpo Paljor Dorji, Dr. Lam Dorji in conversation with Manju Wakhley

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Taj Tashi, Thimphu

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

SONGS OF FREEDOM

Ani Choying in conversation with Namita Gokhale

2:35 pm – 3:15 pm

OF GODS AND MEN

Amish Tripathi in conversation with Meru Gokhale

3:20 pm – 3:50 pm

PARVA: CELEBRATING THE EPICS

Amruta Patil

3:55 pm – 4:10 pm

Tea

4:10 pm – 4:50 pm

THE WORD WEAVERS: RHYME AND REASON

Ashi Sonam Choden, Kezang Uden Penjor, Maria Rosa ‘Bing’ N. Carrion moderated by Jerry Pinto

4:55 pm – 5:25 pm

THE ALCHEMIST: IN CONVERSATION WITH TARUN TEJPAL

Tarun Tejpal

6:30 pm – Music Concert at Clock Tower – A Live Performance by Bandish

AUGUST 10, 2013

Tarayana Centre, Thimphu

10:00 am – 10:40 am

STORIES ON THE WALL

Kesang  Choden T. Wangchuk in conversation with Tshering Tashi

10:45 am – 11:25 am

SPEAKING GRAPHICS

Christoph Schuler, Andrea Caprez in conversation

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Tea

11:45 am – 12:25 pm

BARKHA DUTT: UNPLUGGED

Barkha Dutt in conversation with Namgay Zam

12:30 pm – 1:10 pm

WHODUNIT?

Jane De Suza, Yongba in conversation with Sathya Saran

1:15 pm – 2:00 pm

Lunch

Taj Tashi, Thimphu

2:00 pm – 2:40 pm

THE CUSP OF CHANGE: EXPLORING THE NEW BHUTAN

Omair Ahmad and Lyonpo Om Pradhan, Pavan Varma  in conversation with Barkha Dutt

2:45 pm – 3:25 pm

A KING’S LIFE

Sudha Shah in conversation with Pramod Kumar KG

3:30 pm – 4:10 pm

DANCE LIKE A MAN

Mahesh Dattani introduced by  Kalyan Ray

4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Tea

4:30 pm – 5:10 pm

A ROOM WITH A VIEW

Kunzang Choden, Dolma Roder in conversation

Mojo Park, Thimphu

6:15 pm – 6:30 pm

SONG: Mawongpi Miser (The Future Citizens)

Performed by Yeshey Dorji & Thoepaga Namgyal Dawa

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

OPEN MIC at Mojo Park

Kezang Penjor, Jerry Pinto, Maria Rosa ‘Bing’ N. Carrion, Kunga Tenzin Dorji.

 

AUGUST 11, 2013

Tarayana Centre, Thimphu

10:00 am – 10:40 am

THE MIRROR OF THE PAST

Dr. Karma Phuntsho in conversation with Meru Gokhale

10:45 am – 11:25 am

THE MANY LIVES OF JERRY PINTO

Jerry Pinto in conversation with Sathya Saran

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Tea

11:45 am – 12:25 pm

FOOTPRINTS OF THE BUDDHA: NIHON, DRUKYEL AND THE TRAVELLER’S MIND

Dr. Imaeda Yoshiro in conversation with Dr Karma Phuntsho

12:35 pm – 1:10 pm

CINEMA CINEMA

Aparna Sen, Rahul Bose in conversation

1:15 pm – 1:55 pm

Lunch

1:55 pm – 2:35 pm

TALES FROM THE WILD

Saad Bin Jung introduced by Lyonpo Paljor Dorji.

2:40 pm – 3:10 pm

COUNTRY ROADS

Lyonpo Om Pradhan in conversation with Namgay Zam

3:15 pm – 3:55 pm

WHAT’S BEING SAID: MEDIA CROSS CURRENTS

Siok Sian Dorji, Kunga Tenzin Dorji, Amish Tripathi in conversation with Ratnottama Sengupta

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Tea

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

READINGS

Kelly Dorji, Dorji Dhradhul

4:50 pm – 5:30 pm

A LAUGH A MINUTE

Bachi Karkaria, Ulap Leki in conversation with Jane De Suza

5:35 pm – 5:40 pm

CLOSING SPEECH by Festival Director, Pramod Kumar KG


TARAYANA CENTRE, THIMPHU

August 7 – 21, 2013

9:00 am -7:00 pm : Art Exhibition: VAST Summer Show 2013

August 10, 2013

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm : Creative Writing Workshop conducted by Jerry Pinto

NEHRU WANGCHUCK CENTRE, THIMPHU

August 7, 2013

5:30 pm: Photo Exhibition: An Eye to History (Inaugural)

August 8 – 15, 2013

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photo Exhibition: An Eye to History

August 9, 2013

2:30 pm – 5:30 pm : Film Screening

            A la cart!

            Hello India

            Harmony Fest

            Lords of the Arctic

August 10, 2013

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm : Film Screening

Mrinalini Sarabhai

Six Yards of Grace

The Joyful Rhythms of a Kashmiri Wedding

August 11, 2013

11:00 am – 1:00 pm : Theatre Workshop conducted by Mahesh Dattani

August 11, 2013

2:30 pm – 4:30 pm : Film Screening

            Silent Screams – Introduced by Namita Bhandar

           The Great Adventure
* (PROGRAMME SUBJECT TO CHANGE)