This year we have come up with a very special event for you!
On the 20th of July, we will be raffling a travel voucher worth € 200 on the red carpet between 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm – redeemable with our cooperation partner Chamäleon!
Look forward to a colorful program of dance, moderation and music.
… but how do I win the travel voucher?
Simply drop by the Metropolkino between 2pm and 7:30 pm on July 20, 2019 and fill out the competition card directly at Chamäleon.
The winner will be announced at 7.30 pm directly at the red carpet.
Are you still undecided where to go to?
Chameleon offers 40 exciting countries to choose from! These are experiences that make goose bumps. There are at most 12 people united in adventures. These are small fine accommodations, where you often end up on a sundowner trekking at the end of a day of thrills. And it is the excellent sustainability of the travels that starts with giving you 100 m2 of rainforest. All this is the real gain: moments worth living for.
As part of our big raffle action on the red carpet, you have the chance to enjoy a diverse show with excellent dancers and musicians from various different genres. Find out more about are dance and music performances at th 16th Indian Filmfestival Stuttgart here.
Not just one, but two groups from Maharashtra Mandal Stuttgart e.V. will be performing at our raffle action:
Sawani, Jiya and Neeshka are thirteen years old and have a passion for dance. They are learning and performing Kathak now for six years. This year they appeared for Kathak examination certificate level 1 from „Bharatee Vidyapeeth‘s International University for dance and Music“. Since two years they are being trained under the able guidance of Tejaswini Sathe, co-director of „Shambhawi‘s International School for Kathak SISK“. For this performance, they are happy to present a SARAGAM in Raag Des choreographed by Tejaswini Sathe.
The three kids Pranjal, Akshar and Keya are very enthusiastic and enjoy dance. Keya has learnt Bollywood style from the Shiamak Davar Institute of Performing Arts. Akshar is learning Bollywood dance here in Stuttgart. For this performance, they are presenting a very traditional dance with their mothers (Prachi and Manisha). The dance is from the Indian state of Maharashtra invoking the blessings of Lord Vitthal (incarnation of Lord Vishnu – The caretaker). Their attire is also traditional like the “Warkaris”.
Additionally, there will be a performance from eight dancers: Prachi, Manisha, Sonali, Amruta, Ujwala,Jaee, Vaishali, and Neelam will present a traditional Maharashtrian dance with the musical instrument Lezim. It is a group dance performed to Praise Lord Ganesha.
Hindol Deb, sitarist and composer, has been exploring the infinite combinations in the Crossover of Indian music with various other genres like Contemporary Western Classical, Jazz, Flamenco, Nordic folk music performing at various Festivals and Venues. Hindol was invited by the Academy of Carnegie Hall, French Ministry of Culture and ETHNO Sweden as resident artist to work with the musicians there. He also had the honor and privilege to be invited to perform for the Pope Francis, the Dalai Lama. He has worked worked with Marina Abrahmovic, Markus Stockhausen, Sebastian Gramss, Uma Dogra to name a few.
Hindol is involved with several projects like his Indian Classical, Eternal Voyage,-World music, Medieval Raga – Indian & medieval music, Sitar and Metamorphosis – Crossover Jazz. As a teacher and educator Hindol gives lessons and workshops on Indian classical music, interpretation of Indian music in Western musical context. Currently Hindol teaches Indian music at Popakademie in Mannheim.
In the year 2006, after more than 20 years in the show business, Derrick Linco, alias Mr. Bollywood, founded the nationally well-known Bombay Dance Club where Bollywood Fans find everthing that their heart desires. Bombay Dance Club is a leading club in Germany regarding Bollywood dance shows, events, dance parties and as a latest addition Bollywood special makeovers. Under the motto “Dance like a Bollywood star”, the club regularly hosts dance courses in the Stuttgart area and dance workshops throughout Germany. There is also a dance workshop happening as part of the 16th Indian Film Festival. In the past years, the Bollywood Dance Club team has worked together with well-known celebrities both from Germany and India, such as wie Kaya Yanar, Loona, Shiamak Davar, Saroj Khan, Punjabi MC, and Ash King.