With a motive to preserve natural biodiversity of Udaipur, City youth Pukaar celebrated World Biodiversity day on Sunday at 4 Bata Park of Sector 14 by conducting a plantation drive.
According to founder Mr. Bhuvnesh Ojha, team and colony members together planted 18 different species of fruits and endangered saplings like Baheda, Mahua, Kachnar, Jack Fruit etc.
Colony person Mr. Gajendra Singh shared the importance of biodiversity with members and also took oath to save these saplings. Colony members showed their zeal to protect environment and actively participated in drive.
Member of team, Vinayak Wadhwani informed that due to intensive deforestation wild animals and birds are losing their natural environment due to which they marginalized to extinction and moving towards villages and cities.
From past 3 years team Pukaar is trying to recover bio diversity of city by Cleaning and doing regular plantation in vacant public parks.
Every year since 1977, International Council of Museums (ICOM) has organised International Museum Day (IMD) which represents a unique moment for the international museum community. On this day, participating museums plan creative events and activities related to the International Museum Day theme, engage with their public and highlight the importance of the role of museums as institutions that serve society and its development.
The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” The theme of 2016 International Museum Day will be MUSEUMS AND CULTURAL LANDSCAPES.
The City Palace Museum, Udaipur was set up with an objective to safeguard and preserve the cultural heritage and the time honoured traditions of the people of Mewar. On May 18th The City Palace Museum, Udaipur celebrated International Museum Day 2016 with the following events and activities from 10 am – 4 pm:
- Hilarious Mime shows at Baadi Mahal, The City Palace Museum based on these themes of museums.
- Drink and Drive
- Mobile and Mo-bike
- Selfiee Stupid
- Troubling the Tourist
- Wash-basin without Water
- Smoking Delight at Public Places
- Dust free Dustbin
- Museum …Miserable
- Making Cultural Landscapes of The City Palace, Udaipur at Moti Chowk, in which children and adults both can participate and paint on paper.
- Savour the Living Heritage Flavours of Landscape of Mewar: Enjoy Food Gallery at The Lakshmi Chowk, Zenana Mahal with Millets of Mewar; Banyan Roots, Butter Milk and Gunijan Ayurvedic Natural Medicines.
Two light and sound shows, each of an hour, were displayed at Gangaur Ghat during dusk. Alluring patterns on the water curtain and their ravishing shadows on the waters of Pechola gave its visitors a striking experience. On the the other side of the city at Lake fatehsagar a huge crowd converged to take gilmpses of performances given by the prominent Indian Rock band Prem Joshua.
Audience of the soulful event had an immensly pleasant time listening to the band play a merging of spirituality into western music also the audience adorned their beloved bhajans sung into new western versions.The lake carried a beautiful charm with the ensemble playing melodies on the flaoting stage and passing vibrant and calm vibes to the visitors at Fatehsagar. The festival ended on a soothing note at the view of the charming glow of the city’s lakes.
Article: Rakshanda Hada | Photos: Siddharth Nagar
Udaipur lake festival has commenced on 11th February,2016 after all the longing. The day one of the festival witnessed intense excitement and gratification. Festial began with welcoming of its guests, The Mayor- Chandra Singh Khotari, The commissioner- Siddhart Sihag, District Collector- IAS Rohit Gupta, S. P.- Rajendra Prasad Goyal and other esteemed dignities.
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Posted by The City Angle on Thursday, February 11, 2016
The festival was inaugurated by the guests followed by the pooja of Shrinath ji’s Tableau at Gangaur Ghat. The festival will witness Shrinath ji’s Tableau as its centre of attraction which will take a tour around Gangaur Ghat, Dhoodh Talai , HRH dock and Maa ji Ka Mandir throughout the festival in accord to particular timings. Opening Ceremony included Open National Championship of dragon boat and Canoe Polo with demonstrating of Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowing. The events rendered great zeal in the audience and glorified the ceremony. An Astounding night glow show ensued at Fateh Sagar mesmerising its onlookers. Day 1 of the festival observed a cultural evening that had performances of a renowned rock band of India “Indian ocean”. The live in concert was a devine experience for music lovers. Udaipur witnessed a blissful day at the festival.