Christmas in Pune: Carnival, Bazaar, Poetry and more

Christmas Craft Carnival 2021 is a chance for traditional Indian artisans to be a part of an economically sustainable and socially empowered community as well as stock up on hand stitched quilts, bags, accessories and terracotta jewellery. The carnival is organized in association with Motherquilts and Ghongadi connecting these artisans with socially conscious consumers across the globe.

December 25-26, from 11 a.m. to 9.30 p.m.; FC Road, Opposite Hotel Vaishali, entrance fees.

The Christmas edition of the deluxe platter, which is an all-day market, features a wide array of up-and-coming brands and artists, from machine tattoos and accessories makers to baking masters. The Strum Away Collective will offer solo and ensemble guitar performances of your favorite Christmas songs.

December 25 on FC Road Social from 12 noon to 8 pm.

This Christmas, as you prepare to give your home a facelift for the new year, there are several options offered by the ecosocial tribe of E Charkha. Upcycled handwoven products are made from waste plastic with the right design aesthetics.

From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. until December 26, at Bhimthadi Jatra, Agricultural College Grounds behind Esquire.

Wild Sarmice, a poetry reading group led by Samir Joshi, takes on The Poems of Octavio Paz. The Poems of Octavio Paz is Paz’s first retrospective collection of poetry, spanning his entire writing career, from his first published poem at the age of 17 to his brilliant last. This historical edition contains many poems that have never been translated into English before. Octavio Paz’s poems also include translations by poet-publishers Elizabeth Bishop, Paul Blackburn, Denis Levertov, Muriel Rukisar and Charles Tomlinson.

From 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM on 26th December. entrance fees. Contact: 9763095043 For Zoom Links.

Vivek Vilasini, a multimedia artist from Kerala, has a solo exhibition “Bet one Shore and Many Others”. The series showcases his latest photographic prints, which capture movement and captivity during the pandemic, lending an aesthetic dimension to the situation.

At VHC Gallery Koregaon Park by January 2022.