India by the Bay 2019
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Film - In conversation with Manisha Koirala
March 1, 2019 (Friday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 250
Non-members : HK$ 300
Discount Tickets :
Students & Seniors : HK$ 250
Registration at : 18:30
Event starts at : 19:00

Spend an evening with one of Bollywood’s most versatile and multi-faceted actresses: Manisha Koirala. Manisha will be in conversation with Sanjoy K. Roy, to share her extraordinary journey in life and cinema. \r\n\r\nKoirala made her acting debut in 1989 in Nepali Cinema before making her maiden Bollywood film Saudagar in 1991. From hits like 1942 a Love Story in 1994 to the biopic Sanju in 2018, Koirala has portrayed a variety of interesting characters. She is a stage performer and has contributed as an author to the book Healed which chronicles the story of her successful battle against cancer. She aligns herself to social causes that work towards women\'s rights, prevention of violence against women, prevention of human trafficking, cancer-awareness, has been Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund, and was involved in relief works after the April 2015 Nepal earthquake.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
Gala Dinner - DBS Flavors of Delhi by Sadia Dehlvi
March 2, 2019 (Saturday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 1300
Non-members : HK$ 1500
Discount Tickets :
Non-member Table of 10 : HK$ 15000
Asia Society Member Table of 10 : HK$ 13000
Registration at : 18:30
Event starts at : 19:00

Savor a regal feast delving into flavors straight from Delhi’s majestic past and eclectic present – served fresh at an evening in Hong Kong! \r\n\r\nAuthor of the cookbook Jasmine and Jinns: Memories and Recipes of My Delhi, Sadia Dehlvi belongs to a family that has a centuries-old connection with the city of Delhi, which has served as the capital to several empires, has had its history and cuisine influenced and refined by years of interaction with different communities. \r\n\r\nJoin Sadia as she shares her family’s carefully-preserved recipes that showcase the flavors of Delhi and its rich and complex culinary tradition at an evening of cuisine and culture from one of the world’s oldest and most fascinating cities.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
IBB 2019 - Family Day
March 3, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 150
Non-members : HK$ 200
Discount Tickets :
Student : HK$ 100
Senior : HK$ 100
Registration at : 11:00
Event starts at : 11:00

Tickets @ $150 and $200 (inclusive of free admission for 2 children aged 12 and under)\r\n\r\nAfter the 2018 event that saw over 800 attendees, we bring Family Day back with a specially curated event for children and parents. ‘Family Day’ will feature fun-filled activities and performances that will fire up the imagination of children across ages. The day will give children an opportunity to learn and “ideate” with versatile mentors outside the walls of a classroom.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
Rajasthan Josh, World Music from the Deserts of Rajasthan
March 3, 2019 (Sunday)
Venue: Recital Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong

Asia Society members : HK$ 200
Non-members : HK$ 200
Registration at : 18:45
Event starts at : 19:00

Mesmerizing music by award-winning Rajasthani World Music band Rajasthan Josh. The performers will create magic with the ‘nagada’, a drum they have mastered over generations of traditional training, along with vocal styles ranging from the mystic Sufi to bhajans and popular folk songs of Rajasthan. With sold-out shows across the globe, this band can’t be missed by those who would like to enjoy a music. A once-in-a-lifetime experience of sublime and electrifying music.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
Literature - Stray Birds on the Huangpu : A History of Indians in Shanghai
March 4, 2019 (Monday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 150
Non-members : HK$ 200
Discount Tickets :
FCC : HK$ 150
Wellesley College Club : HK$ 150
Students & Seniors : HK$ 150
HKU : HK$ 150
PEN HK : HK$ 150
Registration at : 18:45
Event starts at : 19:00

Stray Birds on the Huangpu: A History of Indians in Shanghai is a work of history that chronicles the struggles, the stories and the triumphs of the Indian diaspora in Shanghai. Join the co-editors; Mishi Saran and Dr. Zhang Ke as they discuss the book. \r\n\r\nThis evening’s panel discussion will also include Madhavi Thampi, author of the seminal work, Indians in China: 1800-1949.\r\n\r\nMishi Saran is an award-winning novelist. She also authored an acclaimed Silk Road travelogue, following the footsteps of 7th Buddhist monk Xuanzang to India: Chasing the Monk’s Shadow, A Journey in the Footsteps of Xuanzang will be relaunched by Penguin in August 2018. Her novel The Other Side of Light was shortlisted for the 2013 Commonwealth Writers Book Prize. Saran has published articles/essays in global media and participated in numerous literary festivals and literary residencies. She lived in Shanghai from 2006-2014. She is writing a new novel set in 1930s Shanghai. Saran was born in India and has lived in Hong Kong and China since 1994. She writes in English and is fluent in Mandarin, French and Hindi.\r\n\r\nDr. Zhang Ke, Executive Director of the Asia Research Center at Fudan University to be co-editor. Dr. Zhang got his Ph.D. Degree at the department of history in Fudan University in 2009, and now works as an associate professor there. He is a published scholar in the field of the transnational history of ideas. His current book project focuses on Sino-Indian cultural connections in the modern era. He too helped shape the book’s direction and added to the concept note.

Please email programhk@asiasociety.org to be waitlisted for the event.
India by the Bay 2019
Total: 10 Record(s), 2 Page(s)|<1 / 2 > >|


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