India by the Bay 2020
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DBS Bollywood Spotlight
February 14, 2020 (Friday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 250
Non-members : HK$ 300
Discount Tickets :
Friends of IBB : HK$ 250
Students/Seniors (over 65yrs) : HK$ 250
Registration at : 18:45
Event starts at : 19:00

Join the ionic Bollywood film stars Shatrughan Sinha and Sharmila Tagore in an intimate session where they share their stories, thoughts & views. Both are recipients of awards for their multiple achievements, have gone beyond the silver screen and are actively involved in philanthropy and other activities. \r\n\r\nThere will be a post event cocktail reception from 8pm to 9pm. 

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Literary Saturday - Author John Zubrzycki : Jadoowallahs, Jugglers & Jinns
February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 125
Non-members : HK$ 175
Discount Tickets :
Full Time Student : HK$ 75
Friends of IBB : HK$ 125
Group of 5 ($125 per person) : HK$ 625
Registration at : 09:45
Event starts at : 10:00

Join John Zubrzycki’s as he travels down magical roads in his session at India by the Bay where he discusses Jadoowallahs, Juggler and Jinns, a book that traces the evolution of Indian magic. The diplomat and author’s new book tracks fakirs and rope tricks and explores how Indian enchanters and their traditions have had a huge influence on the rest of the world. \r\n\r\nJohn Zubrzycki’s first experience of India was a dorm bed at the Salvation Army Guest House in Calcutta 40 years ago. Since then, he’s chalked up a degree in Indian history, travelled to every corner of the subcontinent, worked as a diplomat and foreign correspondent in New Delhi and written three eclectic books on India.

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Literary Saturday: Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee - Gandhi in the Times of Violence
February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 125
Non-members : HK$ 175
Discount Tickets :
Friends of IBB : HK$ 125
Full Time Student : HK$ 75
Group of 5 ($125 per person) : HK$ 625
Registration at : 11:00
Event starts at : 11:15

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was destined to be the conscience and political catalyst of his age. His distinguished granddaughter, Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee, speaks to Sanjoy K. Roy of the vision of the Mahatma, his genius, his vulnerability, and the enduring legacy of non-violence that he bequeathed to a troubled world\r\n \r\nTara Gandhi Bhattacharjee was born in 1934 in New Delhi. She is vice-chairperson of the Gandhi Smriti, an activist who works extensively with rural women and children, and the author of Reflections of an Extraordinary Era. For over 25 years, she has worked for the Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, founded by Mahatma Gandhi in the memory of his wife, a trust that serves women and children of rural India.

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Literary Saturday: Author Navdeep Suri - Khooni Vaisakhi
February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 125
Non-members : HK$ 175
Discount Tickets :
Friends of IBB : HK$ 125
Full Time Student : HK$ 75
Group of 5 ($125 per person) : HK$ 625
Registration at : 12:30
Event starts at : 12:45

Written originally in Punjabi by former diplomat Navdeep Suri’s grandfather who survived the brutal Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Khooni Vaisakhi is not only a poignant piece of protest literature but also a historical artefact and a witness to how Sikhs, Hindus and Muslims came together to stand up to colonisation and oppression during one of India’s darkest moments. Featuring the poem in translation and in its original, this bilingual book is accompanied by essays by Navdeep Suri, Punjabi literature scholar H.S. Bhatia and BBC correspondent Justin Rowlatt. \r\n\r\nNavdeep Suri recently retired as India’s Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and has earlier held diplomatic assignments in Australia, Egypt, South Africa, the UK and the United States. After The Watchmaker and A Life Incomplete, he has translated Khooni Vaisakhi, an epic poem written in 1920 by his grandfather Nanak Singh.

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Literary Saturday: Author Lisa Ray - Close to the Bone
February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
Venue: Asia Society Hong Kong center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

Asia Society members : HK$ 125
Non-members : HK$ 175
Discount Tickets :
Friends of IBB : HK$ 125
Full Time Student : HK$ 75
Group of 5 ($125 per person) : HK$ 625
Registration at : 13:45
Event starts at : 14:00

Lisa Ray’s bestselling debut novel ‘Close to the Bone’ chronicles her life in a personal and moving narrative. Her illustrious career in the modelling and entertainment arts began at the early age of sixteen. Recognised as one of India’s first supermodels, Lisa has made several forays into acting, memorably in the Oscar-nominated ‘Water’, and television (\'Top Chef Canada\' and \'Oh My Gold\'). Her upcoming acting releases include A.R. Rahman’s first production, ‘99 Songs’. When she was first diagnosed with a rare blood cancer in 2009, she chose to share her experiences in a blog called ‘The Yellow Diaries’ which led to the publication of her much-acclaimed memoir. She is a well-known advocate for cancer awareness through her writing and public talks. She often shuttles between Mumbai and the world and in the past, she has also lived in Hong Kong for 4 years. 

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