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Indo-German Urban Mela

The "Indo-German Urban Mela" will be set up for ten days in each Metro City | © Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities The 10-day event offers remarkable activities, exhibitions, events and food to offer a unique experience for each and every visitor. Starting in Mumbai it will move on to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Pune | © Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities The set of pavilions consists of six differently shaped modules creating a unique temporary festival venue | © Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities The pavilions will host interactive presentations by various German corporations and organisations | © Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities A comprehensive programme, including cultural performances and conferences, will be held at the venue | © Germany and India 2011-2012: Infinite Opportunities Thousands of visitors flocked to the venue at Cross Maidan Garden in Mumbai – the first stop of the tour. It is a place to let their hair down with a colorful selection of programs and cultural activities to indulge in. Visitors from all around the city are showing up in large numbers, exploring inventive ideas & solutions for creating better cities and relishing savoury delights.

 

Traveling festival across 5 metropolitans in India

The centrepiece of the year of Germany in India is the “Indo-German Urban Mela”, a set of modern multi-purpose pavilions, designed especially for the year of Germany in India by renowned German artist Markus Heinsdorff. The concept behind the “Indo-German Urban Mela” combines design elements from both countries with state-of-the-art textile technology, thereby creating a symbiosis of art, architecture and technology.

 

Indo-German Urban Mela schedule

Some Facts & Figures of the Indo-German Urban Mela:

  • The “Urban Mela” will be set up for ten days each starting in Mumbai and will move on to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Pune subsequently.
  • The set of pavilions consists of six differently shaped modules. They will be arranged and adapted to the local conditions to create a unique temporary festival venue.
  • The pavilions will host interactive presentations by various German corporations and organisations on topics and solutions related to “StadtRäume – CitySpaces”.
  • In addition, a comprehensive programme, including cultural performances and conferences, will be held at the venue. There will also be a food and beverage area allowing the visitors to get a taste of special delicacies from the German kitchen.