Dussehra in Mumbai: September 2017

Posted on :
21 September 2017
Posted on :
21 September 2017

Dussehra signifies the Devis. Nine nights of devotion, festivities and celebration of the Hindu Goddesses Shakthi, Vani and Shri.  Make every day a festivity and enthrall the kiddos with some unique experiences,  as there are several wonderful celebrations lined up for Dussehra in Mumbai!

1. KLAY Dussehra Carnival – Mumbai

Are you looking to go out and dance garba with your little one between 2 - 6 years of age , but can't go to regular garbas because children can't participate?  If yes, then do visit KLAY for a fun day of Dussehra festivities and to make and shake a dandiya with your child. This year, at KLAY, the traditions of the North, South, East and West come together to celebrate Dussehra like never before! 

A grand Dussehra parade - Dance to garba tunes with your little ones, Dandiya stick making for children and gollu displays across the different centres.

Sat, 23 Sep 10:00AM - 1:00PM | KLAY Prep Schools And Daycare centres across Mumbai

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2. Ramleela - Children's Puppet Show

It is a prime practice to stage Ramleela during Dusherra in India. For young children to experience and relive this Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage, as proclaimed by UNESCO, we have produced dramatized children Ramleela with puppet characters. This 45 min puppet drama trails the journey of Prince Ram, Princess Sita and Brother Laxman from Ayodhya to Lanka, after being banished by their queen mother. It highlights their encounter with Lanka King Ravan and the resultant battle that lasted for 10 days leading to the triumph of Prince Ram – a day marked by the celebration of Dussehra. Since busting an idol of Ravan on this occasion has been the age old tradition, we have also created a balloon Ravan to give children the same feel and experience. The show is hosted by puppeteer and academician Sahba Bhandula along with puppeteer Dr. Pooja Jain. Our Ramleela is most enjoyed by children in the ages of 2-6 years.

Sun, 24 Sep 4:00PM  & 6:00PM | National Centre For The Perfoming Arts, Nariman Point

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3. Dussehra Feast

On this Dussehra, come to Saptami at Holiday Inn Mumbai to celebrate the beautiful relationship between food and culture. Our executive chef will lay a lavish lunch buffet for you, featuring a wide variety of dishes with multi-cuisine options including live stations.

Sat, 30 Sep 12:00PM | Holiday Inn-Mumbai Intl Airport , Mumbai 

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4. Vow Shopping Fiesta 2017 (Dussrehra & Diwali Bonanza)

The Jewellery & Lifestyle Exhibition, Vow Shopping Fiesta 2017 (Vsf), “Dussehra & Diwali Mega Bonanza”   Is One Big Platform To Promote Your Brand &  Sale Your Product In Large Scale Market, Under One Roof. Be A Part Of Glorious Journey.

Sat, 30 Sep 11:00AM - Mon, 2 Oct 8:30PM | J K Banquets Prabhadevi Century Bazaar, Prabhadevi 

Free Entry