Terencia Kinny, a student of architecture has been working for a while now on her Design and Research thesis on East Indians. An East Indian herself, she contacted me a couple of months back inquiring about Teddy Rodrigues book on East Indian history and culture – Trace.
The reason she was seeking the book caught my attention and I couldn’t be happier to speak about it here.
Mark out Saturday, 16 April 2011 as a day to soak in some of the best East Indian culture has to offer. The Mobai Gaothan Panchayat (MGP) is organising the East Indian Exhibition – the first of its kind to be held in Mumbai – with the theme, ‘Amhi Mobaikar‘.
The exhibition commemorates a community regarded as one of the original occupants of the city and promises artifacts, photographs, articles, cuisine and information on the rich culture and tradition of the East Indian people.
A must-visit event for East Indians in the city curious about their roots and traditions, I strongly recommend other communities have a look-see about a culture steeped in Old Bombay and the group of islands once known as just Salsette-Bassein.
Don’t forget to bring your cameras and questions!
East Indian Exhibition
Saturday, 16th April 2011
2:00pm to 8:00pm
Veneration Hall, Opposite Irla Church
Mobai Gaothan Panchayat
For more information, contact
Alphi D’souza, CEO and Spokesperson for MGP +91-982-008-7771
Prem Moraes, MGP Exhibition Spokesperson +91-986-736-8669
Terencia Kinny +91-992-099-7944
* The exhibition aims at creating awarenesss about East Indian culture and traditions *
* Various artefacts used by East Indians will be on display *
* Pictures will be used with descriptions on their specialty *
* Families who donate East Indian artefacts will have their family name tagged on them. These articles will then be permanently displayed at the special East Indian Exhibition space at Mobai Bhavan, Manori *