Beginning April 25, Serendipity Arts Festival is launching, SAF 2020 x You, a digital initiative, a new digital experience for all those who are braving the pandemic in quarantine and living in lockdown. Evenly spread across five-six days, it will be hosted on different social media platforms of the Festival and supported by a new, specially designed webpage.
The offerings will see a diverse mix of content presented through webinars, performances, readings and workshops. People can expect to be a part of special sessions by the likes of tabla virtuoso and percussionist Bickram Ghosh, drummer-percussionist and curator of music discipline from Serendipity Arts Festival 2016 Ranjit Barot and music director and curator to the Serendipity Arts Festival Sneha Khanwalkar.
Much like the annual festival, the digital experience will also package elements for people of all ages. Ranga Shankara Theatre, envisioned by actress, theatre personality and curator Arundhati Nag, will do special readings and storytelling sessions for children from fables and children’s literature. The programming will also include several workshops on theatre, music and culinary arts for everyone to participate in and rejoice from the comfort of their homes. There will be messages and special presentations by notable artistes and curators who have been associated with the Serendipity Arts Foundation & Festival like Vidya Shivadas, Rahaab Allana, Ravi Agarwal, Veeranganakumari Solanki, Anuja Ghosalkar, Niketan Sharma, Astad Deboo and many more.