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Mime Festival -Miming for Masters

This morning, despite the heavy rain and winds Drupad has visited us in our studio to share with us some thoughts on coming Mime Festival
MIMING FOR THE MASTERS – in AUROVILLE from the 12th to the 24th of November…. which, according to Drupad, will be just a beginning.

This festival is an International Mime Festival taking place for the first time within various
mime groups worldwide and within a few states in India. It is a festival in which Mimes and lovers of The Silent Art Form gather together the world over to honour THE MASTERS OF MIME – living and bygone. Conceptualised in Auroville, it is organised by the Bharatiya Mookabhinaya Natya Mahasangha (Indian Mime Federation) in association with various worldwide Mime Associations and Festival Committees. Auroville shall be the Administrative Centre of this Worldwide event.
From the 21st to the 24th the festival in Auroville shall be graced by the Padma Shri Awardee Shri Niranjan Goswami who is the Director of Indian Mime Theatre – Kolkata and also the President of Indian Mime Federation.
Miming for the Masters in Auroville includes:
Recording of Multiple One Minute Mime Videos.
24hr Non – Stop Mime Performance starting from the 17th of November – 6 pm until the 18th of November – 6 pm.
Workshops conducted by 7 Professional Mime Artists during the 12 day Mime Festival.
Living Statue Story performed and recorded on the 21st of November.
Video conference with a Few Masters of Mime.
Three Mime shows on the 21st, 22nd and the 23rd of November.
Information about the evolution of the idea of the festival, the Festival itinerary, Locations of Venues, Pre – Festival open house in Auroville and other details will be posted in the festival page of the website on the 7th of November (This Saturday). You can find this information on the same day on its social networking page Those who wish to be part of this event or would like to know more about it please contact Drupad on +91 9626561256 or send an
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