What To Do This Weekend In Delhi: March 17-18

From international theatre festivals to live jazz, celebrations of street culture and Asian food to bicycle rides, treasure hunts and camping, take your pick from our curated list!

The Theatre Olympics come to India for the very first time

Multiple venues & timings

Touted as the largest international theatre festival, the eight edition will be hosted by the National School of Drama with over 25,000 artistes from 30 countries participating. Look forward to exceptional performances, some of the best plays from across the country and the world, and masterclasses & workshops. More here.

Catch the Grammy-nominated Jamison Ross live

6.30PM, Sat, One Golden Mile

Jazz India Circuit is one of the biggest celebrations of jazz in India. This March, catch the young and sensational composer, arranger, vocalist and drummer Jamison Ross! There will also be performances by Brazilian musician Jim Porto, Lester Godinho from the band Still Waters, and original music written and performed by One World College of Music.

Get your dose of sneaker & street culture

12PM, Sun, Dhan Mill Compound

A definitive new sneaker and street culture lifestyle festival that’s bringing together the best of local and international sneaker culture, hip-hop lifestyle, streetwear fashion, street art, skateboarding, music, food and straight up creativity and innovation. Look forward to live performances, showcases, art exhibits, popups, fashion shows, panel discussions, brand labs and more!

Sign up for an intrductory workshop to Immersive Theatre

10AM, Sat & Sun, Crow HQ Okhla

Pushing the boundaries of what theatre can be, learn the fundamentals of immersive theatre with Nayantara Kotian, co-founder and director at Crow, in this two day practical workshop at the site of Crow’s latest production.

Try your luck at the Great Indian Treasure Hunt

10AM, Sun, Pan Delhi NCR

Follow the clues and find your way to the treasure! A minimum participation of 2 members and a maximum of 4 make up a team. The clues will take you around the city in a quest for “treasure”. The zonal winners will then compete against each other for the title of “Pirate Kings”! There will be vouchers worth at least the amount of participation for each participant.

Discover Old Delhi on two wheels

6.30AM, Sun, Old Delhi

Cycle through Old Delhi’s narrow lanes past the Lal Quila, Chandni Chowk, Jama Masjid and Fatehpuri Masjid. Pedal back in time, listen to tales from the hidden nooks and corners, and enjoy a delicious breakfast in the old city.

Try some incredible flavours at the Asian Street Food Festival 2018

12PM, Sat & Sun, Diva Spiced

Think Nasi Lemak sold by the roadside hawkers in Bali, noodles from a university canteen in Singapore or freshly caught fish grilled in a floating market in Thailand; the Asian Street Food Festival offers it all, and then some. Prepare you palettes for an onslaught of spice & flavour. The festival is on for a month.

Try your hand at powered paragliding

6AM & 4PM, Sat & Sun, Mojoland

Feel the adrenalin rush with paramotoring, a form of ultra-light aviation powered by a motor attached to your back. It can be launched in still air, and on level ground without any assistance.

Bid adieu to the winter at this spring camp

Sat-Sun, The Farm Camp

Sign up for a weekend of camping, nature trails, farm tours, a bonfire, live music, adventure activities and blooming, bright colours. While it's close to the city, it's fr away from all the noise and pollution. It's the perfect relaxing and rejuvenating weekend getaway.

Trek through pine-covered forests and snowy trails

Sat & Sun

Start off at Sankri, a remote village around 200 kms from Dehradun, and head up 12000 ft to the top of Kedarkantha. This five-day trek is perfect for beginners as well, and more so if you love snow.

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