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Original Inhabitants of Bombay, Salsette & Thana.

Festival of traditional Gaothan flavours to be held in the month of April 2012

Posted by VALENTINE PEREIRA on February 19, 2012 at 10:55 PM


Festival of traditional Gaothan flavours to be held in the month of April 2012

 

The festival programme is being organized by the MobaiGaothan Panchayat (MGP). It will include a gaothan exhibition with community artifacts on display, a massive food festival with traditional East Indian platter and a cookery programme to be hosted by Michael Swamy, the author of “The East Indian Kitchen” 

The exhibition will include some traditional utensils and daily equipment used by the community members who are aborigines of the city. The food festival will give them a taste of the food they have been eating over the years – said Alphi D’souza, sarpanch of Mobai and the spokesperson of MGP. 

Members from the community will meet to discuss and plan the issues and challenges faced by the community in the city. The MGP also plans to set up local stores at all city gaothans, which will sell home-selling articles, grown-prepared and manufactured exclusively by the community. The first store will be set-up in the JUHU gaothan.

 

THE SCHEDULE OF THIS FESTIVAL

EAST INDIAN EXHIBITION

Venue: Our Lady of Vailankanni Church Veneration Hall,

Irla (Vile Parle west)-14th April 2012 from 1.30pm to 8pm


THE EAST INDIAN KITCHEN

Venue: Our Lady of Egypt Church Grounds, Kalina.

29th April2012 at 5pm

 

EAST INDIAN AWARDS & FOOD FESTIVAL

Venue: Our Lady of Egypt Church Grounds, Kalina.

29th April2012 from 6pm

 

UPLIFTING THE EASTINDIAN COMMUNITY – A CONFERENCE

Venue: Manuel Gonsalves Memorial Hall, Bandra.

6th May2012 at 4.30pm

 

 Courtesy – The Hindustan Times (Mumbai), dated Thursday february 16,2012 (bottom of page 09)

 


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2 Comments

Reply sybil
7:01 AM on February 26, 2012 
keep up vit the good job n god bless
Reply Maria
9:30 AM on March 16, 2012 
Wonderful -definitely not going to miss the exhibition.

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