Maharashtra Tourism presents ‘Talent Street’ at Kala Ghoda

By: | Published: November 20, 2017 2:23 PM

The officials of MCGM are requesting artists to send applications and thus inspiring many promising artists to take part in this event in the coming weeks

The upcoming artists will get a chance to display their art on the streets of Mumbai

Artists of Talent Street Kala Ghoda, an initiative supported by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) displays emerging talent across Maharashtra. At Artists of Talent Street Kala Ghoda, being held till May 2018, on every Sunday, the potential artists can explore their talents and gain popularity in the field they excel in.

The upcoming artists will get a chance to display their art on the streets of Mumbai. The 250-metre long stretch on Kaikashru Dubash Marg at Kala Ghoda is the location for this weekly event and 21 stalls have been registered. The stalls exhibit robotic acts, spray paintings, caricatures, sculptures, pottery, Warli paintings, jewellery, puppet making and magic street aimed at motivating and encouraging young talents.

Through this initiative, MTDC and MCGM aim to make use of the open spaces as a platform for public participation. The officials of MCGM are requesting artists to send applications and thus inspiring many promising artists to take part in this event in the coming weeks. Celebrities from Hindi and Marathi film fraternity have been invited to join to support the cause.

Commenting on the occasion, Jaykumar Rawal, minister of tourism, Government of Maharashtra, said, “It is wonderful to discover that Maharashtra has so much to offer, be it beaches, forts, heritage or our culture. This platform will showcase various types of folk, classical and traditional art forms and inspire the budding talent of the state. I believe this initiative – Artists of ‘Talent Street Kala Ghoda’ is a podium and is a remarkable occasion for the visitors to discover Maharashtra and know its hidden treasures in forms of arts.”

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