Gujarat This Week: Ahmedabad’s First MMA Fight Night, Two-Day Classical Music Tribute
Event name: Tribute 2022
About the event: Two days of classic musical tribute featuring jugalbandis, the concert will include performances with Monica Shah – prominent disciple of Padma Vibhushan Girija Devi – on vocals, solo tabla by Hiren Chate who performed in the UK and across India, and several others.
How to attend: Free admission, free for all
Venue: Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Auditorium, Department of Mathematics, University of Gujarat Campus, Ahmedabad
Date and time: July 16 and 17 (Saturday and Sunday), 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Event Name: Certificate Course in Non-Invasive Testing Methods for Historic Buildings
About the event: This five-day certificate course for students and young professionals in civil and structural engineering and heritage conservation has been designed as a workshop to develop the skills of conducting non-destructive testing (END) and Minor Destructive Testing (MDT) for historic buildings through a concrete commitment. Participants will travel to the CEPT Conservation Site School in Dharmaj, Anand for three days.
Venue: CEPT University, Ahmedabad
Organizer: CEPT Professional Programs, CEPT University
How to attend: Fee of Rs 20,000 + GST. Application deadline is July 17, apply here
Date: From July 26 (Tuesday) to July 30 (Saturday)
Event Name: Punit Pania Live: The Never Ending Tour (English, Hindi)
About the event: Stand-up comedian Punit Pania, as part of his latest India tour, will perform two different sets – Gainfully Employed and No Country for Moderation – in Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The latter takes an unflinching look at why everything is essentially political, while the former is a comedic hug of his journey from selling drugs to selling jokes for a living.
Venue: Natrang Studio, Nehru Nagar, Ahmedabad on July 16 and Viu Gallery Vadodara on July 17
How to attend: Book here
Date and time: July 16 (Saturday) shows at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Shows from July 17 (Sunday) at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Event name: Yezdi’s Seven Fighting Championship-3 with live music
About the event: Ahmedabad will see its first-ever mixed martial arts fight night, with MMA bouts featuring all weight classes. Up to 42 participants from Gujarat, West Bengal and Maharashtra
will square off, with bouts featuring both male and female fighters. Accompanied by live music from Ahmedabad-based rapper and songwriter Siyaahi, Rolling Stones magazine featured Ahmedabad-based hip hop artist Dhanji and producer and DJ Harsh Acharya aka Acharya, the event is a must for fans of MMA.
Venue: Sindhu Bhavan Banquet Hall, Sindhu Bhavan Marg, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad
Host: Leave No Fingerprints with LaRa Promotion
How to attend: Book here
Date and time: July 16 (Saturday), from 6 p.m.
Event name: Ilham by Manav Kaul – a play in Hindi
About the event: Written by actor-director Manav Kaul, “Ilham” traces the journey of a middle-class bank clerk grappling with his desire and journey of enlightenment in the face of
challenges of society and of himself.
Location: Prayogshala, Ashram Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad
How to attend: Book here or call +91 9898881790, +91 7990362320
Date and time: July 16 (Saturday), from 9:30 p.m. to 10:45 p.m.
Event name: Mango Mania Food Festival
About the event: End the summer season and welcome the monsoon in style with a Fruit King-themed spread and special mango drinks prepared by Pastry Chef Sumeet Lundwani at Leela Gandhinagar Restaurant.
Location: Citrus Junction, The Leela Gandhinagar
Organizer: Leela Gandhinagar
How to attend: Book at +91 7486001193
Date and time: From July 18 (Monday) to July 24 (Sunday), 12:30 p.m.-3 p.m.