Top things to do in Pondy this weekend : Vietnamese food, stand-up comedy, dog shows and more

Top things to do in Pondy this weekend : Vietnamese food, stand-up comedy, dog shows and more

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Wondering what to do in Pondy this weekend? We have something for every type of weekender: from modern theatre and French cinema to stand-up comedy stars and Latin Jazz to say nothing of Dog Championships and South-East Asian food.

1. IF YOU NEED SOME DRAMA IN YOUR LIFE

 

 

Agent Provocateur

Pondicherry’s crowd-funded theatre festival ‘Remembering Veenapani’ 2018 comes to a close with this play that takes on intolerance and self-censorship, beginning with the human body.

When: February 17, 7 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: Adishakti Theatre, Edayanchavady Road, Vanur Taluk, Auroville Post, Irumbai Panchayat

 

Caprice

A masterpiece by Emmanuel Mouret With an introduction by Jean-Francois Bourgeot.

When: February 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Where: Alliance Francaise, 58, Rue Suffren

 

2. IF YOU’RE A FOODIE:

Vietnamese Food Fest

The Promenade and Le Dupleix, Pondicherry are hosting the ‘Vietnamese Food Fest’, as a part of the 4th Pondicherry Heritage Festival, to reminisce the Indo-Vietnamese culinary culture of the city that dates back to the 1800s. The menu is a reflection of Vietnamese philosophy of balance of flavours teamed with fresh sea produce.

When: Till February 18, Lunch and Dinner

Where: Le Dupleix and The Promenade

 

 

3 IF YOU WANT TO DANCE THE NIGHT AWAY

 

Valentine’s Night 18

Well, here is something for the couple who can’t get enough of love and need an extended Valentine’s Day weekend.

When: February 17, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Where: Hotel South Avenue, No. 151, 152, Subbiah Salai, Opposite Pondicherry Railway Station

 

Rockfest– Love Ballads

Pondy’s Tamil Rock Band PY01 promises to woo audiences with Valentine’s day special numbers.

When: February 17, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Where: Providence Mall Pondicherry, 7, Venkatasubba Reddiar Salai

 

Macumba

Interested in a session of funk, hip hop and some  bass ? Get insights and interact with the enigmatic Vachan Chinnappa.

When: February 17, 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

Where: The Storytellers’ Bar, Promenade, 23, Goubert Avenue

 

 

 

Latin Jazz

Move to the groove of Latin Jazz with ZCK Latin Jazz Quartet and be a part of their first performance in India.

When: February 17, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Kasha Ki Aasha, 23, Rue Surcouf

 Always wanted to run a marathon? Start with the Rotary Day mini marathon. Details here

 

4 IF YOU WANT TO LAUGH OUT LOUD

 

LOLStars

To make people laugh is an art, and quite a useful one. Get ready to stay in spilts as this stand up comedy show with Kunal Rao and Naveen Richards rolls into town.

When: February 18, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Where: Hotel Annamalai International, No. 479, Kamaraj Salai, Saram

5 IF  LOCAL HISTORY FASCINATES YOU

 

Traces in Time

View fascinating art objects, photographs, documents, and other cultural traces that reveal Pondichery’s historic ties to Indochina (modern day Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia).

Where: Kusum’s House, 7, Rue de la Caserne

When: Till February 18, 10 am- 9 p.m.

 

 

6 IF YOU PREFER THE COMPANY OF FOUR-LEGGED CREATURES

 

All Breeds Championship

Dog Show at Pondicherry for the celebrated championship trophy.

When: February 18, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where: Fatima Higher Secondary School, Near Shivaji Statue, Karuvadikuppam

 

7 IF YOU WANT TO SHOW OFF YOUR TEAM SPIRIT

 

Corporate Football Tournament 

Get your team together to compete in the the 1st edition of CITY 5 Corporate Tournament where your company will get the opportunity to be recognised as the best Corporate Football Team of Pondicherry !

When: February 18, 7 a.m. to 6 pm.

Where: City 5, 12th F Cross Street, Krishna Nagar

8 IF YOU WANT TO DO YOUR BIT AS A CITIZEN

 

Veerampattinam Beach Cleanup

Plastics, glass, and non-biodegradable wastes cover the sand here. Join EFI Pondy this Sunday evening to clean the Veerampattinam Beach.

When: February 18th, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where: Veerampattinam Beach, Veerampattinam, Pondicherry

Always wanted to run a marathon? Start with the Rotary Day mini marathon. Details here
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