What to do this weekend in Pondicherry: Live music, diving and more

What to do this weekend in Pondicherry: Live music, diving and more

Wondering what to do this weekend in Pondicherry? Here’s our pick from live music and storytelling to film screenings and art exhibitions. For those who want a wild and wacky weekend, check out our list of parties but if you’d rather get some fresh air, head outdoors!



Friday Night Live: Gabriel Daniel, alternative rock singer @ Storytellers’ Bar, Friday, 8 p.m.

Live Concert: Forte the Band @ Providence Mall, Saturday, 6.30 – 9.30 p.m



Animal Themed Stories: Stories with music for kids from 3 to 6 years @ Siruvar Pakkam bookstore, Saturday, 5.30 p.m. Entry Free


beach clean-up by temple reef foundation at Pondicherry's promenade beach
Temple Reef Foundation



LAKE CLEANUP: Volunteer to clean Kanagan Lake with EFI, Saturday, 7.30 a.m.

DIVERS’ MEET : Reef building, BBQ, music and more @ Temple Adventures, Saturday & Sunday, 6.30 a.m.- 8.30 p.m.

DIVE TALKS:  Interactive session about technical diving @ Urban Nomad, Friday, 6 p.m – 9 p.m.

FOREST HIKE: Close encounters with nature, fully booked, repeat trip coming up soon





The Promenade



Tamil Stories 2: Photographs, paintings and sculptures @ Kalinka Art Gallery, 3 to 8 p.m.

Dawn of Auroville: Photographs from conception of Auroville @Kalakendra Gallery, Bharat Nivas, Auroville, 9 a.m to 5 p.m

Indian Miniatures: Artworks by Gribala Tripathy @ Maison Perumal, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.

Life Cycle of an Idea: Photographs and paintings @ The Promenade, all day


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Captaine Conan:free screening of French film @ Alliance Francaise, Sunday, 6 p.m.




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Friday, June 22

DJ Samtron, Ice Cubes @ LB2 Lounge, 7 p.m

DJ Gospel @Crosskeys Club, 7 .30 p.m.


Saturday, June 23

DJ Yugi @ Ice Cubes, LB2 Lounge,  7 p.m.

DJ K Lee @ Crosskeys, 7.30 p.m.

Kampai, hip-hop @ Storytellers’ Bar, 8 p.m.



Free Zumba Demo class @ La Casita, Saturday, 4.30 p.m.