Lucknow is known for its rich cultural heritage and every year the city revisits its old culture by celebrating it via cultural fest called, The Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival aims to bring back the famed but fading Lucknowi Tehzeeb. The festival is a celebration of craft, art, music, film, theatre, cuisine and heritage and is organized by Sanatkada, a non-profit crafts collective. Over the years, this festival has created a permanent space for itself in Lucknow’s culture calendar as it draws thousands of attendees from the city and its

Over the years, this festival has created a permanent space for itself in Lucknow’s culture calendar as it draws thousands of visitors from the city and its surroundings. This festival has carved a discernable niche for itself in the hearts of Lucknowites and thousands of people who visit Lucknow at the time of this festival. Like every year this time also, it will be celebrated with grandeur exhibitism but the theme of the festival is dedicated to the old houses that were constructed before 1950.

The festival will celebrate Lucknow’s rich heritage, it will hold contests, panel discussions and exhibitions.  The festival is titled as Lucknow ki Rehai’ish and it is dedicated to old Havelis and traditional lifestyle of Lucknow.  You will also enjoy food, craft, film history, drama and dance in this festival.  Held in the centre of the city, at the historic Safed Baradari, the aim of this festival is to bring together Lucknow people for fun, enjoyment and a dose of pleasure from the past!

Mark your calendar from 3rd Feb -7th Feb 2017 and don’t miss a chance to visit this festival.

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