Born from the insight – The best way to look at any culture, is to experience its festivals, Utsav is a 45 minute cultural extravaganza that showcases the vibrant and colourful festivals of Mumbai and India. Set to themed costumes and music, Utsav features a live dance performance by a troupe of 25 experienced and talented entertainers. Regardless of the time of the year, you can sit back and have a glimpse of all the festivals of Mumbai at a single venue. From the dance of the fisherfolk, to the impressive human pyramid during the festival of Dahi Handi, the celebration of Lord Ganesh’s birth in an Indian household, to the traditional dance of Lavani. Our dancers turn the very stage we perform into the lively streets of Mumbai, rich with culture and entertainment.
What’s more you ask? You are invited to a traditional Mumbai and Maharashtrian wedding, which begins with the matching of horoscopes by the Hindu priest, to the girl leaving her parents abode with all the fanfare and exuberance that accompanies an Indian marriage. The programme features live commentary in English, explaining the nuances, history and legends associated with each festival and tradition.