Mumbai’s favourite art festival 'Kala Ghoda' is coming back to the city on February 3

A mélange of literature, food, theatre, dance, music, workshops and food stalls are in store for this edition


India’s largest multicultural festival and every Mumbaikar’s aesthetic pleasure, 'Kala Ghoda' will be opening its doors next in 2018 between February 3 and 11. With a beautiful amalgamation of literature, food, theatre, dance, music, workshops and food stalls, the festival will continue to be a hotchpotch of urban design, architecture and heritage walks for the city to savour.

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is a community celebration of the arts within one of the most beautiful and historic courtyards of Mumbai, The Kala Ghoda Art District. The festival has grown exponentially in the yesteryears, drawing over 1,50,000 people from all over Mumbai. The previous season hosted over 600 events across 12 days. The fest is open to all and free of charge.

Funds raised by the festival are used for restoration and sustenance of the area. Several heritage buildings and institutions in the Kala Ghoda vicinity have benefitted from this.

The fest will host a crazy variety of events from children’s literature to stand-up comedy, visual arts and food in around various venues in the Kala Ghoda quad like Hornbill House, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Jehangir Art Gallery, David Sassoon Library, Steps of the Asiatic Library at Town Hall etc.