Sat, Oct 28, 2017, 05:30 AM - Sun, Oct 29, 2017, 05:30 AM
In this first-of-its-kind festival, SPOKEN celebrates the magic of words, giving the stage to some of the most vibrant voices in live storytelling, poetry, spoken word and song from across India and around the globe this October 28th & 29th 2017 at Mumbai’s JioGarden.
Over the course of two days, #SpokenFest will shine a spotlight on more than 50 artists ~ serving up an eclectic mix of exciting performance art and artists in languages as varied as Urdu, English, Hindi and Kannada.
Listen to crooning buskers or if you’d like to discover your own voice, take advantage of rare opportunities to dive deep with masters in their craft by joining one our several workshops and masterclasses in live storytelling, poetry, lyric writing, theatre and more.
Loads of good food and drink will be served and designed installations will offer meeting spaces to mix and mingle or a respite to marinate and unwind.
As the sun sets, grab your spot on the main lawn. Our headlining performances are sure to leave you transfixed, transported and maybe even transformed.
What Will You See
A confluence of personalities, people and passions! Buskers crooning for crowds on small stages scattered throughout the Garden. Interactive workshops and engaging master classes assembled in carnival tents. A food court and beer garden for refueling. And as the sun sets on the city of dreams, a main stage playing hosts to never-before-seen headlining performances.
What Will You Hear
Poignant truths, comedic insights, lyrical ballads and far-out fiction in languages as varied as Urdu, English, Hindi and Kannada. You will hear the rallying cries of the heart and the thud of mics dropping.
What Will You Learn
Lessons in letting your creative juices flow. Come discover your own voice and register for afternoon classes in ancient folklore to new age spoken word, improv to Shakespearian drama, lyric writing and much more! Glean tips and tricks, words of advice and words to the wise from masters in their craft.
What Will You Feel
Inspired, enchanted, entertained, captivated, heartened, emboldened, enlivened, awakened, stirred, motivated, gripped, charmed, joy-filled, tuned in, turned-on and moved!