It’s yet another weekend. Time sure flies, don’t you think? You would wonder, what’s in store this week, right? Well, other than the IPL matches to look forward to, PGTI has organized a players championship at the Poona Golf Club. For all the shopaholic Sakal has organized a shopping festival with great offers for one and all. This week proves to be a treat for the music lovers with two concerts over the weekend, one on Indian music while the other where singer Mika Singh would make you all dance to his beats. That’s not all. Check out some interesting workshops that are lined up at The British Library. Young enterprisers out there, scroll down – there is something which will definitely interest you. Have a nice weekend Punekars!
PGTI Players Championship
PGTI Players Championship
The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) will stage its PGTI Players’ Championship at the Poona Club Golf Course from April 17 to 20. A Pro-Am event will be held on April 21 after the end of the championship. The event carries a total prize purse of Rs 20 lakh with the winner taking home Rs 3.2 lakh.
Major names participating in the event include Mukesh Kumar, C Muniyappa, Manav Jaini, Vijay Kumar, Vinod Kumar, Sanjay Kumar, Shamim Khan, Abhijit Singh Chadha, Gaurav Pratap Singh and Raju Ali Mollah. The local challenge will be led by Gurki Shergill, Rajiv Datar, Jaideep Patwardhan, Aditya Bhandarkar, Pravin Pathare and Sachin Nigade. Announcing the event, Padamjit Sandhu, director, PGTI, said, “We are delighted to be back in Pune, which is one of the fastest-growing golfing centers in the country. Our partnership with the Poona Club Golf Course seeks to further popularise the sport in this city by staging professional tournaments such as the PGTI Players Championship.” Jaideep Patwardhan, chairman, Poona Club Ltd. (Golf), said, “The tournament brings high-quality professional golf to Pune and provides an incentive to youngsters to take up the sport. The golf course is in excellent condition and we look forward to an exciting week of golf.”
Date: 17th April – 20th April 2012
Venue: Poona Club Golf Course
Sakal Shopping Festival
Sakal Shopping Festival is a premium consumer exhibition. A complete shopping bonanza for consumers, with its strong penchant to reach out to virtually every household in pune.Totally air-conditioned exhibition, for giving its consumers an unforgettable shopping experience
Date: 20th – 29th April 2012
Venue: Agriculture College grounds
Indian Music Concert
The Art of Living (AOL) Foundation, set up by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, is organizing an Indian music concert at Gandhi Lawns in Kothrud on April 21 to promote a healthy lifestyle among the youth. The proceeds of the event will be used for youth programmes conducted by the AOL.
The event, titled Mantras n Beats, will feature fusion artist Vikram Hazra, along with several other artists like DJ Spin and Friends.
Addressing a news conference here on Wednesday, Hazra who is a programme director of Art of Living, said: “Mantras n Beats is a reflection of how the ancient and the modern coexist and form something that is visionary. Through this concert, we want to encourage the youth to adopt a healthy lifestyle and shun evils like tobacco, alcohol and drugs. We want our youth to excel both in information technology as well as inner transformation.”
“Our main aim through this concert is to show the youth that one can have as much fun even without using addictive substances. There are a host of NGOs which work for de-addiction but very few which help youth to protect themselves from addiction,” he said.
There will be entry fee for the concert.
Date: 21st April 2012
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
Venue: Gandhi Lawns, Kothrud
Mika Singh Live In Concert
Mika Singh Live In Concert, where he will set fire on stage by his rocking performance. This night will be a memorable night for everyone who loves Mika Singh, the unconventional singer of Bollywood.
You can also get a golden opportunity to have dinner with this famous singer but only 200 seats are available for this. So all the fans of Mika, grab the chance to meet him and avail the passes as early as possible.
Date: 21st April 2012
Venue: Amanora Grounds
Workshops at British Library
We have arranged the following workshops in the month of April & May 2012.
1. “Business English- A Survivor Guide” by Mr Kuldeep Janagal on Saturday 28th April 2012 from 10am to 2pm
2. “Photography” Workshop (Repeat Session) by Mr Lalit Deshmukh from 16th to 20th May 2012
3. “Creative Writing” by Mr Salil Desai & Mr Chetan Joshi on 19th & 20th May 2012 from 10am to 5pm
Contact: Abha Marathe
917/1 Fergusson College Road,Pune – 411004
+91 20 41005300, +91 20 41005308
Venue: British Library
Italian Food Festival @ Sky Bar & Restaurant.
Enjoy the Italian Food Festival at Sky Bar and Restaurant starting from 16th April 2012. This festival will have A La Carte & a special Italian Buffet for dinner at Attractive price. Well known Chef Zaheer will be coming down to give the people of Pune a taste of this authentic Italian dishes. Delicious Italian cuisine like pasta, risottos, pizza, bruschetta will be on menu.
Venue: Sky Bar & Restaurant, ICC Trade Tower, B-wing, Senapati Bapat Road. Pune
Date: 16th April to 29th April
Cost: 485 /-
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