Events in Pune this weekendEvents — By Namraata Badheka on July 26, 2012 at 1:55 PM
The weekend is here again! Choose from the array of events we’ve listed. There is adventure, workshops, karaoke, parties, and book launch. Have a fun weekend!
Karaoke World Championships
The sole meaning of the Karaoke World Championships is to provide the World’s best Karaoke Entertainment year after year with the World Champion Title in a Men’s and Women’s series. KWC is the opportunity for aspiring singers to show their amazing talent to the world and give the crowd an unforgettable experience. This year the finals will be conducted at Finland from 28th November to 3rd December 2012. Top two Indian Karaoke Champions (1 Male & 1 Female) will win a return trip to Finland, including flight, airport transfers and accommodation to compete for the World Finals against singers from around the world to win the title of Karaoke World Champion 2012. Just head on over to Arc Asia for the Pune Trials which will be held over 4 Sundays. There will be a winner chosen from each round to go to the Pune Regional finals. This even is hosted by KJ Ketan Dossa
Date: 29th July, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 8:30 PM onwards
Venue: Arc Asia, Koregaon Park, Pune
Session on ‘Life Skills’
Learn how to feed information to your brain consciously. The application of these techniques will help you handle & overcome commonly faced concerns like memory retention, recalling incidents, better decision making, planning, organizing, creativity, handling information overload etc. The amount of information coming our way increases every year but the way we read has not changed since the time we were in school. Knowing how to read faster, with comprehension, would actually help us become efficient.
The session on Life skills will include:
• ’Activate your Intellectual Capital’ — teaches you “Mind Maps”
• ”Speed Reading” would help you increase your reading speed by 2 – 3 times! ( with comprehension )
Date: 28th July. 2012
Venue: Hotel Season’s, Aundh, Pune
Time: 9 am to 5 pm
Fee : Rs. 7,000/- + Serv Tax (12.36%) per head.
Seminar on ‘Opportunities & Challenges in Bio-Energy in Maharashtra’(Solutions for Energy Security, Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability) by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries & Agriculture
MCCIA Biotechnology Committee would be organizing a first-of-its-kind, Seminar on ‘Opportunities & Challenges in Bio-Energy in Maharashtra’. With the rise in energy costs and global environmental and ecological concerns, bio-based renewable energy sources are becoming vital for an energy demanding country like India. This seminar will help in understanding the different views of stakeholders in endorsing different technologies for the generation of energy from biomass products like forest and residue waste, etc.
Key Topics: The seminar will cover the various Solutions for Energy Security, Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainability. The seminar will also touch upon the important topics related to biomass & organic waste, its possible exploitation for different forms of energy through various Modern Technologies.
Ministers and Senior Officials from Ministry of Non-conventional Energy / Environment, Govt. of Maharashtra have consented to be present for the Inaugural Session. The other speakers would be from Govt. / Semi Govt. Organizations, Municipal Corporations, leading Industries in the sector of Bio-energy, Banking & Non Banking Financial Institutions and related stakeholders etc.
Registration : LIMITED SEATS ! RUSH YOUR ENTRIES !!! Prior Registration is necessary and registration is on First come First Serve Basis. Registration Form should be sent in enclosed format, along with the local cheque or D.D. in favour of `MCCIA`, payable at Pune to Mr. P.V. Sasidharan, MCCIA, 5th Floor, MCCIA Trade Tower, ICC Complex, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411016.
Date: 28th July 2012 (Saturday)
Venue: 5th Floor, MCCIA Trade Tower, ICC Complex, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411 016.
Time: 10.00 a.m.
For more information, call: 25709 121/ 257091 122
For security reasons, while entering MCCIA Trade Tower,participants are requested to carry their photo identity such as Identity card, Driving License etc. The participants should also carry one copy of the program circular. These documents might be required for security checks at MCCIA Trade Tower.
Book Launch- A Beautiful Truth- The art of grooming by Diana Hayden
Grooming has become an integral part of every woman’s life at work or social environment. Focusing on the importance of grooming, former Miss World, Diana Hayden has penned down her book – A Beautiful Truth – The art of grooming women..
Date: 28th July, 2012
Time: 4 pm onwards
Venue: Crossword, Amanora Town Centre, Hadapsar
Put on your dancing shoes for Hearts n Beats
Rapture entertainment presents Hearts n Beats with DJ Akash, DJ Spinz, DJ Art, DJ Lynus. Dance the night away!
Date: 28th July, 2012
Time: 1 pm onwards
Venue: Post 91, Lane 7 Off North Main Road ,Koregaon Park, Pune
For details, contact: 26109191, 40179196, 9923173320
Katraj to Sinhagad (K2S) – The Inter-Collegain Night Adventure Race
The National Education Foundation is announcing the tenth edition of Katraj to Sinhagad- The Monsoon Night Adventure Race. The race includes trekking in the scenic Sahyadri Mountains at night. The race starts at Katraj Old Tunnel Top and ends at Sinhagad.
There are four categories:
Category A- Intercollegiate Mix
Category B: Intercollegiate All Girls
Category C: Collegians All Girls
Category D: Collegians Mix
Each team shall consist of three participants:
• Mix teams shall have one member of the opposite sex
• An all girls team
The teams will be tested in endurance, physical fitness, team spirit and decision making.
Date: 27th July, 2012 (Friday)
Time: 5 pm
Venue: Katraj, Pune
For details, contact: 020- 24428359, 9881069994, 976794943, 9503828177
Puberun- A Festival on North East India
Community-based travel company Black Swan has joined hands, once again, with kindred soul Grubshup restaurant, to present to the city a festival dedicated to the brilliant charms of the north eastern states of India. Puberun means eastern sky in Assamese and it is effort at de-mystifying the seven elusive sisters of India. Expect consummate talks, evocative documentaries and more with lots of lip-smacking food.
Date: 28th July to 29th July, 2012
Time: 10 am to 10:30 pm
Venue: At the Intersection of Canal Road, Law College Road, Pune
Funky Pool Party
The O Hotel is hosting its signature Pool Party. You can stay by the pool or jump in, while grooving to some insane sets to tech and funky music spun by DJ Abhishekh Mantri.
Date: 29th July, 2012
Time: 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Venue: Addah, The O Hotel, Koregaon Park, Pune
Entry: Rs.1077 per person (includes unlimited beer and buffet)
For details, call: 020 40011000