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Excellent video on Chhath Puja at Powai lake

Having cultural sensitivity is very important. When I first ventured into Durga puja I was completely taken aback by the non-vegetarian dishes being served near the Pandal. But now I love every time there is Durga puja pandal in Powai. Chhath Puja is something I don’t know more about, but as per Wikipedia it’s an […]

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Video of Chhath Puja 2016 at Powai Lake

Every year Chhath Puja is celebrated at Powai Lake. Lot of people from the South are not aware of this festival. Here is a video of the celebration at Powai Lake. Chhath is a Hindu festival celebrated each year by the people very eagerly. This is very antique festival of the Hindu religion dedicated to […]

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PBWA – Durgostsav 2016

    The Powai Bengali Welfare Association’s Durga Puja pandal is one of the largest pandal in Mumbai attracting over 10 lakh visitors each year. This year the association has come up with an innovative theme replicating Vivekananda Rock Memorial of Kanyakumari spanning over 100 feet high. The pandal will see R D Burman’s original […]

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Spandan Foundation celebrates Bengali New Year.

15th April 2015 heralded the beginning of the new year in the Bengali calendar. The year 1422. Bengalis around the world celebrate this day as ‘Poila Boishakh’, greeting one another with “Shubho Naba Borsho”, the Bengali version of “Happy New Year”. Spandan Foundation, with its strong community of members, celebrated the advent of the New […]

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Children from the NGO Vidya are all smiles

The Vivero Powai Christmas Fete

To mark the beginning of the festive season and celebrate the spirit of Christmas, Vivero Powai organized a grand Christmas Fete. Parents and children came in hordes to try their hand at different activities, gorge on the yummy food and play fun games. The toy train and the bouncee castle were flocked by children, while […]

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Residents of Panch Smruti celebrate Christmas.

Residents of Panch Smruti welcomed Santa Claus in their complex with great enthusiasm Santa distributed distribute Sweets, Chocolates and specially Gifts for the kids. The evening was fun and joy..Children even performed to show their talents. They sang, dance, recite poems etc and entertained the crowd. Santa Claus wishes good luck and health to everyone […]

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Mayor of Mumbai launches Powai Author Elsie Gabriel’s environment education book Get Out Get Going Outdoors!

By Tanya Satish  It is the right season to simply get outdoors and discover biodiversity says Elsie Gabriel founder of Young Environmentalists NGO of Powai, who is a photographer, scuba diver, excellent cook, world travel writer and blogger, artist, environmentalist and now author. Elsie has authored an innovative book called Get Out Get Going Outdoors! […]

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Nisha Harale actress and model at Hiranandani Ganesh Mandal with Addi and Ravi Singh at Powai presenting eco Ganesha to the mandal.

Actress and model Nisha Harale creates Eco Ganesha with Elsie Gabriel,Young Environmentalists & presents to Hiranandani Tejwashwini Ganesh Mandal.

By Elsie Gabriel Nisha is also known to be a strong green activists and propagates that as far as possible make your own idol and help sustain planet earth. says Nisha during her visit to the Young Environmentalists to make her own Ganesha idol, Later in the afternoon, Nisha presented the eco friendly Ganesha idol […]

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At the Visarjan Ghat, Powai Lake on 29/9/2012, Interview with Suman Basu

The mood at the Visarjan Ghat today is palpitating, throbbing with energy,devotion and faith. The volunteers and the police are working hand to hand is cordoning and ensuring that the traffic movement and the visarjan procession moves as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Here I catch up with Suman Basu for a short interview to […]

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This NGO “Ranphul” makes Eco- Ganesha’s

Here is a short interview with volunteers of the NGO “Ranphul”. They deliver in mumbai, and even come to your house to custom design “rangoli” and decorations. To order eco ganesha’s , contact this NGO called “Ranphulll” means “Wild flower. It provides employment and sustenance to women. email is ranphull@gmail.com Tel: 9967154267 Name Sujata Chouwdhary.

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“Chhath Puja” celebrated at Powai Lake!

By Elsie Gabriel “Chhath Puja”, the biggest festival of the Poorvanchali was  celebrated on Friday with traditional enthusiasm and fervour as the devotees prepare to go to Powai lake to offer prayers to the setting sun in the evening. A main festival in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, Chhath denotes the number six and thus […]

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Powai Echoes with Garba Beats

The Powai hills are calling one and all for the Tiranga Dandiya at the BMC grounds near the new Hiranandnai School Powai! The first day 8th October was rocking with minsiter Naseem khan, MD of Hiranandani group and Dr Anjali Darade ,Madhuri Singh,Roy Mani as well as our very own actor Mukesh Rishi taking to […]

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