In the cultural map of Maharashtra state (India), Talegaon Dabhade, a town near Pune city, has been making it's mark as an important cultural centre. The credit of preserving this heritage goes to the cultural organisation "Kalapini" which has been giving exposure to the budding stage artists
from the rural area in and around Maval taluka & PCMC, since past 38 years..
Kalapini is looking forward and started the process of building its own Theatre and new Stage at the Kalapini Sanskritik Kendra site. This utterly requires financial assistance from all the members of Kalapini and art loving audience. Donations to Kalapini, are 'Exempted from Income-tax under 80G'. Kalapini urges everyone for a donation of min 5000 Rs, to reach a target of 1000 such donators who shall fulfill its dream of having its own theatre. The new stage layout is"THEATRE LAYOUT" - Thank You.
Kalapini has completed 36 years in April 2013 (3 Tapa poorti). This is a matter of pride for all Talegaonkars and members of Kalapini, thus celebrating the feat in a grand manner with the newly launched event of "RANGA-YADNYA" - an innovative theme conceived by Kalapini.
An actual Yadnya was performed and this program been organised to get a complete overview of important events and achievements of 36 years, as well as a cultural gettogether. Various programs were lined up in the week of 10 Dec to 16 Dec. The December 2012 NEWSLETTER has all programs and News details. The Ranga Yadnya Sangata and Kalapini's 36th Vardhapan Din Sohala was celebrated in presence of renowned director & artist - Vijaya Mehta, in the 3 days Poornotsav from 18th to 20th April. Please view the Photos and News Articles.
Kalapini's new Sangeet Natak production: Katha hi Bilaskhani Todi chi, has received overwhelming response during its 2 shows at Nehru Centre, Mumbai. The play depicts the struggle between father son duo, Tansen & Bilaskhan - also the differences in Classical & Folk music. This play is characterised by creative musicals and apt screenplay. Please watch the Promotional VIDEO link above & Photos.