Kala ghoda Art Festival 2013

Heritage Walks


"Seven islands soaked up the sea to leave land for an infanta’s dowry, For two hundred years and more the tides have swept the world ashore"….Gerson Da Cunha

Mumbai - a city of myriad personalities. A city whose history is influenced by illustrious empires, a city which finds order in chaos, and amidst the pace and pause, a city of evolving dreams and manifestations of cultural ethos. Walk with us and discover more about the city that baffles, overwhelms and inspires so many. Come and explore the idea of the city through its Heritage, standing tall, embracing the change and welcoming the future.

Our thematic for the 2013 festival is 'CHANGESCAPE'. Participants are welcome on first come - first serve basis and a token for the walks can be collected from the Festival Help Desk.

We sincerely thank Anne Thomas, Mohit Hirlekar, Rahul Gupta, Apoorva Nanjangud, Ashwin Chandran, Mumbai University, Kenneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue for their support and collaboration.

All programs listed on this website were correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change

Sailing History in Mumbai

12 noon at Rhythm House


Learn about the magic and the significance of the sea that surrounds the island city of Mumbai. Walk through the history of how sailing came to Mumbai the port city of India bringing with it commerce and passion. Explore the dimensions of leisure boating which has a long history in the city which hosts the third oldest Yacht Club. Learn about the local men of the sea and the leisure sailors and the dimensions of the sport which uses the wind and waves to excite and engage. Explore horizons as you learn about the magic of leisure boating in Mumbai


Talk by : Zia Hajeebhoy, Aquasail at Artisans from 11 a.m. - 12 noon


Followed by a Walk from Rhythm house to Lions Gate towards Gateway of India witnessing the Royal Alfred Sailor's Home and the Yacht Club enroute.


On the spot registrations to be done before the talk. Individual tokens for the walk need to be collected from Artisans'  from 10:30 am to 11:00 am on first cum first serve basis.

(Restricted no. 35 only)

Note: No email registrations would be accepted.

Conducted by: Kruti Garg