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Food for thought and tummy: The HT Imagine and Palate fest is back

Bringing the best of entertainment, intellectual stimulation and culinary delights, the Imagine and Palate Fest in Delhi is back! We can’t keep calm! Can you?

delhi Updated: Feb 09, 2017 19:29 IST
Aditya Dogra
Visitors enjoying delicious cupcakes at last year’s Palate fest in Delhi.
Visitors enjoying delicious cupcakes at last year’s Palate fest in Delhi.

This is the perfect season to enjoy some live music, be part of great minds discussing art, cinema, literature and fashion, and to relish lip-smacking delicacies. And we have got the perfect fest for you.

Back again with India’s finest restaurants, chefs, entertainers and musicians, the Hindustan Times IMAGINE Fest and Hindustan Times Palate Fest. And be ready to relish great music from bands such as Euphoria, Zehen Band, Tarkash, Swarveda, Sumit Singh Duo, Rangreza The Band, Drum Circle,and Adil Khan, while munching on the best of delicacies.

Palash Sen and his band Euphoria will be a part of the celebrations. (Shivam Saxena/HT Photo)

The Hindustan Times IMAGINE Fest is where you’ll witness some of the sharpest minds indulge in discussions, forums and talks. The speakers will include cricketer Virender Sehwag, FDCI President Sunil Sethi, fashion designers JJ Valaya and Rina Dhaka and tech guru Rajiv Makhni.

Another highlight of the fest will be an open air art gallery showcasing Art Buzz, GNAP (Global Nomadic Arts Project) and YAFA (Young Arts for All) presented by Arts4All and a book zone for visitors to explore.

“Every season comes with a lot of excitement and challenges of retaining the essence of the brand and at the same time bringing something new and exciting for the Delhi audience. This year we are introducing Imagine Fest along with the Hindustan Times Palate Fest to keep our promise of adding a new element every year. With this we want to create an event which caters to every member of the family,” said, Aditi Kapoor, co-founder and director, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd.

Not to forget, the Palate Fest is all set to be the city’s finest culinary experience. The event which has been a major crowd puller each year, will this year double the dose of fun with elements such as treasure hunt, a host of new restaurants , a bigger market zone, 2 stages featuring renowned bands and musicians, and a dedicated kids zone among others.

The fest will showcase over 50 stalls by leading names from the culinary world and foodies will also be able to enjoy the delectable delights at the Market Square.

“The success of last editions, the amazing feedback of the participating restaurants, visitors and media encourage us to come up with a fresh spin to each and every edition of Palate. The festival makes a great day out for families with tons of culinary experiences to explore, live performances, events and promotions,” says Ruchi Sibal, co-founder and Director, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd.

Catch it live
  • What: Hindustan Times Imagine Fest
  • Where: Nehru Park, Vinay Marg, Gate No. 4 (Ashram Entrance)
  • When: February 11 to 12, from 2pm to 5pm
  • Nearest Metro Station: Lok Kalyan Marg on the Yellow Line