Serendipity Arts Festival

Welcome toSerendipity Arts Festival

Serendipity Arts Festival is a multidisciplinary Festival that brings together performative, visual, and culinary practices from India and beyond, in ways unseen before. Spread across various venues in Panaji, Goa, the Festival serves as a platform for eminent and emerging artists to showcase their work and collaborate.


Our Disciplines


The Craft projects focus on the exploration of everyday objects while bringing to light their histories, and the status of Indian handicraft in the present time, encouraging an equal collaboration between designers and craftspeople. The discipline aims to position the ingenuity of crafts in the present in a contemporary light, while borrowing from the rich reservoir of works from the past.  

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Culinary Arts

The Festival moves away from the idea of food being a means to sustenance, and discovers the different possibilities of food as art/performance, innovation and delight. The Culinary Arts discipline programming aims to provides a unique food experience through curated workshops, talks and tastings with focus on local produce and regional flavours.

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The curation of the Dance programme attempts to engage as many forms of contemporary and traditional Indian dance as possible, including folk; at their core, these projects are interdisciplinary in nature, resulting in a balance between music, dance and drama. Many of these projects venture into alternate spaces, where the emphasis is more on the body in relation to space and technology.

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The Music programme explores the gamut of traditions in India, as well as the sources of inspiration. The stage is set for international artists, providing the audience an opportunity to experience musicals, along with retro, jazz, and electro funk music. The Festival has unique sound experiences that showcase the cross currents between sound, visuals, space and technology.

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The Festival examines ideas and practices within photography, addressing traditions of vernacular and lesser knows histories, while simultaneously engaging with archives, studios, as well as specifically commissioned works. As a discipline the curation leans towards examining the truth of the medium through works addressing diverse concerns prevalent through time in the modern society.

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The Festival Theatre programming pushes beyond defined boundaries by moving away from the proscenium. The performances explore fresh avenues to showcase traditional forms with a contemporary twist, introducing young children to the importance of theatre and highlighting the creative presence of marginal communities.

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Visual Arts

With a continued emphasis on emerging artists from the subcontinent, as well as performance art, street art and a film programme the Visual Arts programming offers a wide spectrum of projects. The Festival puts a spotlight on collections and archives in innovative ways, while examining the role of artist residencies in the contemporary art scene.

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Special Project'2019

Look, Stranger!

A call for film, photo and multimedia submissions 

Focus area: South Asia

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Special Projects

The Charpai Project

The Charpai Project

St+art Goa

St+art Goa



Senses 3.0

Senses 3.0


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264, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase –III, New Delhi-110020India

Call Us

011-45546121 / 49043167


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