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Holi

The Mythology Brought to Life

Thursday, March 18, 2021 |
6:00PM - 7:00PM ET

This is a virtual event.
Travel Journal: India, View from my room, Pune, 2018-19 by Soumya Dhulekar

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Virtual Event - Penn Museum

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Part of the CultureFest! Holi Series

The Hindu celebration of Holi has many origins, meanings, and interpretations, but is noted to commemorate legends from Hindu mythology. Join narrator Anannya Bohidar and artist Soumya Dhulekar for a live illustration of four stories that contextualize the “festival of colors” through several key perspectives.

Please note that some content may be mature in nature.

Soumya Dhulekar is a US-based illustrator, born in Mumbai and raised in New Jersey. You can see her work in Catapult Magazine and in Drawing Power, winner of the Eisner Award for Best Anthology and listed as NYT’s Best Comics of 2019. Her work is also distributed by Maamoul Press.

Image credit: Travel Journal: India, View from my room, Pune, 2018-19 by Soumya Dhulekar

$5 General Admission

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Part of the CultureFest! Holi Series

The South Asia Center

The South Asia Center's mission is to enhance the study of  South Asia at Penn  (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives) and within the wider community. The Center supports faculty and student research, conferences, curriculum development, outreach, and other activities and events related to modern and pre-modern South Asia. The Center connects scholars with interests in South Asia across the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Penn’s professional schools, and within the wider community.