IN-DIALOGUE: 25-27 Nov. 2021 - The first India Festival in Leuven & Gent



The first India Festival in Leuven & Gent

In collaboration with Maghenta vzw (Gent), the India House Leuven organises the double festival IN-DIAlogue.  See for the performances in Ghent.

In Leuven, following performances :

25 november om 20u : Seeta Patel - The Rite of Spring

Leuven, Theater

Opening evening of the first IN-DIAlogue Festival

A captivating interpretation of Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps by the dancers of the Indian choreographer Seeta Patel

As an introduction, Seeta Patel dances her own solo Bhartanatyam.

Tickets : 15 euro (10 euro students) via

26 november : Mandeep Raikhy : Queen Size

20.30 (continiously until 22u), Predikherenkerk

At the core of this contemporary choreography lies the intimacy between two men. A traditional Indian bed is the scene for this play on the thin line between privacy and voyeurism.  

Tickets : 15 euro (10 euro students) via

27 november : Shye ben Tzur & The Rajasthan Express – Junun

20.30, Wagehuys

Junun is the result of a collaboration between Shye ben Tzur (Israël, living in India), Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood, and the Indian group The Rajasthan Express. An exceptional musical evening!

Tickets : 15 euro (10 euro students) via

25 November in the afternoon VOKA Flemish-Brabant organizes a business-seminarie. A roadshow on the most recent developments of “Doing Business in India”. For more info, please contact

26 November, Prof. Dr. Idesbald Godeeris will lecture the fascinating story of the century-old relations between India and Belgium. Entrance free, but reservation required (via

In collaboration with the Embassy of India (Brussel), as part of the 75 Years of Independence celebration.

Feature Article

International Yoga Day

Yesterday, June 21, the International Yoga Day was organized in the Sluispark in Leuven by the local yoga teachers, with strong support from the Indian embassy. Mrs. Sonu, the Embassy Yoga Teacher, gave a very fascinating session, followed by demonstrations by the local teachers. Even a super-specialized session for the children !! The perfect weather was enhanced by the Indian music from SitarDust. A great success to repeat next year!