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Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Vishwi (short for Vishwambaran) started learning Carnatic vocal at the age of 6. Singing prowess apart, he has tried his hand at various instruments like the keyboard, guitar, tabla, drums, melodica, harmonica etc and is currently trying to make a career as a music...

Cafe Obattoo – Feb 2020

Cafe Obattoo – Feb 2020

This February, Cafe Obattoo brings you the most famous breakfast of Karnataka - Chow Chow Bath. This delicacy consists of one serving of spicy Khara Bath and another of sweet Kesari Bath. Vegetable Pulao is a substantial rice dish mixed with vegetables and mildly...

Cafe Obattoo – Jan 2020

Cafe Obattoo – Jan 2020

This January, Cafe Obattoo brings you typical South Indian dishes like Uthappam and Lemon Rice or Chitranna as it is called in Kannada. Uthappam is a type of dosa, served with delicious tomato chutney and Lemon Rice is prepared by mixing cooked rice with turmeric and...

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

In keeping with the spirit of Christmas, we are more than delighted to welcome ACTS Harmony, the choir of the ACTS Secondary School, to our Centre for the second time. Bringing their spirit of cheer, the energy of their love and truly inclusive spirits, the children...

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Swaathi is a member of the senior group at Snehadhara Foundation. Her passion and inclination for music have been carefully cultivated and shaped over the last two years that she has spent here. As she now stands at the helm of change and prepares to become a...

Cafe Obattoo – Dec 2019

Cafe Obattoo – Dec 2019

This December, Café Obattoo brings you the timeless delicacy Poori and Chole, a substantial Vegetable Paratha stuffed with different vegetables and the Italian speciality Vegetable Pasta. Place your orders in advance and don’t miss out on a delicious menu. Please note...

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Adrienn Izsépi is a Hungarian choreographer, dancer and teacher. She trained in Budapest and Vienna in a file of contemporary dance, modern dance techniques, classical ballet and jazz. In 2007 she won a European championship in Germany. She has been active as a dancer...

Cafe Obattoo – Nov 2019

Cafe Obattoo – Nov 2019

This November, Café Obattoo brings you a soft Indian flatbread typical of Gujarati cuisine with curd, an energy drink with Ragi Ladoo and yummy dry Bhel Puri. Place your orders in advance and don’t miss out on a delicious menu. Please note that the menu has been...

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Formed by singer/songwriter Bindu Subramaniam, termed as a “third generation prodigy” and violinist/composer Ambi Subramaniam, known as “the new king of Indian classical violin,” SubraMania fuses traditional Indian music with elements of pop, rock and jazz, to create...

Cafe Obattoo – Oct 2019

Cafe Obattoo – Oct 2019

This October enjoy sumptuous Methli Theplas with curd or the utterly delicious Seviyan Kheer as a part of our Obattoo Cafe offering. Place your orders in advance to not miss out on the festive menu. The menu has been decided by a student from our Jaaji group.

Snehadhara awarded the NGO Leadership Award (2019)

Snehadhara awarded the NGO Leadership Award (2019)

We are pleased to announce that Snehadhara Foundation is once again the recipient of the NGO Leadership Awards that was presented on the 18th Sep 2019 by The World CSR Day. The Karnataka Leadership Awards recognises leaders who have contributed value & made a...

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Asha Sarella is a Bharatanatyam dancer. She has embodied her passion for dance from the tender age of four, with the blessings of her gurus - Karnataka Kalashree Sathyanaraya Raju, Guru Jyothi Pattabhiram, Guru Karnataka Kalashree Bhanumathi, and Smt. Leelavathi...

Cafe Obattoo – Sep 2019

Cafe Obattoo – Sep 2019

Chatpata chat and snacky (but healthy) sundal are some of the delicacies on offer at Cafe Obattoo in September. Place your orders in advance and make best of the fresh flavours floating towards you!

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

‘Houseful’ creates artistic experiences that allow us to be touched by another’s creativity, while personally engaging in the process of co-creating with a performer. This month we are delighted to welcome Arpita Gaidhane, a Baul practitioner, to share her songs with...

Cafe Obattoo – August 2019

Cafe Obattoo – August 2019

The monsoon saga continues at Cafe Obattoo. On offer in August are Grilled Sandwiches, Gulab Jamuns and Onion Pakodas. Place your orders at the earliest and enjoy the weather!

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

Houseful – of Joy and Artistic Adventures

‘Houseful’ creates artistic experiences that allow us to be touched by another’s creativity, while personally engaging in the process of co-creating with a performer. We’re delighted to welcome Debapriya Das, a belly dancer, to perform at Houseful in July 2019....

Cafe Obattoo – July 2019

Cafe Obattoo – July 2019

Crisp and crunchy will be Cafe Obattoo's theme in July. The unbeatable combination of sandwiches, bhel and masala vadas may leave you wishing every month was July at Cafe Obattoo! Come and feast with us on a range of flavours and textures!

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

‘Houseful’ creates artistic experiences that allow us to be touched by another’s creativity, while personally engaging in the process of co-creating with a performer. We are super excited to begin this year's artistic adventures with Vasu Dixit! Vasu's open-throated...

June Flavours

June Flavours

Café Obattoo is back with some solidly delicious fare for the new term. From Akki rottis to bondas, you won’t feel the lack of energy in our snacks on offer at the Café this month! Eat well – we have a long way to go together!

People and Places- Summer School 2019

People and Places- Summer School 2019

Every year in the month of April, we delightfully welcome our new session with the Summer School at Snehadhara.  It is a time reminiscent of the ‘lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer’ filled with tremendous gaiety, colour, fun and joy. Summer School 2019- ‘People and...

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

Houseful – of joy and artistic adventures

‘Houseful’ this year has allowed us to grasp the nuances of performances by artists and to revel in the sharing of their craft, thus revisiting the artist in ourselves. In March, we conclude this year’s Houseful event with another expression of creativity. Our artist...