Festival Diaries 3 – Season 8
As the dates for Repertwahr Festival Season 8 are coming closer, the team is
buckling up for the huge responsibilities we have in front of us. There are
some fresh faces on the team and some old hands, who have carried us
through the chaos that the festival becomes each year.
Behind all the colour, festivities and fantastic performances at the festival,
there is an entire army of volunteers and professionals, sweating it out,
pushing themselves to bring you a festival you can be proud of.
The travels bookings are going on and Vikas can be seen slumped on his
laptop, his phone to his ear, reeling off flight times and cities. Our office is
exploding with colour with all the decorations for the festivals covering every
Our Press Conference is scheduled in the next 2 weeks and what we really
need right now are final creatives that have to be used throughout the event.
Thankfully, we have just the guy on our team – Dhiraj Sowmbasi.
Dhiraj is the Visualiser and Chief Illustrator for the festival and if you have
followed the festival through the years, it is his artwork that you have seen all
through. Right from the first year onwards, he is single-handedly responsible
for the expressive and unconventional creatives for the Repertwahr Festival.
Having learnt his craft at the Lucknow Arts College, Dhiraj has been a part of
several corporate campaigns, including major IPL and HIL teams. To give you an idea of the amount of work that this, humble soft-spoken dude does for the
festival, here’s a list of creatives required – Social Media posts, Sponsor
presentations, Program Brochure, Hoardings, Paper Ads, Video plates,
Website creatives, Standees, Paper inserts, Press Brochures, Tickets,
Festival ground plans, Stage and the entire flex branding at the venue which
has no less than 15 elements in itself. He is the Superman illustrator that
every team needs and dreams of. And we are proud to have him on ours.
Our team is getting bigger and better with each new member. The synergy of
the team is the only reason we effortlessly pull off an event as big as
The month of December is our favourite time of the year for more reasons
than one. The weather, the food and the fantastic shows on display easily
make it the best time to visit the city. We’re calling everyone who has a
connection with Lucknow to come and join us for the festivities this year.
If you believe in what Repertwahr is doing for the city and want to support us,
call your friends, family, acquaintances to visit the city in the month of
December and join us at the festival.
If you’re on Facebook, there’s a contest where we’re giving away tickets to
the shows. Get cracking now and you can attend the festival for free.
And for those of you who’ve been enquiring about joining the team, we’re
planning a Volunteer Meet in mid-November (Likely date: 12th of November).
Help us by spreading the word and reaching out to more people on social
media. Please share the event/posts and use the hashtag
#LucknowBulaRahaHai to call people to the city of Tehzeeb – Lucknow.
We have some pleasant Surprises in store for you this year as well. But more
on that later. 😉
Hope to see you at the festival!