Organics Millets International Trade Fair 2018-Day 1

The Organics and Millets International Trade Fair 2018 (OMITF2018) took place from Jan 19th-21st, 2018 at the Bangalore Palace, Main Entrance.

This post gives you glimpses of Day 1, Jan 19th. 11am – 8pm.

 

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The Ritz Carlton, Bangalore – Indonesian Island Hopping

Well a few days ago I had promised all of you the details of my Indonesian meal at the Ritz Carlton and here is the delicious story for your pleasure 😀
 
Made in India gets a whole new meaning, as Chef Made Kanyasa from the Ritz Carlton, Bali, Indonesia, graces Bangalore with his affable and skilled presence.
 
He brings to us the Indonesian Island Hopping food festival and has us Hopping in joy with his delectable creations.
And with around 6000 islands that make up Indonesia, there is some serious hopping to do 😀

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Suggi Huggi, the Sankranthi Fair – with OMITF 2018

The Suggi Huggi Jaatre was held on Jan 14th, 2018 at Lalbagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore, India.

(Suggi translates to harvest festival, Huggi is a kind of porridge served at the festival and Jaatre is a Mela or Village fair)

This day long event that began at 10 am and ended after 7 pm, was yet another run up event that was conducted in order to raise awareness about the upcoming Organics Millets International Trade Fair, Jan 19th-21st, 2018 (OMITF 2018) that will happen at the Palace Grounds, Main Gate at Vasanthnagar, Bangalore. This is conducted by the Govt of Karnataka, Dept of Agriculture.

The Suggi Huggi Jaatre was the result of a commendable joint effort of the Kannada and Culture Dept, Dept of Agriculture, Dept of  Horticulture, Govt of Karnataka.

The Agriculture Minister Shri Krishna Byre Gowda and the Commissioner Shri Satish G, graced the event and whole heartedly took part in many of the activities.

A very well organised event, this gave urban dwellers a glimpse of our villages and traditions and the crowd of over 25,000 excited city folk thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the resultant experience.

Read all about it and delight yourselves with these visuals that I have clicked and compiled for you.

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Contest – Kaulige Foods with OMITF2018 Sankranthi event

Suggi Huggi, the Sankranthi event that is going to be held on Sunday, Jan 14th, 2018 from 10 AM to 7 PM at Lal Bagh, is yet another event that will be conducted in order to raise awareness of the upcoming Organics Millets International Trade Fair, Jan 19-21, 2018 (OMITF 2018) at the Palace Grounds, Bangalore.

Suggi meaning harvest festival and Huggi being the payasam that is served at festivals, this event will have day long cultural activities, traditonal foods and a Kite flying competition.

This promises to treat us to a celebration of the harvest festival of Sankranthi with all its delightful associated festivities. Entry to the event is free.

In this contest that is being conducted, Kaulige Foods is associating with the OMITF2018 and bringing you yet another fun and easy way to win lovely prizes.

 

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Smart Run – Organics Millets International Trade Fair 2018

The Smart Run was held on Jan 7th, 2018 at 6.30 AM at Cubbon Park. This was yet another Run up event (literally), that was conducted in order to raise awareness about the upcoming Organics Millets International Trade Fair, Jan 19th-21st, 2018 (OMITF 2018) that will happen at the Palace Grounds, Main Gate at Vasanthnagar, Bangalore. This is conducted by the Govt of Karnataka, Dept of Agriculture.

The Smart Run was an exciting, exhilarating and entertaining event that was organised very efficiently and effectively (this is an example of All-E-teration 😀 )

Many ran, some stayed back and some pretended to run (ok that was only one person … but then I got you these pictures did I not ?).

Do read all about it here and see it through my CaMaRa !!!

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