Sidharth Mathawan

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Sidharth Mathawan

I'm a freelance video journalist based in New Delhi, India. My work has been featured in The Economist, Viacom Media Network, Getty, Yahoo, Unidad Editorial, Vice Media, CNBC UK, etc. Portfolio:  http://ow.ly/ZN4l9

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Mela, an Indian carnival, Delhi- November 17, 2015 Mela meaning 'gathering' or 'to meet' or a fair or a carnival,, is used for all sizes of gatherings be it religious, commercial, cultural or sport-related in India. It is used in the Indian subcontinent in rural traditions, melas or village fairs were (and in some cases still are) of great importance. This led to their export around the world by south Asian diaspora communities


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ST+ART, annual street art festival Delhi, India- February 21, 2016- Getty St+art is an annual urban street and public art festival, it includes murals, installations, performances, graffiti, murals, etc. WIP - The Street Art Show - is hosted at the largest dry port in Asia- ICD (Inland Container Depot) - in Tughlakabad, New Delhi, which was transformed into a walk-through installation using 100 shipping containers by 25 national and international artists over a month of February 2016.


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Maha Shivarati celebrations at Ardh Kumbh Mela, Haridwar- March 7, 2016 MAha Shivratri a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which thousands bathe in a sacred river, the holy Ganges at Haridwar. It celebrates the wedding procession of Lord Shiva accompanied by Gods, Goddesses, Saints and Ghosts. Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills.


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HOLI- the festivals of colours, India- March 17, 2016 Group of people get plastered with dry colour / Lathmar Holi celebrations in the village of Barsana. Holi or the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India at the end of the winter season. It is famous for its lathmar Holi in which women beat men (playfully) with sticks.


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