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Fashion, food, art and craft : All under one umbrella

06th December 2018, 03:01 Hrs


The Goa Collective Bazaar is just around the corner. Bringing together the best of fashion, arts and crafts, Steve D’Souza, Starling D’Souza, Eva Luna Terzaghi and Asha Rao will be organising this event on December 7 at HillTop Goa. There would be something for everyone here from kids to adults and people from all ages.   

The Goa Collective Bazaar offers flea, food, music and an exclusive kids’ area. There will be a Bharatanatyam recital by Shravanthi Satish at the opening day. Goa Circus will present Funderfull Theather Play Noah’s Ark 2 curtains musical play. With DJ’s Priyanjana and Priya there would be live bands Destiny, Mateo Fabroni N Friends and Supernaturals. Anam Cara Yoga retreats claims to have created beautiful spaces and intimate gatherings, using sounds of music, art and dance therapy in collaboration with yoga and other healing practices to offer a holistic experience out in nature at the event.   

“When I was younger, my friends and I would hang out at the markets all the time, but things changed, the vibe was just different. I want to create a comfortable space for everyone to hangout and have a great time,” quips Eva Luna Terzaghi, one of the organisers.   

“It will offer an immersive experience into wellness with eco- friendly yoga clothing, accessories, yoga mats, chakra paintings, dream catchers, affirmation decks, manifestation journals and lots more,” says Steve D’Souza, another organiser who wants to make HillTop Bazaar the most amazing place, where people from different parts of the world would visit to appreciate the efforts put by Luna, Starling and team.   

Dedicated to planting seeds and working with mindfulness through art, Gaurika Mehta, an arts graduate who has pursued her career as an artist after dabbling in many other art forms will teach children arts and crafts with mindfulness practice using props from nature and with meditative and intuitive art. Currently working with applied creativity she creates using colour and symbols to express emotions and connect to spirit. Gauri will be on board to do expressive art work with her special space for kids called ‘Rainbow Chasers’.   

Rainbow chasers is a kids’ special zone, an area where they are excited to come every week which is their space and has elements that keep them busy as well as give an opportunity to be. Involving the community kids in active learning, earning, making and also giving them a space to just be and hang out with their friends and make new ones. There would be curated art sessions, including mask making, dream catchers, workshops, market stall and playtime.   

Hippie Deluxe by Esther is showcasing their new collection of high quality gold, precious stones and diamond jewellery. Café Artjuna will be around offering fresh and healthy Mediterranean style food. Butterfly’s cupcakes and sweet sugar goodies made by baker Shaana are one of the attractions, too. 

Symbolika, a highly unique, experimental visionary and psychedelic artworks inspired by shamanic experiences Transkin leather bags and accessories designed by Breda Kump will be displayed here.   

Vishwajeet, a collage artist based in Mumbai, would be making super funky and unique collages and Kaapus Tree’s beautiful and simple clothes, bags and lampshades, all made from cotton, will be an added attraction of the growing diversity at this market. Mermaids Boutique of Anjuna which is run by Katja Grew has been a favourite with fashion girls from all over the world for more than a decade, and which will display its latest collection here. Goa Magic leggings and swimwear will also be sold. Tribal funky, unique, original, customised, handmade jewellery by Cocoroots and the founders Tony and his wife Gali will be bringing great energy to the market.   

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