We have the pleasure of inviting you to a meeting within the 7th “Curious about the World” Culture and Travel Festival:
Jarosław Kret: My India
October 21st, 2017, 7 PM
Forum Cinema, 5 Legionowa Street
tickets: 10 PLN, available at the Forum Cinema’s box office and on bilety.bok.bialystok.pl
“My India” is a reportage from Jarosław Kret’s trip, who visited India for the first time with the intention of recording the Delhi performance of Witold Gombrowicz’ “The Marriage”. In his book he describes how festivals such as Holi, or the tripartite feast of Durga Puja, Navratri, and Dasara are celebrated in India. He also writes about Indian music, dress styles, food, or sacred cows. He discusses the position of women in Indian society and the problem of arranged marriage. He also writes about specifically Indian religions: Sikhism and Jainism.
Varsovian, Egyptologist. He received a scholarship from the University of Cairo, where he studied for two years at the Institute of Mediterranean Archaeology. He belonged to the first editorial board of the Polish edition of “National Geographic”. Anchorman and reporter of Teleexpress (1994-1995), he also ran his own television programs: “Klub Podróżników” and “Kino Klubu Podróżników” on TVP Warszawa (1995-1999). From 2002 to 2016 he ran a weather forecast on TVP, initially on TVP3, later on TVP1.