Polo carnival March 7 to 9 Punjab will be abuzz with the Spring Polo Carnival (pic below) this March. Wedding Asia, organiser of one of the country’s biggest wedding exhibitions, brings an exciting event, Sher-E-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh Polo Premier Challenge, to the state. The event promises to deliver three days of action-packed, adrenaline-pumping sports. The organisers are also making arrangements for visitors to interact with horses. At Ireo Waterfront Polo Grounds, Ludhiana Tel 9914003201 Timings 10 a.m. Pumping it up March Punjab will be hosting various body building events and championships throughout March (pic right). The events will have the V.P. Dhir Punjab Classic and Mr. Moga Championship, followed by the 13th Tara’s Pro League at Malerkotla. With the aim of tapping raw talent in the state, the body building championships will be held in various cities to ensure that local body builders get maximum exposure. At Various cities across the state Tel 09872955786; bodybuildingindia.com/punjab-coming-events.html Industrial expo March 21 to 23 The International Industrial Expo and Conferences is a threeday event taking place at the Holly Hock Gardens in Jalandhar. The event will showcase products like industrial machinery and technology, industrial raw materials, auto components, and machine and power tools. At Holly Hock Gardens, Jalandhar Timings 11.00 a.m.
Fitness cycle February 29 to March 2 Cycle vendors from all across the globe will converge at the India International Cycle Expo and Fitness Expo (pic below) to showcase a huge range of products and services such as bicycle frames, handle bars, seats and saddles, chains, derailleur, brakes, tyres, and pedals. Also on display will be cycling gear such as helmets, apparel, gloves, sunglasses, footwear, and accessories such as vehicle racks, locks, water bottles, backpacks, lights, safety stands, mudguards, pumps, and a whole lot more. At Government College for Girls, Ludhiana Tel 01615028689 Timings 10.00 a.m. Festive fervour March 17 to 19 This March, head straight to the Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara and attend the amazing Hola Mohalla Sikh Festival. Witness all the colourful festivities, which include a dramatic martial arts battle called Gatka, and an impressive display of weaponry, archery and wrestling. Also lose yourself in the soulful music, poetry, prayers, singing and chanting. Women from the neighbouring villages will set up langars and serve food to the pilgrims. At Gurudwara Anandpur Sahib, Anandpur Timings Proceedings start at dawn Smile please March 30 to 31 Punjab will host its first Dental conference this March. Organised by the Punjab Civil Medical Services (Dental) Association and Punjab Dental Council, the two-day conference will have dental practitioners from the government and private sector. A course on laser procedures is also organised during the conference. With the motto of “teeth for life, smile on all”, the event will see the coming together of some of the best names in the industry (pic above). Tel JW Mariott, Chandigarh Timings 9.00 am onwards Tel 01712693999 Note worthy March 5 Parchhaiyaan, directed by Guneet Sethi, is slated to be performed at the Ivy Hospital, Mohali. The 20-minute musical has earned much acclaim in its very first year and Sethi plans to take the show across the region to spread her message about women rights. The play has some powerful performances and a compelling story line. At IVY Hospital, Sector 71 Mohali Tel 9888111772 Timings 3.30 p.m. Healthy wealthy March 5 Come March and Ludhiana is all set to play host to the Conference of the Association of Physicians of India. Organised by the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (dmch) and Hero DMC Heart Institute, the four-day conference will cover topics such as the basics of medical science (pic below). A must-attend conference for medical students. At Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall, Jalandhar Timing 10.00 a.m. onwards Tel 0172-2638941