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Netflix’s Stranger Things Season 4: release date, trailer, and cast

Earlier this year, the official trailer was released for the Stranger Things season 4. Its filming was supposed to be finished in August 2020 and released in early 2021, but due to coronavirus things have got delayed. 

Currently, the shooting of this hit horror show is stalled and we need to be patient for the next update. To keep us going, we know that its trailer is released. After the season 3 finale, the fate of Hopper (David Harbour) is also known. We also know that Season 4 will not be the last, however, its conclusion is planned out.

Apart from this everything is kept under lock and key. Here are all the things, which we know about Netflix’s Stranger Things season 4, including its likely release date, cast, trailer, production updates, and more.

Stranger Things season 4 trailer: Hopper is alive!

Only one trailer for stranger things season 4 has been released, which hints on the place where Hopper ended up, after the tragic end of season 3. The Duffer brother, creators of the show, said that they were “excited to officially confirm that production on Stranger Things 4 is now underway – and even more excited to announce the return of Hopper!”

Stranger Things season 4 release date

Netflix has not revealed its official release date yet. It has a trend to release new seasons and series around public holidays. According to this, it was supposed to be released in early 2021 but due to COVID-19, it is likely to get released in mid-2021.

Is Season 4 of Stranger Things the Final Season?

No, Stranger Things season 5 is almost definitely happening. “Season 4 won’t be the end,” Ross Duffer said, “We know what the end is, and we know when it is.”

Stranger Things Season 4 cast: who’s returning?

No official casting announcement has been made. But, you are definitely getting the same faces as season 3 – Finn Wolfhard (Mike), Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven), Maya Hawke (Robin), Caleb’s younger sister Erica (played by Priah Ferguson), Caleb McLaughlin (Lucas), Sadie Sink (Max), and Joe Keery (Steve Harrington), and Hopper (David Harbour).

Will Stranger Things season 4 be in 4K / HDR?

  • All 3 seasons are filmed in 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • Seasons 2-3 are also in HDR (high dynamic range)
  • Dolby Vision HDR format is also popular in Netflix’s
  • Season 4 might be filmed in 4K Ultra HD resolution
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Onam Festival Celebration in Kerala

Onam is a grand occasion enveloping ten day celebrations across the state of Kerala. People of all faiths and sects unite together to display the superiority of their customs and cultures to charm the world. Celebrations of Onam remain in full swing for the whole nine day, kicking off from the first day (Atham) to last till the last day (Thiru Onam).

Onam celebrations not only charm the Indians, but also catch the attention of visitors from all parts of the globe. With the “Kerala Tourism Week” deliberately juxtaposed together, the occasion invites hundreds of thousands of tourists to enjoy the celebrations on offer. On the first day, floral designing marks the celebrations when every house takes to prepare it using flower petals of vibrant colours.

Celebrations of Onam reach to the most feverish pitch on the Thiruvonam when people wake up early to engage in a variety of tasks. From waking up early to cleaning up the house, from an early bath to putting up new clothes, every house witnesses the same routine from its inhabitants. After the prayers at a nearby temple, every family proceeds to create beautiful pookalam to receive the King.

On this day, the sumptuous lunch- called Onasadya- is served which includes more than 10 dishes. The festival of Onam buzzes with many activities in different parts of the state. If Pulikali performers amuse for their costume of tigers, the Kummattikali artists mesmerize the kids with their wooden mask; if embellished elephants and their procession lure at Thrissur, the Kathakali artists win the heart of people at Cheruthuruthy.

Onam festival witnesses many more charming activities organized through the state, including the clap dance (Kaikotikalli), snake boat race (Vallamkali), tough sports (Talappanthukali), and combats (Kayyankali). All these activities add to the charm of a festival which has grown massively in scale over the years.

Customs of Onam

Onam is not only a festival, but a grand occasion for the people of Kerala to exhibit their vivid culture to the world. An array of charming activities marks the arrival of a festival which is truly secular in nature. The people soak in the atmosphere and add to its charm by displaying their love and care towards age-old customs and traditions of the state.

Customs of Onam include various activities performed together either at each household, or enjoyed at a social level with a large group of people. Among the practiced customs, Athachamayam tops the list, as it sets-off the celebration all through the state. Resembling an exquisite procession, Athachamayam involves dancing, singing, elephants and local artists amid great joy.

The snake boat race or the Vallamkali has always been among the most popular Onam celebrations wherein hundreds of boats compete against each other in the backdrop of music, chants and songs. Another popular custom is Aranmula Uthrittathi which is a boat race, with no competition among the participants. The procession of festooned elephants is another well-liked custom, which is held at Trichur each year during the time of Onam.

Onam carries many celebrations at Cheruthuruthy, together with the Kathakali presentation carried out by some of the renowned artistes of Kerala. Pulikali or Kaduvakali Performance is another age-old custom wherein the artistes paint their body to resemble tigers for the entertainment of the people. Kummattikali, the folk dance, and Athapoovu competitions are some other very popular customers witnessed during the occasion of Onam.

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Most Popular Festivals in Kerala

Kerala is a land of festivals where people of different community live amicably together by exhibiting their cultural and traditional prowess. Every community takes pride in its own set of celebrations and festivals besides coming together to enjoy the secular ones as well. Festivals of Kerala unite the community and people and offer them the opportunity to show their bond of strength and regard for the traditions.

Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram holds a special significance for the people and simply stands out from the list of Kerala festivals. Celebrated in the month of April-May, this festival demonstrates the diversity of the Kerala culture. A temple festival, it’s marked by a vivid procession, which kicks-off from Krishna Temple and Devi Temple. It involves plethora of attractions, including fold dace, caparisoned elephants, glittering fireworks etc.

Vishu

When we talk of other festivals of Kerala, Vishu instantly crosses the mind for its popularity and auspiciousness. Observed on the Malayalam New Year’s Day, people on this day try their best to sight only the favourable things for better fortune all round the year. The biggest attraction of this festival is to make the kani (the auspicious gift) which is used for the first-time viewing of the family members when they remove their deliberately covered-eyes.

Payippad Jelotsavam Festival

The Payippad Jelotsavam Festival is another popular attraction in the Kerala calendar, which gets underway once the Onam festival ends. Lasting for three full days, it blends snake boat parade with boat race competition respectively for the first two and the last day.

Attukal Pongala Festival

Among the festivals of Kerala, Attukal Pongala is truly unique and ‘only of its kind’ for being the only one where only the women take part. On this special day, thousands of women, from across the state, gather together to seek the blessings of the deity in the Attukal temple by offering the pudding. In the evening, a procession is taken out and with that, the festival ends amid great fervour and joy.

Other festivals

Kerala has always been a land of great diversity with hundreds of festivals being celebrated all over the state. Some other festivals of Kerala include Theyyam festival, Makaravillakku at Sabarimala Festival, Christmas Festival, Easter, Eid and Muharram. Being a state of mixed population, every community celebrates its festival with great enthusiasm and fanfare to add to the charm of the state.

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Hangout Places in Delhi

A list of spots to hang-out with friends for the Delhi University students, both from the North and the South campuses.

Warm welcome to the newcomers! Wondering where to hang-out with your new group? Here’s a list of popular spots you’d quite fondly remember when the time comes to leave. Have awesome three-years of college!

The South Zone

1. Satyaniketan

A food heaven, ‘Satya’ is The place for the foodies out there. Pamper your taste buds here in pocket friendly food joints. From south Indian curries to burgers to pizzas to subway to Chinese to rolls, you name it and you have it.

Satya is one place where one can even find happy hour and buffet with alcohol. Enjoy your Sunday morning breakfast at Idli KingYo-Yo or kafe Montana. In fact, on that cloudy day, enjoy your food sitting outside. Moreover, if you have a sweet tooth, Satya offers you amazing desserts and bakers to enjoy to the fullest.

2. GK1, M-block market

Greter Kaillash is home to the elite crowd and affluent families in Delhi. If you are a shopaholic especially of brands, then you would surely love this place. While you’re on your shopping spreerelish on chaatmomos and other eateries at this high-end market. From continental to Italian to Chinese the market serves multi cuisines which can start from Rs. 500 for two and go up to Rs. 3000. Barscafeslounges it’s a great place to chill out and have a great time.

3. Lajpat Nagar market

Chhole-bhatoorechhole-kulche, and aunty-ke-momosLajpat Nagar has it all. It’s extremely easy on the pocket, and you’ll never leave without a shopping bag in your hand.

Lajpat Nagar Market is famous for street shopping where sometimes one can also spot TV celebs. The market is open till 9 pm, 6 days from Tuesday to Sunday and is closed on Monday. You can reach Lajpat nagar Market from various metro stations like Central SecretariatRajiv Chowk or Kalka Mandir. All these places and others are max around 25 mins to this market.

4. Hauz Khas Village

A perfect hang-out place for art lovers and photography enthusiasts. Strum on your guitar while munching on food from all over the world. HKV offers an amazing scenic view in addition to fashionable boutiques, restaurants from across the world. Located in South Delhi, the HKV is a mixture of rural and urban atmosphere to get lost in. One of the striking features of this hangout is the historical Haus Khas Complex which is standing from even before the establishment of New Delhi city. The village with its historical touch gives you insight into ancient history leaving you puzzled. Getting to this place is easy with the Delhi metros.

The North Zone

1. Kamla Nagar Market

Popularly called ‘K Nags’ is the place to go if you’re in the North campus. One of the major shopping pitches the market offers from branded outlets to cuisines for every budget, K Nags has it all. You will always find the latest fashion styles and trends to fill your closet with and be the fashion icon. Emerging as the high street shopping place for ladies’, the market is open to bargaining. During sale times i.e. February to March and July to August, the market is packed with shopaholics for every type of apparel. Commuting by metro is the quickest, easiest and easy on pocket way to get to Kamla Nagar Market.

2. Mocha, Civil Lines

For those special romantic evenings, Mocha is just the ideal setting to spark conversations. From the vast menu come awesome food and amazing beveragescoffees, and shakes which is a must to order. The interior is just out of the box and absolutely colourful offering a lovely ambience. For those who have no idea about this place, it comes as a complete surprise. For the hukka fanaticsMocha is the perfect place to hang out. Though you will have to hire an auto to reach Mocha, metro is the best transport to take to get to a nearby place from where you can take an auto.

3. DDA Market, Hudson lane

Low on budget with an empty stomach? No worries! Hudson Lane DDA Market comes to your rescue. Eat healthy and tasty food from numerous dhabas without burning a hole in your pocket. This market pampers students upto an extent that one can find some great rent deals too. This place is well connected through the Delhi metro from all the major places in Delhi.

4. Big yellow door, Kingsway Camp

Economical foodgreat ambience and very hospitable staff, that’s what sums up Big yellow door. It is one of the most popular cafe’s in the campus. BYD is the perfect place for not only foodies but everyone. You will fall in love with food after eating here. The portions are ridiculously huge and cooked just perfectly. You will always find a queue here owing to its gaining popularity. To make their customers feel remembered, they have the concept of writing messages on sticky notes and tissues, which is an amazingly nice.

5. Woodbox Cafe, Hudson lane

This places serves as another feather in the cap of Hudson Lane and is gaining popularity for its innovative design and delectable shakes which are served in alcohol bottles. The place is spread over two floors having an open terrace with stylish lights. Apart from the usual seating of chairs, there is low lying area with mattress on the terrace to make you extremely comfy. You will however have to keep your eyes open to go to Woodbox café as with no sign boards, the café gets the customers to play kind of a treasure hunt.

6. Uncle Tom’s Maggi, Hudson lane

Maggi and students share a sacred bond, and Uncle Tom’s Maggi is the best place in campus to enjoy this staple food. Available in varying flavours, maggi can be coupled with shakes and mocktails. Now obviously we all can make maggi from the time we are born, but wait till you have maggi at Uncle Tom’s. Some from the menu are vinegar maggi, chilli paneer maggi, oregano maggi, and all in one maggi which has Maggi+ vegetables +Butter +Cheese + Oregano + special masala + Paneer.

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Lofty Ladakh

Ladakh, Land of Passes, is the highest inhabited land in the world. The exquisite pictur esque of Ladakh boasts of exceptional beautiful. Flabbergasting snow-capped mountains, sprawling lakes, golden sandunes define the physical face of this place. Dotted with picture perfect gompas, decorated monasteries, whitewashed stupas, and Ladakh revels in its beauty. The isolated wilderness with extreme climates is very alluring. Architecture of this place reflects the influences of Tibetan, Indian and Buddhist style. A perfect amalgamation of different traditions, rituals and practices, Ladakh is the epitome of diverse cultures.

How To Get Here By Flight

Ladakh is capital Leh has a well-built airport, which is at a distance of 4 kms from the main town on Srinagar Highway. Airport Shuttle bus services and hired taxis can take one to any destination within the city.

By Train

Due to the rugged terrain, there is no direct rail connectivity to that area. However, Ladakh can be reached conveniently by trains arriving at Jammu Tawi. Jammu Tawi being the nearest railway station is at a distance of 680 kms from Ladakh. Buses and cabs can be taken to reach the desired location in Ladakh.

By Bus

Ladakh can be reached conveniently by bus through the Kashmir Valley on Srinagar Leh Road (435 kms).Regular buses and mini buses ply on daily bases making Ladakh accessible. Hired taxis are another feasible and convenient mode of transport within Ladakh.

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The Real Heart of Delhi

The real personality and flavours of Delhi lie hidden in the lanes and monuments of Old Delhi. Move on from the malls and discover the real heart of the city in Old Delhi.

Red Fort

The Red Fort was built in 1648 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Apart from being the living quarters of the Emperors, it was also the centre for politics and ceremonies. Today, it houses several museums. Every year, on 15th August, the Prime Minister of India hoists the Indian national flag at the main gate of the Red Fort. The Red Fort has made appearances in movies like 3 IdiotsFanaa and Delhi 6.

Daryaganj

The film Ahista Ahista was partly shot in Daryaganj. Daryaganj is situated at the edge of the walled city, near the Delhi Gate. The kitaab bazaar or book market, which is a used book market stretching over two kilometres of Daryaganj streets, is a famous attraction on Sundays. Daryaganj is also well known for being home to a lot of publishing houses.

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is arguably the most popular mosque in India. It was captured in Subhash Ghai’s movie Black and White. It lies at the beginning of a busy Old Delhi central street, the Chawri Bazaar street. The mosque’s courtyard can hold nearly 25000 people, and has a copy of the Quran written on deer skin. Karim’s famous for its roasted meat kebabs, is nearby, along with other similar eateries.

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is a frequently used Old Delhi location in the moviesMovies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi GhamChandni Chowk to China and Band Baaja Baaraat have featured this location in their stories. Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest markets of Delhi, and is one of the largest wholesale markets in India. It is famous for its clusters of shops, restaurants, eateries, havelis and religious structures.

Delhi Gate (Delhi)

Delhi Gate was built in 1638 by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Delhi Gate links the walled city of Delhi with New Delhi, and was used by the Emperor to reach the Jama Masjid for his prayers. Like the Red Fort, this structure was also built using sandstone.