The Banff mountain film Festival is an international film festival showcasing short films and documentaries on mountain culture, outdoors and adventure sports. It was first launched in 1976. Banff derives its name from the city Banff in Alberta, Canada.
We recall with happinessaboutour much adored The Himalayan Club, an icon, which is symbolic of a great tradition in the domain of mountaineering.
His adventures have seen him climb in Greenland, race on the highest mountain of Europe, cycle across Africa, discover mountain ranges in Yunnan and glaciers in the Himalayas, follow the fictional character Shankar's trail in Africa to the 'Mountains of the Moon'.
The Banff Mountain Film Festival is an international film festival that tours across the globe annually to present and promote documentaries and short films associated with adventures and high risk sport activities like mountaineering, rafting, skiing, sky diving etc. and explore the environment.
The 3rd Sujal Mukherjee Memorial Lecture will be held in Kolkata on 19th December, 2015 at 05:30pm. The guest speaker, Dr. George W Rodway will deliver a talk on "A Little History of Some Big Peaks: The Saga of Medical Science associated with the Struggle for the Heights". A special presentation will be given by the Guest of Honour Sri Harish Kapadia. The title of his talk is "Games Mountaineers Play - A humorous look at mountains and mountaineers, both in mountains and otherwise".