Veeba presents The GIG Carnival curated by Gourmet Planet, India’s Largest Food Group and The Ministry of Tourism’s Incredible India campaign. This three-day carnival celebrating the gastronomical, artisanal and musical culture of modern India is to take place at the Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi from 5th-7th February 2016.
The carnival is a modern world festival celebrating the spirit of India. It will showcase a kaleidoscope of pan-Indian sounds with over 30 performing acts from across the nation catering to every kind of music from Jazz & Blues to Ska, EDM, Electronica, Hindi Rock, Sufi and everything in between. Coke Studio will also be performing a live set at The GIG along with the Karsh Kale Collective, Prateek Kuhad, Hamza & Mannu, Medieval Punditz and many more.
The GIG (The Great Indian Golchakkar) provides a platform to create and increase awareness for the myriad crafts of India as it stands today. The rare craftsmanship on interactive display will range from the traditional natural perfumes of Kannauj, Rogan Art from Gujarat, Stone Pottery from Meghalaya, Jamdani work from Benaras, Silver Filigree work from Orissa, Mask Making from Majuli, Leather craft from Pondicherry among a host of other traditional handicrafts that weave the tapestry of traditional artisanal works from across the nation. In sharp contrast to these interactive displays, GIG will also have a luxury crafts section emphasising on luxury Made-In-India brands that use traditional methodologies with a modern design aesthetic.
The GIG will be putting forth a culinary blend of cuisines from all over the country, forming a truly gastronomical kaleidoscope. The varied regional foods of India will be a prominent feature of the festival. Prominent eateries of Delhi/NCR such as Zambar, Fio, Jade, Dao, Chi, Olive Qutub, Brown Box, Pebble Street, Soda Bottle Openerwala, Sushi Haus, Dhaba, Illuminati, Artusi etc. are going to be a part of the festival.
The carnival is a symbol of what it means to be an Indian living in modern, urban India. A unique celebration of its cuisines, crafts and cultures blended in a modern confluence to offer the visitor with a 360 degree perspective (Golchakkar) that allows each of us to celebrate our identity, steeped in ancient culture but embracing the cutting-edge, modern vision with which we live our lives.
Disclaimer: This is the official press release of The GiG Carnival. The Humming Notes is not responsible for any discrepancy.