A good news for all art lovers. The capital city Delhi will witness the first-ever World Culture Festival organised by the Art of Living Foundation. Scheduled in March, the three-day event will celebrate cultural diversity across the world and Art of Living’s 35 years of service towards humanity. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder of AOL, will inaugurate the celebration.
People from various cultures, faiths and countries will gather from March 11 to 13 in New Delhi to create a resonating sound of peace.
The World Culture Festival is well supported by the Government of India including the Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Tourism, Sangeet Natak Akademi, Lalit Kala Akademi and the National School of Drama. The event, expected to people from over 155 countries, will mark the completion of 35 years of the Art of Living Foundation.
A melting pot for cultural diversities, the World Culture Festival will offer an array of programs such as cultural shows, musical performances, speeches by dignitaries, discussions, country pavilions plus there will be yoga and exhibitions as well.
The festival aims to create a deeper and better understanding of different nationalists, their cultures and faith among people. Hence, there will be various presentations of country-specific dances, music, art and cuisine from across the world.
Thousands of years old heritage of yoga and Ayurveda will play a central role in the festival through performances, information booths and ‘join-in’ sessions. A very special highlight of the festival will be a one-of-a kind peace meditation on 12th March together with the 3,5 million participants, led by peace ambassador Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.
For further information on the World Culture Festival and on the travel packages visit: www.artofliving.org/world-culture-festival.
Text and cover image by Supriya Aggarwal (with inputs from Art of Living’s official website)