Art of Living to Hold World Culture Festival in Delhi

Mumbai, Nov 21 (PTI) The Art of Living today said it will organise a three-day-long "World Culture Festival" in Delhi in March 2016.

The event will be held between March 11 and 13 at Mayur Vihar in the national capital, Bhanumati Narsimhan, sister of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living, told reporters here today.

"The festival is a celebration of The Art of Livings 35 years of service, humanity, spirituality and human values. It will celebrate the diversity in cultures from across the world while simultaneously highlighting our unity as a human family," she said.

"The event, which will be open to all, will be attended by spiritual leaders across the globe irrespective of sects or religion and we are expecting a huge congregation of over 35 lakh followers from all the walks of lives and all the arrangements have almost been done including getting necessary approvals from the authorities," she said.

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have given their consent to the part of inaugural ceremony and Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar would himself be present for the all the three days, she added.

According to her, Union Ministry of Tourism, Sangeet Natak Academy, Lalit Kala Academy, National School of Drama, Air India have extended their support to this festival. PTI APM NP RG

Courtsey : India Today