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The Rishikesh Arts and Film Festival 2017: To New Beginnings

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The festival will run from March 3 to March 13

The festival will run from March 3 to March 13

It gives us great pleasure to announce the first edition of the Rishikesh Art and Film Festival hosted across 5 venues including the famed Beatles Ashram, the sacred Shatrughan and Triveni Ghat, the Ganga facing theatre of Ganga Resort and the White Sand Beach from March 3rd to March 13th, 2017 in Rishikesh, renowned as a centre for yoga, spirituality and meditation.

Rishikesh Art and Film Festival will be weaving the local communities and international guests together in celebration of creativity in Rishikesh. This year’s theme focuses on the Sacred Life in India, which showcases pilgrimages, holy festivals, temple art, village life, yoga and meditation. It is designed to involve as well as to sensitize the local community to social issues through various art forms.

The festival will host the 11 day event with activities including art exhibits, film screenings, music performances, world peace meditation, healing workshops, yoga sessions, dance performances, and many more events by local as well as international artists. There will be a free Family Film evening for all to enjoy as a community in an outdoor arena.

The event gives the audience an opportunity to immerse themselves in relevant topics while celebrating the creativity and culture of the people of Rishikesh as well as bringing together people from various communities.

The event itinerary is as follows: 

Date Time Venue Event

3-Mar

3.30 pm onwards Shatrughan Ghat Opening Ceremony

4-Mar

5 pm onwards Triveni Ghat

Family Film Evening and School Art Contest

5-Mar

5 pm onwards Triveni Ghat

Cultural Evening

6-Mar

10 am – 5 pm Beatles Ashram

Photography and Art Exhibition, Workshops, Yoga Demonstrations, Art of Healing, Music Performances

7-Mar

10 am – 5 pm Beatles Ashram

Photography and Art Exhibition, Workshops, Yoga Demonstrations, Art of Healing, Music Performances

8-Mar

11 am – 10 pm Ganga Resort

Film Screenings

9-Mar

11 am – 10 pm Ganga Resort

Film Screenings

10-Mar 11 am – 10 pm Ganga Resort

Film Screenings

11-Mar

11 am – 10 pm Ganga Resort

Film Screenings

12-Mar

4 pm onwards Shatrughan Ghat

Closing Ceremony

13-Mar All Day Surprise Venue

Holi Celebration

 

For more information on the festival, head on to: 

Website: http://www.rishikeshartandfilmfestival.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rishikeshartandfilmfestival/

Official teaser for the event:

Official teaser for the venue: 

March 1, 2017

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