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LIVE: Watch - Art of Living’s World Culture Festival 2016 – Day 2

Art of Living's World Culture Festival 2016 event aims at spreading the ethos of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ – 'The World is one Family', by laying an emphasis on peaceful co-existence.

LIVE: Watch - Art of Living’s World Culture Festival 2016 – Day 2
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New Delhi: Renowned spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar kick-started the 3-day mega event -World Culture Festival 2016 in Delhi and received many praises from people from all walks of life. The cultural extravaganza will last from March 11 to 13, 2016. The mega event will witness artists, musicians and dancers from across the globe participating with utmost zest and enthusiasm.

Based on the theme of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ - you can watch the event LIVE here:

World Culture Festival 2016 Day 2 tentative schedule:  

6:00 AM to 7:30 AM

Yoga and Meditation

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Evening Celebrations

Interfaith Meet - a Confluence of Spiritual and Religious leaders from across the globe
 

5:00 PM to 5:20 PM

Welcoming the Dignitaries on stage

Lighting the Lamp of Celebration

Our dignitaries will be invited to light the lamp, which is an Indian tradition for an auspicious beginning.

 

Honoring Dignitaries and the Spiritual & Religious

Leaders from around the globe

Vedic Chants by 1000 Veda Pandits

A group of trained Sanskrit scholars with their students will recite peace prayers from the Vedas, the world's most ancient scriptures.

Guru Puja Chanting

15000 Art of Living volunteers will chant an ancient Indian prayer honouring wisdom from all traditions.

5:30 PM to 5:50 PM

Address by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Guided meditation conducted by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
 

5:50 PM to 6:50 PM

The Art of Living Grand Symphony

8500 musicians will play 40 diferent instruments showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the world.

Nadaswaram

40 musicians will play the Nadaswaram, the world's loudest non-brass acoustic instrument. Tis auspicious tradition is prevalent in temples across Southern India.

Addresses by Dignitaries

Blessings and Greetings by Religious and Spiritual Leaders

Odissi Ensemble

1000 artists will perform this classical dance form from Odisha, India.

6:50 PM to 7:50 PM

Latin fire for Peace

500 performers bring the rhythm and music of Latin America to the World Culture Festival.

Panthi Folk Dance

1000 artists from Chhattisgarh, India will perform this devotional acrobatic dance to songs conveying the spirit of renunciation.

Filipino Dance

200 dancers from the Philippines will perform their traditional dance.

Addresses by Dignitaries

Blessings and Greetings by Religious and Spiritual Leaders

Maruni Dance

200 dancers will perform the oldest and most popular dance form from Sikkim, India.

Russian Dance

100 artists from Russia will present the beautiful dance to the traditional folk songs.

Kathi Folk Dance
500 artists from Madhya Pradesh, the central state of India  will perform this powerful form of folk theatre, portraying worship  of the Mother Divine.

Haryanavi Dance
1000 dancers from Haryana, India will perform the traditional folk dance of the state.
Belarussian Dance 
50 artists from Belarus will perform the folk dance.

7:50 PM to 8:00 PM

The Art of Living Grand Symphony
8500 musicians will play 40 different instruments showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the world.

8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Addresses by Dignitaries

Blessings and Greetings by Religious and  Spiritual Leaders
Dhangari Dhol Performance 

1000 drummers from the culturally-rich state of Maharashtra, India will enthral the audience with a power-packed performance.

Showcase of the Alpine Horns 
Performance of the Swiss Alpine Horns, a traditional instrument from Switzerland.  

8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Middle East Performance
200 artists will put  together an enchanting performance combining dance forms from the Middle eastern countries.
Chinese Song
A vocal rendition in Chinese by 1000 singers.
Hungarian Dance
50 artists will perform the folk dance of Hungary. 
Punjabi Bhangra
1000 energetic dancers will perform this popular folk dance from Punjab, the colourful North Indian State.

 

   

 

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