LIVE: Watch - Art of Living’s World Culture Festival 2016– Day 3

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.

Updated: Mar 13, 2016, 16:50 PM IST
LIVE: Watch - Art of Living’s World Culture Festival 2016– Day 3

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.

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World Culture Festival 2016 Day 3 tentative schedule:

Sunday, 13th March 2016

6:00 AM to 7:30 AM

Yoga and Meditation 


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM    

Evening Celebrations

5:00 PM to 5:20 PM    

Welcoming the Dignitaries on stage Invocation by Smt. Bhanumathi Narasimhan Director­Women and Child Welfare Programs of The Art of Living

Lighting the Lamp of Peace

Addresses by Dignitaries

5:20 PM to 5:30 PM  

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

5:30 PM to 6:30 PM  

Argentine Tango

60 dancing couples from Argentina will present this popular dance form.

Assamese Bihu

300 artists will perform this joyous dance from Assam, India.

Addresses by Dignitaries

Kandyan Dance

This dance encompasses various dance forms from the Kandy area of the central hills region in Sri Lanka.

6.30 PM                     

Arrival of Hon. Shri Pranab Mukherjee

​President of India

National Anthem of India

6:40 PM to 7:00 PM  

Address by Hon. Shri Pranab Mukherjee President of India

7:00 PM to 7:25 PM  

Address by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Guided meditation conducted by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

7:25 PM to 8:30 PM  

Rabindra Sangeet

1000 singers will sing songs written and composed by Nob Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Te music is based on Hindustani classical music and folk music of Bengal, India.


1500 artists will perform this Classical Dance form of Andhra Pradesh, India is known for its graceful movements, strong narrative and dramatic cha

Addresses by Dignitaries

Rajasthani Ghoomar

1000 artists will perform this traditional folk dance of Rajasthan, India.

Mongolian Dance

200 artists from Mongolia will perform a dance showcasing the nomadic way of life.

 Nepalese Dance

 100 Artists from the mountain nation of Nepal will dance to the melodious himalayan folk tunes.

 Hip Hop

 A troupe of over 100 artists from United States of America will perform an eclectic, high­energy and crowd­raising hip hop dance performed to an inspirational hip hop and rap song, ìMake Noise for Peaceî, especially composed for the festival.

 Sufi Fusion

 50 dancers from Pakistan will perform a dance combining traditional and contemporary styles.

 Indonesian Dance

100 dancers will perform a sequence representing the colourful, culture rich land of Indonesia.

Cheer Dance

132 dancers from Japan will perform an energetic sequence displaying varied formations.

8:35 PM to 9:00 PM  

Cosmic Rhythm

Over 3000 artists from around the globe will put together a spectacular Dance Drama featuring 25 varied acts, namely: Samba, Tango, Bulgarian folk, Japanese acrobats, Tai Chi, Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Mohiniyattam, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, Odissi, Bhangra, Garba, Ghoomar, Chau, Pakistani Dervish, Kathakali, Contemporary and Freestyle, Ballet, Kurdish, Kandyan, Indonesian folk, Lion­dance, Polonez, Garhwali and a graceful Yoga presentation.

Vande Mataram -­ National Song of The Republic of India