Art of Living to celebrate its thirty years in Berlin

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2011, 21:03 PM IST

Bangalore: The Art of Living will celebrate its 30th anniversary in Berlin with a `World Culture Festival` July 2-3 where more than 70,000 people from 151 countries will congregate.

Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said in a statement that the festival would be "a celebration of achievements and a vision to do even more good".

The event will be held at Berlin`s Olympic stadium. The reception committee is headed by Ruud Lubbers, former prime minister of the Netherlands.

The event will be attended by MPs and several former presidents and prime ministers, the statement said.

Representatives will come from the US, Germany, Iraq, Afghanistan, Russia, Bangladesh and Lithuania.

From India, ministers Praful Patel and Subodh Kant Sahay, Karnataka Chief Minster B.S. Yedyurappa and Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari will attend.

IANS