World Culture Festival – Celebrating diversity across the world
Led by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the World Culture Festival will see 3.5 million people from around the world descend on to the grounds of Mayur Vihar with over 36,000 artistes from around the world performing and showcasing their culture on what is possibly the world’s largest stage.
Opening the World Culture Festival the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi said: “India is so diverse and it has so much to contribute to the world. ‘The
#WorldCultureFestival is like the Kumbh Mela of Art & Cultures!”
In today’s troubled world Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said: “People from Pakistan, Nepal. Argentina & others who have come here are giving such a strong message of Harmony to World!”
Echoing his thoughts Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal Kamal Thapa said: “This massive gathering from the land of ancient civilization, India, is a message to the world that the world is one family”
The event was attended by dignitaries such as Nepal’s President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe Morgan Tsvangirai, former Pakistan Premier Yousuf Raza Gilani and former French PM Dominique de Villepin. Among the keynote speakers for the first day of the event is none other than Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Delhi’s state tourism minister Kapil Mishra and Union Minister for Culture Mahesh Sharma are part of the reception committee.
Here and Now 365 has always prided itself for promoting multiculturalism and celebrating the ethnic diversity of the world.