The Youtube FanFest’s India leg is back in Mumbai and the tickets for the event are all sold out. Currently in its fourth consecutive edition in the city, the YTFF is a show that brings together established and emerging YouTube stars from India and around the world, with their fans and followers, who show up in thousands to meet with their favourite youtubers. Youtube FanFest is the biggest annual event for fans to meet Youtubers and other stars in person and watch them perform live, and this year, the event is scheduled to take place on March 24th at JioGarden, Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai.
Over 5,000 Youtube fans are expected to be at the event that has an incredibly lineup of comedians and comedy ensembles, singers, dancers, and other Youtube personalities. Some of the more well known Youtubers who will be performing live at the fest include Tanmay Bhatt, Rohan Joshi, Gursimran Khamba and Ashish Shakya’s All India Backchod, Abish Matthew of Son Of Abish, singer Vidya of Vidya Vox, vine star Bhuvan Bam, the cast of women-centric channel Girliyapa, comedians Zakir Khan and Kenneth Sebastian, entire cast of Screen Patti and SNG Comedy. Besides these, dancer choreographer Melvin Louis, youtuber CARRYMINATI, singer songwriter Darshan Raval, Nazar Battu Productions, Mumbaiker Nikhil and singer Shirley Setia. ALSO READ: Justin Bieber Purpose World Tour Navi Mumbai Concert Tickets: Prices, how to buy, celeb performances & other details about Sorry hitmaker’s India tour
International Youtubers who are going to perform at the YTFF, include Casper Lee, Kurt Schneider, Sam Tsui, Mike Tmopkins and Tanner Patrick. Speaking about coming to India for the fest, Casper Lee said, “This will be my first time taking part in the YouTube FanFest in India and i’m beyond excited. If the energy is the same as the other FanFests, it’s going to be an amazing evening — and oh I am also excited to find out if I have any friends in Bollywood.” However, a lot of people are disappointed with the fact that Superwoman Lilly Singh is not coming to the YTFF this time.
The tickets had gone live at 3 pm yesterday and were sold out within the 24 hours of the online sale. If you managed to get your tickets, here’s what the schedule looks like: Youtube FanFest Red Carpet will begin at 4 om on March 24 and end at 6 pm. The Meet and Greet will take place simultaneously, with the actual event beginning at 7 pm and ending at 9 pm. If you’re one of those that didn’t get the chance to get the tickets, you can stream the event live at http://www.youtube.com/fanfest.
The event, that has been co-produced with Branded and presented by Be Beautiful, 5 Star, Gionee and Maruti Ignis, will see an eclectic mix of music, comedy, dance and fashion performances, along with red carpet and meet and greet sessions with the fans. Speaking about the lineup, director of Online Partner Development YouTube Asia Pacific David Powell said, “We’re delighted to announce the lineup of the incredibly talented YouTube creators who will be joining us for the fourth YouTube FanFest in Mumbai.”
“YouTube FanFest has truly become our marquee event to celebrate YouTube creators from India and around the world. We’re excited to see (and hear) the excitement that YouTube creators drum up among thousands of fans!”, he added. Jasper Donat, CEO of Branded said, “With some of the most exciting local and international talent performing side by side for some of the world’s craziest fans it’s no surprise that Mumbai is one of the biggest stops on the global YouTube FanFest calendar and we’re thrilled to be coming back for our fourth year.”
Watch the promo of Youtube FanFest Indian 2017 here:
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