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Starting today, 3.5 million people from 155 countries will come together to celebrate one of the biggest cultural gatherings called the World Culture Festival. This event which is hosted by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living Foundation, will be held in Delhi from March 11 to 13. From music and dance performances to group meditation sessions, this festival has a lot in store for you. Also Read - Trending News Today April 27, 2020: Nearly 1 Lakh Litres Of Fresh Beer in Maharashtra To Be Poured Down the Drains, Here's Why

It marks the foundation’s 35 years of service to humanity and spirituality embracing people from different diversities and walks of life. According to Gurudev, this festival is a celebration of achievements and a vision to do better. The festival aims to unite the people of the world as one big family. Here’s what you can expect at the World Culture Festival 2016. Also Read - Earthquake With Magnitude 2.7 Hits Delhi Yet Again, Tremors Felt Across NCR

March 11, 2016

5 pm: Inauguration of the World Culture Festival followed by cultural celebrations, keynote speeches and meditation.

March 12, 2016

10 am: Global leadership forum that will go on till 1.30 pm.

5 pm: An inter-faith meet followed by keynote speeches, cultural programs and meditation.

March 13, 2016

10 am: Global leadership forum till 1.30 am.

5 pm: Valedictory function and cultural celebrations with keynote speech and meditation.

Several eminent personalities are expected to attend the festival as speakers. Apart from Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Kamal Thapa, Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal, Ryszard Czarnecki, Vice-President of the European Parliament and Kjell Magne Bondevik, former Prime Minister of Norway will address the gathering.


World Culture Festival venue: Grounds opposite Mayur Vihar Phase 1 Metro Station & Mayur Vihar Extension Metro Station, Delhi

Global leadership forum venue: The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel (Formerly the Kempinski Ambience Hotel), Maharaja Surajmal Road, Near Yamuna Sports Complex, New Delhi, India – 110032

There is no entry fee for the festival. Since so many people will attend the festival, there is likely to be traffic jam and parking problems. It is best to commute by public transport to the venue. There is however parking available on the Yamuna Bank on first-come-first-serve basis.

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