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Thespo Youth Theatre Festival

The festival is an annual offering by Thespo — a youth theatre movement started in 1999. It is a platform by and for anyone under the age of 25 years to explore a career in theatre.

Photo Credit: Thespo India

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

South Asia's largest biennial art festival is set in the bustling port island of Fort Kochi, while invoking Muziris, an ancient port on the Malabar Coast that was buried under layers of mud and mythology.

Photo Credit: Kochi Biennale Foundation

Ziro Festival of Music

Ziro Festival of Music

Named after the valley it is held in, this independent festival in Arunachal Pradesh is rightly nicknamed 'India's Greatest Outdoor Music Festival!

Photo Credit: Mohit Sharma

Dharamshala International FIlm Festival

Dharamshala International Film Festival

The festival was founded in 2012 with the aim to promote contemporary cinema, art and independent media practices in the Indian Himalayan region.

Photo Credit: Dharamshala International Film Festival


St+Art India

St+art India contributes to urban regeneration and community living through contemporary, urban art projects. The foundation enhances public spaces through art districts, experiential exhibitions, installations, street-art festivals, and more.

Photo Credit: Munir Bukhari, Pranav Gohil + Jay Upadhyay

Margazhi Festival of Performing Arts

Margazhi Festival of Performing Arts

Owing to this mega festival of music, dance, and theatre, in 2017 Chennai made it to UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network as a Creative City of Arts & Culture. This festival keeps alive a tradition of more than 90 years.

Photo Credit: S Hemamalini

Chennai Photo Biennale

Chennai Photo Biennale

Conceived as a city biennale, Chennai Photo Biennale brought photography out of galleries into public and heritage spaces across Chennai. In December 2021, CPB Edition 3 will open as a hybrid experience with exhibitions and programmes hosted online as well.

Photo Credit: Madhavan Palanisamy

India Art Fair

India Art Fair

A leading platform for modern and contemporary visual art from South Asia, the fair is held annually in New Delhi.

Photo Credit: India Art Fair

Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival

Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival

Held during the last quarter of the year this festival takes place at the eponymous iconic theatre in Bengaluru. Ranga Shankara showcases over 300 shows annually.

Photo Credit: Ranga Shankara

Mahindra Kabira Festival

Mahindra Kabira Festival

Celebrating the philosophy of mystic poet Kabir, the festival brings together diverse musical traditions, literature sessions, heritage and culinary walks, and more on the ghats of the Ganges in Varanasi.

Photo Credit: Mahindra Kabira Festival

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Festivals from India (FFI) is the first ever online platform that has been designed to showcase India’s cultural festivals. The India-UK consortium is collaborating to promote cultural tourism, by attracting new audiences both on and offline.

To ensure a sustainable future for the festivals industry across the country, FFI will focus on festivals that represent the modern diversity of India by welcoming and celebrating gender equality, inclusivity, and skills development.

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Festivals From India is supported by the British Council as part of its Festivals for the Future programme, which brings emerging and established festivals together to connect, create and collaborate on international projects, with the vision to strengthen the creative economy of both countries and enable sustainable capacity building in India and the UK. Festivals From India is designed and developed by ArtBramha. Contact for partnership opportunities and more.

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