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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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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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