Talks and panel discussions from the likes of Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Anurag Thakur and actors Manoj Bajpayee and Prakash Raj will highlight Arth – A Culture Fest, which will be held on February 26 at Sunder Nursery here.
Organized by Zee, the multi-regional cultural festival claims to celebrate Indian culture, heritage, history, literature, music, dance and art by bringing together a diverse group of writers, actors, scholars and performers.
The three-day event will feature actor and writer Kabir Bedi, economist Sanjeev Sanyal, film director Vivek Agnihotri, writer J Sai Dipak, and journalists Barkha Dutt, Smita Prakash and R Jagannathan.
The festival will also feature politicians like Atishi Singh of the Aam Aadmi Party, Tejasvi Surya of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Ram Madhav and Priyanka Chaturvedi of the Shiv Sena.
In addition, the festival also promises to feature singers Begum Parveen Sultana, Javed Ali, Kotal Khan and poet Manaf Kaul, among others. This year, Aarth is back with a promise to highlight all that is essence of India. In this new specially curated edition of the festival, viewers can count on fascinating discussions by famous personalities and take part in performances representing India on a global platform,” said Vikram Sampath, Festival Historian and Director.
Arth will also host workshops ranging from Indian arts to a curated exhibition focusing on Indian crafts such as hand-printing, gond and chiryal painting.
Speaking about the festival, Shriyasi Goenka, founder of Aarth, said it was an ongoing effort to “reconnect youth with the rich cultural stories of India and rediscover Indian roots”.
”We at Arth want to honor and celebrate the various unique aspects that set India apart from the rest of the world. This year, we have an incredible group of industry leaders coming together to discuss what gives India its true meaning in the new edition of Arth, which is hit on the floor after two years with the best talks, music, art and all things goenka,” Goenka said.
The festival will end on February 26th.
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