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Udgaar: A youth festival in town, with a touch of Krishna Consciousness

UDGAAR, a youth fest, organised by ISKON, will bring music, dance, drama and fun with a touch of ‘Krishna Consciousness’. This is organised with the aim to present the role of Bhagavad Gita in young lives.

delhi Updated: Apr 02, 2017 09:31 IST
Aditya Dogra
Organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) the youth festival, UDGAAR - an expression of goodness and joy, will be bringing a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 2000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and enjoy.
Organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) the youth festival, UDGAAR - an expression of goodness and joy, will be bringing a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 2000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and enjoy.

Life can be stressful. And any amount of positivity is welcome! With the aim of providing youngsters a platform to express positive thoughts and become a medium to usher a revolution in the heart of others, UDGAAR, a youth fest in town is bringing music, dance, drama and fun with a touch of ‘Krishna Consciousness’.

Organised by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) the youth festival, UDGAAR - an expression of goodness and joy, will be bringing a mix of academics, dignitaries and over 2000 youngsters together to inspire, learn and enjoy. Part of the festivities will be talks by senior members of ISKCON, a musical performance by Namrock – ISKCON’s international rock band from California (USA), a dance play titled Kaliya Krishna, and Madman – a drama.

A still from the previous edition of UDGAAR.

“This youth festival is organised with the aim to present the role of Bhagavad Gita in the life of youth and how Bhagavad Gita, if studied, understood and applied, can empower the youth of India in the matter of principles governing sustainable development of India. This is achieved through various edutainment events such dramas, dance play, Quiz contest and music concerts.” Sundar Gopal Das , Director ISKCON Youth Forum.

Inspiring young minds at the fest will also be minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Vijay Goel, and joining him among other dignitaries will be the heads of educational institutes from Delhi NCR such as Raj Kumar Goel Institute of Technology (Ghaziabad), Shri Ram College of Commerce, Hindu College, NIT Delhi and Ramjas College.

Facts
  • What: Udgaar- an expression of goodness and joy
  • Where: Siri fort Auditorium, Siri Institutional Area, Asian Games Village Complex,
  • When: April 2
  • Timings: 5.30pm to 10pm
  • Nearest Metro Station: Green Park station on the Yellow Line