Dehradun Dehradun

DehradunDehradun

Dehradun is the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, it is 236 km north of India's capital New Delhi and is one of the "Counter Magnets" of the National Capital Region (NCR) being developed as an alternative centre of growth to help ease the migration and population explosion in the Delhi metropolitan area. The city is famous for its picturesque landscape and slightly milder climate and provides a gateway to the surrounding region. It is well connected and in proximity to popular Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Nainital and Auli and the Hindu holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Char Dham.

Virasat Festival 2014

Virasat Dehradun

 

Virasat is a fifteen day Heritage Festival Organized in Dehradun, Uttarakhand India, A platform to exchange national & International Folk Art Craft ,Culture & Heritage. This is a special festival of Dehradun and we all eagerly waits every year for this festival.

 

This year, 2014, its from 12th December – 26th December, a 15 day festival full of joy, enthusiasm and brings us back to our roots, our culture and heritage. So here below is the schedule of Virasat festival 2014.

 

Virasat 2014 Schedule

 

Reach (Rural Entrepreneurship for Art & Cultural Heritage) organizes this festival every year.

REACH is a non-profit organization engaged in the task of generating awareness of our arts, traditions and cultural practices at the grass-root level in the countryside. It strives to preserve the native wisdom and knowledge by striking a harmonious bond with the modern times. By making people aware of their rich cultural traditions and practices and preserving their heritage it strives to restore the cultural pride to them who have been feeling powerless against the onslaught of alien values.

One Comment

  1. Akshay Madan
    Akshay Madan

    And the show begins today….

    December 12, 2014 at 12:52 pm

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