International Yoga fest to begin in New Delhi

India’s capital city, New Delhi will be hosting the two-day International Yoga Festival on 8 March 2017.

Created On: Mar 8, 2017 09:40 IST

The two-day International Yoga festival is scheduled to begin in New Delhi on 8 March 2017.

The festival is expected to witness participation from more than 3500 participants including well-known yoga gurus, masters, scholars, policy makers and representatives from over 15-18 countries from across the world.

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Key Highlights

• The event is reportedly going to be inaugurated by Venkaiah Naidu, the Information and Broadcasting Minister at the Talkatora stadium.

• It is being organised by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga in association with the Indian Yoga associations.

• The mega event will include parallel yoga workshops, lectures, satsang, yoga demos and various other cultural programmes.

• It would also include an exhibition comprising more than 50 stalls with yoga appliances, other yoga related products, dvds and books on display.

• Apart from this, the event would comprise a half-day seminar on the life sketch and contributions of two eminent yoga gurus- Swami Ved Bharati and T KV Desikachar for the promotion and further development of yoga.


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