The Taj Mahal and an Indian Village come to the UK
A traditional Indian village complete with 24ft model of the Taj Mahal will be recreated for the intercultural festival celebrating all aspects of Indian culture, which also coincides to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the Gujarat.
The festival comprises two events in one and will make a unique, entertaining and educational day out for the whole family:
Village India: Will be held in the De Montfort Hall Gardens and based around a purpose-built recreation of a traditional Indian village complete with huts, props and artisans in traditional costumes demonstrating their craftsmanship.
The Gujarat Government is supporting the attendance of twenty artisans with differing specialities to demonstrate their crafts and manufacturing techniques. There will also be roaming musicians, magicians and jugglers, chai tents and chill out areas.
A celebration of Indian life and culture, the village will host music and dance performances over two stages from international artists including Aishwarya Majmudar, Indus Ensemble, Bandish Projekt, Samay, Bobby Friction, Sukshinder Shinda, Tiger Style, Arun Ghosh Sextet, Parthiv Gohil, Fusion Dreams, Panjabi MC, Bollywood Brass Band, Parthiv Gohil, Hemant Chauhan, and a plethora of entertainment and Indian cuisine.