Unique Gandhi festival in America

July 2nd, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Washington, July 2 (ANI): A unique first of its kind eco-friendly festival celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s life and message will be held in Nevada in USA on July 26. According to Tom Stille and Doug Keeney, coordinators of this Gandhi festival, drummers, fire spinners, artists, healthy and organic food chefs, yoga teachers, DJs, and sustainable living advocates will join hands to celebrate peace, love, freedom, non-violence, self-power and conscious living as promoted by Gandhi. Rajan Zed, acclaimed Indo-American leader, will be the keynote speaker, who will talk about Gandhi’s life, philosophy, experiments, and answer questions of the participants during this festival. “There is a renewed interest world over in Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas, who is universally venerated as one of the paramount moral, political, and social leaders of the recent history,” said Rajan Zed.
To be held at River School Reno, this festival will continue till two a.m., and will include folk dancing, musical performances, sustainable goods displays, nature tours, fire spinning, kite flying, yoga shows, and organic food demonstrations.
Each festival participant will artistically contribute to a “Gandhi collage”, to be created on the occasion.
A competition will be held in making Gandhi sketches. Plans are being prepared to make this Gandhi festival an annual feature. (ANI)

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