by Suman Gupta
Great initiative by Sachin Ahir and sangeeta Ahir For renowned Festival of Mumbai The Worli Festival is back with its Fifth edition and it’s power-packed with music, food and fun. It’s that time of the year again when once exotic island of Worli rediscovers its mojo. This year, the theme revolves around celebrating Life and celebrating the majestic island of Worli.
Next weekend, 26 to 27 January 2019, the entire Worli Sea Face will transform into one big island of celebration. Visitors can look out for 14 live performance stages powered by more than 8 bands and artists –The performances are headlined by Band of Boys, Euphony, Charu Semwal, Shibani Kashyap, N kulkarni, Mohit Kapoor, Rahul Gomes and a lot more artists.
To be held on the waterfront of the south-western neighborhood, the Worli Festival 5.0 features a delicious line-up of food stalls to satiate all kinds of palate and a flea market that sells everything under the sun. The festival celebrates social growth through raising awareness on topics concerning this fishermen’s island through activities, eco-friendly interaction, pledge walls, etc. Morning Ragas, a special show featuring award-winning Hindustani classical singers is set to be held on Sunday, the 27th at sunrise, i.e., 6:00 AM Onwards. Besides, there is also a special community zones celebrating the original inhabitants of Mumbai –the ‘Kolis of Worli’.
Younger festival visitors are delighted with children’s activities and games at Fun Zone along with a zone allowing visitors a chance to ride the Twin Tring bicycles. The highlights for kids this year though, is the meet & greets sessions with the Stars of Imagica (Imagica Cartoon Character Mascots)Last year, the festival attracted over 1 lakh visitors. So whether you are looking forward to spend a weekend with your family or want to chill with your friends, Worli festival is the place to head to on the 26th & 27th of this month. In short, Worli festival is a one-stop destination for mesmerizing music, lip-smacking food, celebrating culture environment and to spend a weekend in a beautiful sea view setting.
An Initiative by Oaks Management Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. the Worli Festival 5.0 is supported by Shree Sankalp pratishthan Sachin Ahir and Sangeeta Ahir.