Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Chandigarh Yoga Festival from June 9 to June 12

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Chandigarh 08th June:- The Chandigarh Administration is going to organize the "Chandigarh Yoga Festival" from 9th to 12th June, 2016 at various locations in Chandigarh. As a curtain raiser for the grand event of "2nd International Day of Yoga" to be held in Chandigarh on 21st June, 2016 the Chandigarh Administration is organising a 4 day Yoga Festival. The Yoga Festival will witness a series of national and international level events, which would revolve around Yoga, its history, importance and evolution.  

In a press conference held today at Hyatt Regency Chandigarh, Ajit Balaji Joshi, Deputy Commissioner and Kriti Garg, SDM (S) briefed the media about the various events planned by the administration during the four day long Yoga Festival. Ajit Balaji Joshi while sharing day wise details of the event informed that this is a medium to invigorate interest among masses for yoga and to encourage them to participate in huge numbers for the International Day of  Yoga 2016 to be held at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh. He further added that the Yoga Festival will be an assortment of series of world-class events, which would lay a foundation for the main event, wherein Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will perform yoga with thousands of people.

The programme schedule is as under:





9th June, 2016

6.30 p.m. onwards

Inaugural Event-Public Address "Yoga-The True Dimension" by Sri Sri Ravi Sankar ji.

Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh.

10th June, 2016

10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Inaugural of Three day Academic Conclave "Yoga for Good Life"

CII, Sector 31, Chandigarh.


7.00 p.m. onwards

Yoga Cultural Nite

Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh.

11th June, 2016

10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Academic Conclave "Yoga for Good Life (Day-2)

CII, Sector 31, Chandigarh.


5.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

"Yoga on Wheels" – Skaters Rally by HS Sports Academy, Sirhind, Punjab

Sukhna Lake road.


8.00 p.m. onwards

"Moonlit Yoga"

Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh.

12th June, 2016

10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Academic Conclave "Yoga for Good Life (Day-3)

Hotel Hyatt Regency, Industrial Area, Phase-I, Chandigarh.


6.00 p.m. onwards

Closing Ceremony- Public Address by Baba Ramdev Ji.

Parade Ground, Sector 17, Chandigarh.