Delhi International Arts Festival India’s ‘Signature Festival’ is the longest multi arts, multi venue cultural festival. DIAF is the only Cultural Festival that is based on public-private-partnership with Union Government and State Government agencies involved with NGO’s, Corporate’s and the civil society, to create the lasting cultural equity for the nation. Nearly a million people were touched by the Delhi International Arts Festival in it’s very first year, not accounting for the television viewership and the online consumers. For more details, please visit www.diaf.in
Unique features of the Delhi International Arts Festival
- India’s Signature Festival (The most important cultural festival of India)
- Promotes Delhi as a destination for international cultural tourism
- Provides a significant forum for cultural diplomacy
- The first public private International Arts Festival of India
- Incorporates varied art forms national and international.
- Slated to be the annual International Festival of India
- Aimed at making Delhi a global arts destination
- Multi Discipline- music, dance, theatre, films, cuisine, art exhibitions, literature, poetry, folk music and dance, traditional theatre, western music, International acts Fusion- both classical and western, martial arts etc.
- Multi Venue- over 45 overlapping venues, from theatres like Kamani and Siri Fort to large open air venues such as Central Park(CP), Chandni Chowk, Dilli Haat, Pragati Maidan, Japanese Garden etc.
- Intensive – over three weeks that ensures that the whole city comes alive with extensive multi media advertising.
- Forum for Corporates to project themselves as the promoters of the ‘New India’ claiming its rightful place in the world.
- Gives an opportunity to Corporates and MNCs to strengthen their ties with Government agencies by reaffirming their commitment to strengthen India’s position as a global soft power.
- Promotes the best of arts to all age groups and all sections of society thereby creating newer consumers of arts and building a larger base of culture aficionados.