Escape Music and Arts Festival
|Country and Region||India — Uttarakhand|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||Naukuchiatal, Uttarakhand, India|
The music and arts festival brings thousands of festival-goers to a region that is generally known by travelers seeking the beauty and solitude of the Himalayan town. The festival increases tourism to the region by presenting a range of artists on multiple stages, in addition to performances, workshops and visual arts — pottery, grafitti art, tatoo artists, painters, and more… there is a children’s area, adventure sports and a flea market — something for everyone! The festival’s greening initiatves strive to reduce the carbon footprint of the festval by planting trees, cleaning and maintaining the lake, and advocacy for environmental issues.
|Festival Dates||May 20 - 22, 2011|
- 8 best Indian music festivals for travelers, by Jhilmil Motihar (CNN Go, November 17, 2011)
- Music festivals rock India as middle-class grows, by Elaine Lies (Reuters, June 3, 2011)