Independence Day in Delhi : August 2017
August spells tricolour! The Independence Day (and the long weekend) events in and around the Capital City are taking shape to celebrate the day with unity & reverence. Explore the beautiful landscapes of our glorious Nation or come together for a musical celebration. EventsHigh flags some special Independence Day Events in Delhi for you to Be a Part and Make it Count!
1. Freedom Trek: Kasol + Kheerganga by Travamigo
Kasol, a picturesque village in Kullu, stretched along river Parvatiis a hub for backpackers, nature lovers and trekking freaks. Anytime is the best time to visit this beautiful little place. Come to the valley, it’s good to get away from the city life and lose yourself in a trance. Walk with no destination in mind and chance upon a hidden village. Sit in surroundings so beautiful that you lose yourself and end up watching the sun rise and set from the same spot. Drink from fresh water streams and party with the people from some untouched illages in their style. Take a walk into the wild, where the mountains are mighty, the sky is our blanket and stars are our companions. Thump your heart beats in Kasol & Kheerganga.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 6:00PM - Tue, 15 Aug 2017 6:00AM | Kasol, Himachal Pradesh (Outside Delhi)
2. Colours of Nation 2017
Celebrate this Independence Day and Janmashtami with Colours of Nation 2017 which promises to serve utter happiness to the people around the city. It will celebrate the dawn of audience from every section of the society and will cater people from every age group. Enjoy the series of events that are lined up : Band Performances, Baal Krishan Leela, Dance Performances, Drawing and sketching competition for kids, Food Stalls, Handicrafts Mela, Dahi Handi and much more
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:00PM - 9:00PM | Dilli Haat NSP
3. Independence weekend trip to Chakrata by Travel India
Chakrata is a beautiful, untouched and calm hill station of Uttrakhand. Known for its beautiful caves and cascading waterfalls, Chakrata is essentially a spot for those with a taste for adrenaline and adventure. People will surely love to plan trip around Chakrata to wade across the beautiful naturally preserved caves and rappel around the waterfalls.
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:30PM - Mon, 14 Aug 2017 | Chakrata, Uttarakhand
4. Long Weekend in Manali
This Independence Day Special Manali Long Weekend Tour Package offers a quick getaway to the hills of Manali. Scenic vistas and adventure awaits you in this tour - enjoy excursions to Solang Valley, opt for an extended excursion to Rohtang Pass, and enjoy sightseeing tours of Manali. With two nights stay in Manali and two overnight journeys by Volvo bus, this Manali long weekend tour enables you to make the most of your Independence Day long weekend.
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 10:00PM - Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:00PM | Manali (Outside Delhi)
5. A Musical Celebration of India: "Come India Sing Jana Gana Mana"
The National Patriotic Project “Come India Sing Jana Gana Mana” is a clarion call to 1.27 Billion Indians to stand together for one cause – the Unity of India, by singing one song – our National Anthem, in the correct code as laid out in the Constitution of India – in 52 seconds. The event will have everyone singing our National Anthem with pride, passion, and precision. Professional musicians and students of Lorraine Music Academy and schools across the National Capital Region will express their celebration through song, instrumental music, and dance performances. There will solo & group / choir singing of patriotic songs from across India. There will also be mesmerising dance performances set to patriotic and folk music.
Thu, 10 Aug 2017 7:00PM | Kingdom Of Dreams Auditorium Complex, Gurgaon
6. Paint Umbrella & Celebrate Independence Day
Give another reason to make the celebration extra and memorable by doing something unique .Come and join us for a fun intimate gathering to splash some colors on white umbrellas. Personalize them with beautiful calligraphy and create a master piece which you can simply flaunt this season. It’s also an excellent opportunity to do some creativity with tri-colours! Here you will learn simple yet innovative techniques from the renowned artist Inku Kumar plus loads of ideas, experiments and insider info to bring out your own creativity and imagination on Umbrella.
Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:00AM | V Club Vipul World, Gurgaon
7. Royal Mavericks - Nation Salute Ride
It's time to unite & ride for our Mother Land. Indians celebrate Independence Day by displaying the national flag on their attire, accessories, homes and vehicles.
Royal Mavericks shall mark its salute, by riding together to across Akshardham, Geeta Colony, Pushta Road and Kashmiri Gate to Chokhi Dhani, Sonipat (about 60km). Ride will begin after National Anthem and Formal Flag Hoisting will be at Chokhi Dhani, Sonipat.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 5:30AM | Indraprastha Park Mahatma Gandhi Marg
8. Independence Day Celebration with Kite flying / Kathak
Three fantastic options to have a fun filled and joyful day.
Lunch with Kite Flying: 12:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Enjoy rooftop Kite Flying at Haveli Dharampura in Chandni Chowk followed by Lunch at Lakhori Restaurant in Haveli Dharampura. Besides the joy of kite flying skills, everyone can also enjoy the gorgeous and majestic views of the Red Fort and Jama Masjid.
Kite Flying & Hi Tea: 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Fly kites at the rooftop of Haveli Dharampura along with a lavish 3 course Hi Tea. It is breathtakingly beautiful to look at the sky covered with colorful kites from the Haveli rooftop, especially when a cool breeze takes them higher.
Dinner with Kathak Performance: 07:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Explore the traditional dance form of India – Kathak and relive the glorious past of Chandni Chowk. Join us and experience the real heritage of India with fine dining at Haveli Dharampura.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:00PM | Lakhori - Haveli Dharampura Chandni Chowk
9. Independence Day cum THOR Anniversary Ride
THOR Anniversary ride is fun & enjoyment but also for a purpose for our Society & Nation. Its a BLOOD DONATION ride where each one can save lives of our fellow countrymen. On the occasion of THOR 1st anniversary, more than 100 people would donate blood at AIIMS Trauma Centre, Delhi. Proudly, THOR is happy to announce that this is the first time when #MEGA_BLOOD_DONATION_EVENT is organised at AIIMS Trauma Centre at Delhi.
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 6:00AM | NSP outside BTW
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