Veeba Foods Presents ‘THE GIG Carnival’ A MODERN WORLD FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF INDIA

~India’s biggest carnival extravaganza of music, craft and food kicks off in New Delhi~ 

~An exclusive initiative by Gourmet Planet supported by Ministry of Tourism~ 

(February 5,2016-February 7,2016)

 

Veeba Foods Presents ‘THE GIG Carnival’ A MODERN WORLD FESTIVAL CELEBRATING THE SPIRIT OF INDIA (February 5,2016-February 7,2016) ~India’s biggest carnival extravaganza of music, craft and food kicks off in New Delhi~ ~An exclusive initiative by Gourmet Planet supported by Ministry of Tourism~ ‘Veeba Foods presents The GIG Carnival’, started its three day celebration of the gastronomical, artisanal and musical extravaganza at The Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi today. Shri Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Ayog formally inaugurated the carnival that aims to celebrate the incredible facets of India’s evolved heritage of Cuisine, Crafts & Culture. An initiative by Gourmet Planet, India's largest food group in association with the Ministry of Tourism's Incredible India campaign, the GIG carnival is scheduled from 5th-7th February 2016. 

The carnival will showcase a kaleidoscope of pan-Indian sounds with over 30 performing acts from across the nation ​catering to every kind of music from Jazz & Blues to Ska, EDM, Electronica, Hindi Rock, Sufi and everything in between. Coke Studio will also be performing a live set at The GIG Carnival along with Coke Studio ft. Papon, The Karsh Kale Collective, Prateek Kuhad, Hamza & Mannu, Medieval Punditz and many more. 

The GIG Carnival provides a platform to create & increase awareness for the myriad crafts of India as it stands today. The rare craftsmanship on interactive display will range from the traditional natural perfumes of Kannauj, Rogan Art from Gujarat, Stone Pottery from Meghalaya, Jamdani work from Benaras, Silver Filligree work from Orissa, Mask Making from Majuli, Leather craft from Pondicherry amongst a host of other traditional handicrafts that weave the tapestry of traditional artisanal works from across the nation. In sharp contrast to these interactive displays, GIG Carnival will also have a luxury crafts section emphasising on luxury Made-In-India brands that use traditional methodologies with a modern design aesthetic. 

The GIG Carnival will be putting forth a culinary blend of cuisines from all over the country, forming a truly gastronomical kaleidoscope. The varied street foods of India will be a prominent feature at The GIG Carnival. 

Talking about the association, Viraj Bahl, Founder and Managing Director, Veeba Food Services, said: ‘We at Veeba are delighted to be a part of The GIG Carnival, a celebration of the various aspects of modern Indian living. It is completely in sync with our philosophy of spreading happiness through varied flavours” 

The festival encompasses every aspect of what the India of 2016 stands for. Speaking on introducing this unique concept in the country, Mr. Sonny Walia, Founder, Gourmet Planet India said, “The GIG Carnival is a symbol of what it means to be an Indian living in modern, urban India. It’s a unique celebration of its culture, crafts and cuisine. Incredible in scale and scope, it has been conceptualized to offer a magical Indian experience like none other. We are proud to invite everyone to The GIG Carnival.” 

 

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