Nashik, 10 January 2024
Preparations are in full swing for the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, with schools and colleges actively involved in organizing various activities. The Maharashtra Government and local administration are gearing up for an array of events, including an NCC cadet parade, folk dance performances, sports, and more across the district. Students from schools and colleges are eagerly participating in these programs.
After a gap of 16 years, the responsibility of hosting the National Youth Festival has been entrusted to the state of Maharashtra, generating excitement among the state government and local administration. In commemoration of Swami Vivekananda’s 161st birth anniversary, a five-day festival is being organized, showcasing Maharashtra’s culture. Volunteers, in collaboration with participants from all over the country, are actively preparing for this event from January 12 to 16. The festival aims to provide a cultural glimpse of Maharashtra, enriched by the diverse contributions of thousands of artists and competitors representing various regions of India, turning Nashik into a vibrant reflection of the nation’s colorful culture.
With over 7,500 youth participants from across the country expected to reach Nashik, the local administration has arranged more than 2,200 rooms and shuttle transport facilities. The festival will be inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, on Friday, January 12.
The state’s Honorable Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs, Shri Sanjay Bansude, along with the Honorable Guardian Minister, Shri Dada Bhuse, and Honorable Minister of Panchayat Raj and Tourism, Shri Girish Mahajan, are actively coordinating with the local administration and inspecting the venue.