Bringing Krishna Culture Festivals to a City Near You

Wheeling, West Virginia to host the Hare Krishna Festival of India 7/17/2021

Submitted by madhuha on Wed, 06/16/2021 - 18:47

This will be a first for Festival of India, a Ratha-Yatra and festival in wheeling. We've heard this festival is well attended by many local people. We hope to see you there, Hare Krishna!
For info on the July 17th Wheeling Ratha-Yatra and Festival please CLICK HERE

Inspired by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada, founder/Acarya of the International Society for Krishna consciousness.

New York 5th Avenue Ratha-Yatra 2021! FOI?

Submitted by madhuha on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 09:47

Yes, we've heard from devotees in New York that the annual Ratha-Yatra on 5th Avenue WILL go on this year!
We've also been informed the devotees are actively negotiating with authorities in New York City to get permission to use Washington Square Park for the Hare Krishna Festival of India.
Other than a few times we were moved to Central Park, the Festival of India has been doing this New York Festival in this same Washington Square Park since 1979.
This year, due to Pandemic related restrictions, we may not be able to do the festival.
Festival of India's crew of enthusiastic men are ready to go, we're just waiting to hear from devotees in NY, that they've secured permits.
As you'll read in the below flyer, the devotees in New York--being totally dedicated to Mahaprabhu's and Srila Prabhupada's Sankirtan Mission, are continuing to do Harinam Sankirtan. There will be 3 full days, June 11 through the 13th, of Harinam Sankirtan--ecstatic chanting of the Maha-mantra: Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare. Please come and join the Sankirtan. Hare Krishna!

2021 Hare Krishna Festival of India Tour Schedule

Submitted by madhuha on Fri, 08/21/2020 - 18:34

As of today, July 30th, we just have 7 festivals confirmed for 2021. As of this posting there's just 3 more confirmed festival programs for this year--Glastonbury, Ct (near Hartford); San Francisco, Ca; and Clearwater, Fl.

Festival of India was invited to to participate in festivals in Bellevue & Redmond--both in Washington; Philadelphia; and El Paso Texas. Although these are not yet confirmed, things are starting to look positive for what's left of this year's festival season. We'll post confirmed festival dates as we receive them. Hare Krishna.

We're also counting on going back to Atlanta and Phoenix--but as of today, only the above 3 are confirmed for this year.

Please check back often, as we do expect some dates will change as the pandemic restrictions are lifted and festival organizers receive permits. If you would like regular festival updates, please subscribe to our newsletter below, on this page. Hare Krishna!

February 27 & 28.....Phoenix, Az--CANCELLED
***March 28.....Prabhupada Village/Sandy Ridge, NC--Sri Gaura Purnima,Ratha-Yatra and FOI
***June 12.....New York City--Ratha-Yatra and FOI 
***July 17.....Wheeling, WV--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
***July 24.....Baltimore, Md.--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
***July 31.....Hartford, Ct--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
August 8.....Festival of India is available
***August 14.....San Francisco, Ca--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
August 21 & 22.....Vancouver, BC--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
August 30.....Vancouver, BC--Sri Krishna Janmastami
August 31.....Vancouver--Srila Prabhupada's Vyasa-Puja festival
September 4, 5 & 6.....Bellevue, Wa--Ratha-Yatra, Flavors of India, and FOI
September 10, 11 & 12.....Redmond, Wa--Sri Ganesh Utsav and FOI
***September 18.....Clearwater, Florida--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
September 25.....Philadelphia, Pa--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
October 2nd and 3rd.....El Paso, Texas--Ratha-Yatra and FOI
October 9 and 10.....Phoenix, Az--Ratha-Yatra and FOI

* Tentatively Confirmed--but permits have NOT yet been secured

*** Confirmed--permits have been secured

All the above dates are TENTATIVE until confirmed '***'. We hope to see you at a festival soon.  Hare Krishna.

Please contact Festival of India, at the below email address, or your local Hare Krishna temple to confirm festival dates before making your travel plans

For info on FLORIDA Ratha-Yatra Festivals please CLICK HERE

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Festival of India--The latest Newsletter, and older issues as well!

Submitted by madhuha on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:51

In case you've missed any of Festival of India's newsletters, here on this page you can view all of them. Just click the date and newsletter you want to see. Hope to see you at a festival soon. Please chant Hare Krishna!

April 30th, 2020--Lord Narasimhadev Is Coming Please CLICK HERE

March 26, 2020--Corona Virus and Festivals of India Please CLICK HERE

Gaura Purnima, 2020--Please CLICK HERE

Charlotte Ratha-Yatra****CANCELLED

Submitted by madhuha on Thu, 03/12/2020 - 12:02

Charlotte St. Patrick’s Day parade, festival canceled for this weekend over coronavirus
From the

Inspired by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada
Founder Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness

Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare