World Culture Festival brought together a multitude of cultures from 155 countries to celebrate 35 years of the Art of Living Foundation.
This event was largely covered in the media as well:
The Financial Express: “Art of Living event: Global leaders hail Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s World Culture Festival”
Art of Living event: Cameron sent his invitation in a message through his Conservative Party’s parliamentarian Matthew Offord who attended the AoL’s World Culture Festival here. “British Prime Minister David Cameron has invited you to address the House of Commons whenever you visit UK next time,” Offord said. “People say that no one can change the world but Sri Sri had made a good start. We are seeing a ray of hope,” Cameron was quoted as saying in his message. “Art of Living foundation promotes peace and understanding,” the British prime minister’s message said. Read more here.
First Post: “World Culture Festival didn’t damage Yamuna floodplain, says NEERI expert giving Art of Living clean chit”
The Art of Living’s gigantic event at the Yamuna floodplain has not damaged the river or the floodplains in any tangible way, let alone in the long term. This statement comes from Dr Rakesh Kumar, environmental scientist, and head of Mumbai office of the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute. Read more here.
The Pioneer “Ecozymes turn out to be boon for polluted Yamuna”
Yamuna can regain its glory if enzyme treatment is administered into the river. Marked changes were noticed by the environmentalists after enzyme was poured into the Barapulla drain during the World Culture Festival (WCF) organised on Yamuna floodplains by Art of Living (AOL). Read more here.
See beautiful pictures from The Wall Street Journal Blog “In Pictures: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s World Cultural Festival”. Click here.