Recycled, up-cycled, and re-purposed - this theme makes this music festival one of the greenest festivals of India. Echoes of Earth Music Festival is a melodious ode to mother nature.
If you are wondering why this is the greenest festival then you must know that the stage production and decorations are completed using recycled products. Many known musicians from across the globe perform at the festival.
Being dedicated to nature and earth the festival is organized with many sustainable policies in mind. Some of the great features of the festival are: ‘leave no trace policy, ‘no flex and no plastic zone’, waste management policy, and solar-powered stages. The festival started in 2016 and it attempts to inspire and encourage people to switch to sustainable ways, by adopting the motto of 3 R’s i.e recycle, reuse and reduce.
The festival has garnered international acclaim for being so creative and sustainable at the same time. According to the reports, 80% of the preparations are made using recycled products. The festival was an innovative idea that was conceived by Swordfish Events and Entertainment Pvt Ltd. which is an event and marketing company based in Bengaluru along with Watson’s a popular Pub.
Local and international artists who participate in the festival create magnificent pieces of art from the junk. These artifacts are not only creative but also show that things can be re-used if we stop looking at them as trash.
Musicians and instrument players display their unique skills by creating music from the trash utensils and stuff. Themed stages, workshops, museums are also a part of the festival wherein folk music which is an innate part of any culture is performed.
Bengaluru also known as the silicon valley of India besides being home to many MNC's is also the hub of cultural activities and Echoes of Earth is one such popular event in Bengaluru. You can reach the city by multiple transportation modes such as railways, airways, and roadways. Bengaluru is 2,100 via NH 44, 980 via NH 48, and 1,900 km via NH 16 from Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata respectively.
Self-drive is great as it lets you explore the place to the fullest. If you are planning to reach Bengaluru by road then you have two options one is to take the inter-state tourist bus and the other is to drive to the city by car or bike. The bus fare for one-way travel from Coimbatore to Bengaluru starts from Rs.500, Rs.550 from Chennai, and Rs.600 from Mangalore.
Bengaluru City Junction Railway Station is the nearest to reach the city. Trains from all parts of the country arrive here hence one may consider traveling by train. From the station, one can take a taxi or bus to reach the desired location in the city. If you are coming from Delhi then you may consider traveling via Karnataka Express, or YPR S Kranti Express, from Mumbai Nagarcoil Express, Vivek Express, Coimbatore Express, or Puducherry Express, and from Kolkata HWH YPR Duronto.
Kempegowda International Airport is the nearest to reach the city. Direct and connecting flights from all the metro cities of India arrive here. From the airport, one can easily get a taxi or a bus to reach anywhere in the city. Air Asia, Vistara, IndiGo, SpiceJet, Air India, and GoAir runs non-stop flights from Delhi with one-way fare starting from Rs.3000 and Rs.2000 from Mumbai. From Kolkata, one may opt for non-stop flights by SpiceJet, Air Asia, IndiGo, and Air India with one-way fare starting from Rs.4000.
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