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Delhi apart from being the capital of the country is also the treasure trove that carries the rich heritage of India be it in art, history, architecture, technology, culture, or politics. One such great festival from this treasure trove that celebrates Indian art and brings together the artists and their admirers to a single platform is the India Art Festival. Every year 3 editions of this art fair are organized, which are attended by thousands of people related to art in any way.  

History of India Art Festival in Delhi

The India Art Festival was founded in 2011 as a dialogue cum collaboration platform where artists, art buyers, art admirers, art dealers, art galleries, architects, and interior designers can come together and interact better. The platform is a great opportunity for budding/independent artists to showcase their art pieces and engage with the art dealers and prominent artists. 

The art festival is organized thrice annually in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru. Through this contemporary art fair, the festival hosts artists from across the country and strengthens the association among art galleries and artists. Panel discussions and seminars are also organized at the fair wherein expert speakers put forth their perspective on topics that are influenced by art and topics that have an impact on art. 

Highlights of India Art Festival 2020

Art galleries and artists from India and Asian Subcontinent take part in this festival. The festival is an opportunity to explore and witness original artworks by these artists, which include drawings, sculptures, prints, photography, lithographs, prints, and a lot more. The primary motive behind this art fair is to bridge the gap between rural artists and metro cities/urban artists. Besides empowering the rural artists, the art festival also attempts to streamline the art viewing, selling, and buying process.  

India Art Festival 2020 Date 

The India Art Festival has been scheduled to commence from December 18th to December 21st in 2020. This year due to the COVID pandemic, this year the festival will be organized online as a precautionary measure. People can participate in the festival through online links for which they have to subscribe to the official website of the India Art Festival.  

Also Read: Held in the second week of January in Uttarakhand, this event is a mix of fun and cultural activities

How to Reach 

A visit to Delhi will always amaze you with its food, festivals, heritage, culture, events, and hospitality. If you are an art connoisseur then, Delhi has many art galleries, museums, exhibitions, and art fairs to amuse you. Delhi is 1400km via NH 48, 1500km via NH 19, and 2100km via NH 44 from Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bengaluru, respectively. Delhi is well-connected to every other state of the country via roadways, railways, and airways. Here, we have compiled the best travel modes and routes that you may consider if you are planning to participate in the event.  

By Air. Indira Gandhi International airport serves the Delhiites with domestic and international air travel. IGI airport is one of the busiest airports in India that manages the arrival and departure of domestic and international flights. All the major scheduled airlines such as AirIndia, GoAir, SpiceJet, Vistara, IndiGo, Air Asia, along with charter airlines, cargo airlines, and regional airlines, run their flights from IGI airport.  

  • Mumbai - Board Vistara or SpiceJet flight from Mumbai. The airfare starts from INR 2,000 
  • Kolkata - Board GoAir or AirIndia flight from Kolkata. The airfare starts from INR 3,000
  • Bengaluru - Board AirAsia flight from Bengaluru. The airfare starts from INR 3,500

By Train. New Delhi railway station and Hazrat Nizamuddin station are the two major railway stations in Delhi where you can terminate your rail journey. After deboarding the train, you can hire a cab, get on Delhi Metro, ride on a DTC bus, or may take an auto to reach your desired destination in the capital. 

  • Mumbai - Board NDLS RAJ SPL from Mumbai Central and deboard at New Delhi Station
  • Kolkata - Board HWH NDLS AC SPL from Howrah Jn and deboard at New Delhi Station 
  • Bengaluru - Board SBC NDLS AC EXP from KSR Bengaluru and deboard at New Delhi Station 

By Road. A road trip to Delhi can be a highly comfortable and economical travel option. The national highways that lead to the capital are well-maintained and motorable. If you are a driving enthusiast or are excited about road trips, then you may reserve a seat on an inter-state tourist bus or may get behind the wheels and drive to Delhi in your car.  

  • Chandigarh - 243km via NH 44
  • Jaipur - 278km via NH 48
  • Dehradun - 255km via Upper Ganga Canal Road
  • Lucknow - 555km via Taj Express Highway and Agra Lucknow Highway  
  • Gwalior - 351km via Taj Express Highway

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here


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    18 November 2020 - 21 November 2020

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    Delhi

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