Mumbai Festival 2024: Mumbai Is Hosting A 9-Day Fiesta Full Of Art, Marathon And More; Here’s All About It

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
Mumbai Festival 2024: Mumbai Is Hosting A 9-Day Fiesta Full Of Art, Marathon And More; Here’s All About It

India’s financial capital, Mumbai, will be hosting a nine-day celebration that will include many known events in Mumbai. The objectives of the Mumbai Festival 2024 are to increase tourism, support inclusion and development, and identify new prospects and routes for the sector. From shopping to entertainment to dining, the Mumbai Festival 2024 will surely make you fall in love with the city all over again!

Mumbai Festival 2024: A 9-Day Fiesta

Mumbai Festival 2024 is a nine-day celebration that will include well-known events like the Mumbai Marathon and the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, in addition to additional events including music festivals, expos, beach and film festivals, movie competitions, cricket clinics, and start-up festivals. 

The ‘bear hug model’ will be implemented for the event, which is slated to happen from January 20 and 28, according to industrialist Anand Mahindra, who chairs the festival’s advisory council, during a news conference on Thursday. There will be food festivals, musical performances, cultural events, and more during the festival. 

The’shop and win’ fest is an additional event that will encompass various shopping, dining, and entertainment establishments. Other activities include movie screenings, a photo exhibition showcasing Mumbai’s history through the eyes of photographers, and “Happy Streets: Yoga by the Bay, Kidzathon.”

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Theme For The Event: Everyone’s Invited

Over the course of the nine days, some of the main events will revolve around events like the Maha Mumbai Expo, Music Fest, Earth Movie Contest, Beach Fest, Tourism Conclave, Cinema Fest, Cricket Clinic, and Maha Shopping.

The theme of the nine-day Mumbai Festival 2024 is ‘Everyone’s Invited,’ which intends to showcase the spirit of unity. The theme highlights Mumbai’s inclusiveness as the city of dreams, “Sapno Ka Gateway,” a melting pot that accepts and embraces everyone. 

Mumbai Walks, a festival highlight that is unlike any other, bring together the city’s icons to celebrate and honor the Mumbai heroes who keep the “maximum city” running. These heroes include the police havildars, dabbawalas, sweepers, cleaning crews, and the BEST bus drivers and conductors.

In essence, the festival will welcome well-known occasions like the marathon and the arts festival in order to gain more exposure. The activities will take place in several Mumbai locations.  (As per The Times Of India)

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Spirit Of Mumbai

In the presence of Dr. B N Patil, Director of the Directorate of Tourism, Tourism Minister Girish Mahajan, and prominent businessman Anand Mahindra, who chairs the Mumbai Festival Advisory Committee, the festival’s specifics were unveiled.

Mumbai Festival 2024 promises to be one of the largest yearly festivals in India’s history, but it’s more than simply an event—it’s a life-changing experience. Mahajan invited everyone to participate, saying that this event is an homage to Mumbai that captures the spirit of Mumbaikars’ unwavering perseverance, explores its rich historical legacy, and embraces every aspect that distinguishes the city.

Everyone will be able to experience the unique celebration of art, culture, sports, fashion, and more. This is because the festival consists of a number of events. For all the celebrants there, this festival is the ultimate celebration since it offers unmatched happiness, according to Anand Mahindra.

A budget of ₹25 crore has been decided by the Maharashtra government for this upcoming annual event.   

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Are you excited?

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