Ahmedabad's Kankaria Carnival is set to kick off on 25th Dec, are you ready for an exciting week?!

Ahmedabad's Kankaria Carnival is set to kick off on 25th Dec, are you ready for an exciting week?!

Here's what to expect from this celebration of culture, art, entertainment and heritage.

As the year comes to a close, Amdavadis are eagerly anticipating the grand spectacle that is the Kankaria Carnival. Taking place from December 25 to December 31 at the scenic Kankaria Lakefront, this year's carnival is set to be a dazzling extravaganza, offering a plethora of attractions and activities for visitors of all ages.

With a lineup that includes fireworks, lighting shows, comedy, music, and dance performances, as well as family-friendly options like Kids City and the Toy Train, and more immersive experiences such as the Nocturnal Zoo and Butterfly Garden, this week-long festival is poised to bring joy and excitement to the city.

Fireworks and laser shows

One of the highlights of the Kankaria Carnival is the nightly display of grand fireworks and laser shows that illuminate the entire Kankaria premises. The cityscape will be transformed into a breathtaking canvas of vibrant lights.

From "Evolved Bharat Sankalp Yatra" to "Vibrant Gujarat," the carnival grounds will be adorned with mesmerizing lighting, creating a festive atmosphere.

A melody of voices and laughter

The entertainment lineup for Kankaria Carnival 2023 is nothing short of impressive. Renowned singers, including Parth Ojha, Keertidan Gadhvi, and Yogesh Gadhvi, will grace the stages at Pushpakunj Gate, Balwatika, and Gymnasium School.

Comedy enthusiasts can look forward to uproarious performances by Shahbuddin Rathore and Jeetubhai Dwarkawala. With three stages hosting cultural programs from 4:30 pm to 10 pm daily, the carnival promises a diverse range of entertainment options.

Cultural celebrations

The theme of unity in diversity takes center stage on the first day of Kankaria Carnival 2023, with a cultural program titled "Vasudhaiva Kutambakam - Ek Dharti - Ek Parivar - Ek Bhavishi."

The program will showcase heritage Garba of Gujarat, Ghummar of Rajasthan, Bhangra of Punjab, Bihu of Assam, Lavani of Maharashtra, Kathakali, Classical, and various other dance forms from different regions of India.

Something for everyone!

Beyond the cultural performances, Kankaria Carnival 2023 offers a plethora of attractions for visitors. From the Kids City and Toy Train to the Nocturnal Zoo and Butterfly Garden, families can explore various facets of entertainment. Adventurous souls can engage in activities like the Monkey Bridge, Tire Tunnel, and Hanging Bridge at the specially created children's playground.

Themed selfie points and virtual reality experience:

Mahargh Shah

Visitors can capture memories at the Chandrayaan-3 and My City My Pride themed selfie points, and a virtual reality show on the themes of Heritage Ahmedabad and Developed India will offer a unique immersive experience.

As Kankaria Carnival 2023 unfolds, Ahmedabad is set to witness an extraordinary celebration that blends tradition, culture, and entertainment into a week-long spectacle. Whether you're a music enthusiast, a culture connoisseur, or a family seeking fun-filled activities, the carnival has something special for everyone.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Kankaria Carnival and bid farewell to the year with joy and jubilation!

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