Lavasa City’s Food-Art-Music & Entertainment (FAME 2014) Festival gets a resounding “Thumbs Up”
| Lavasa City, India’s first planned hill city, saw over 15,000 music lovers, art aficionados, food and wine connoisseurs and summer enthusiasts attending the F.A.M.E 2014 Festival over the last weekend. The Food-Art-Music & Entertainment (F.A.M.E) Festival ran from May 30 to June 1, 2014 where audiences were treated to art, music, theatre, global cuisine, shopping and art workshops.
During the three-day Festival, residential sales and bookings increased by over fifty percent, reconfirming an increased appetite for the discerningly designed apartments and villas at Lavasa City.Commenting on the successful FAME 2014, Mr. Nathan Andrews, President and CEO, Lavasa Corporation stated, “We are extremely happy with the overwhelming response to FAME 2014. This response reiterates our continuous endeavor to make Lavasa City a preferred tourist destination that offers a unique experience to its residents and visitors. Going forward, we plan to make FAME an annual feature in Lavasa’s calendar”.
The festival got off to an energized start on Friday with an exciting line up of performances by Shibani Kashyap & Mame Khan, the Classical Quintet, Sharon Prabhakar, Niladri Kumar and DJ Ankytrixx. Grape stomping, flea markets, wine and beer tasting, Salsa and Zorba dancing, art exhibitions, street dancing, theatre performances and karaoke filled up the calendar for the three-day event.
On the subsequent days Rakesh Chaurasia, Ravi Chary, Fazal Qureshi, Agnee, Joe Alvarez and Louis Banks took over the stages to keep the audience pepped up with their signature genres ranging from Indian Classical, Jazz and Rock.
Lavasa is India’s first planned hill city where people can live, work, learn and play in harmony with nature. Lavasa is an inclusive city being developed by Lavasa Corporation Limited. Spread over 10,000 hectares, Lavasa is based on the principles of New Urbanism. It takes three hours from Mumbai and one hour from Pune to reach Lavasa by road. Lavasa will host a multitude of global leaders in hospitality, tourism, education, health care, business research and industry. The hill city provides a combination of contemporary and timeless architectural designs, with multiple options for housing including rental housing, apartments and villas. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and amenities, the city enables people to live life in full.
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