Friends of Virasat

Friends of Virasat.

We know you have loved all that the Virasat Festival has had to offer during those 15 days - now here is an opportunity to make the real Difference to the Festival and to the tradition bearers of our culture.

The "Friennds of Virasat" (FoV) programme has more tiers, more benefits and a privileges card. Join the FoV programme and enjoy an exclusive set of benefits, while making a valuable contribution to the arts and the artists.

Some of the benefits that you can enjoy include:

  • A reserved seat for two (by prior information) at all Festival productions.
  • Exclusive previews and red-carpet events.
  • Advance notice of what’s on at the Festival.
  • Pre-performance talks at the 2016 Festival.
  • Regular arts’ and culture updates through our e-newsletter.
  • Spiritual & Cultural Tours’ assistance.
  • Shopping privileges during the Festival.

The annual subscription is Rs. 5,000/- for Indian Nationals and US $150 for internationally resident FoVs.
Note: all existing members qualify for “New Friend” status immediately with no additional charges. They will retain that status until the end of their current membership year.

Description of Privileges for Friends’ of Virasat (FoVs)
The festival features more than a 100 awe-inspiring concerts by internationally known artistes. If you are interested in Classical and folk music concerts, Theatre, Folk culture and art exhibitions, Craft Workshops, Traditional culinary delights, interactions with leading artistes of the country. Heritage Walks, Bird watching in the Doon Valley. Gaining knowledge on alternative health systems like Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani or Homeopathy, Panel discussions on art and culture, Pilgrimages to eternal Hindu sites in the Himalayas, we welcome you to become a Friend of Virasat (FoV).

Generally, the concerts start by the evening. That means FoVs can spend time during the day sightseeing, shopping for craft, making pilgrimages to nearby spiritual hotspots like Rishikesh, Haridwar, Sarkunda Devi, Bhadraj Peak, Santala Devi etc. Assisted pilgrimages, aartis & prayers for FoVs can be organized. Detailed program schedule of the Virasat Festival is available on