National Youth Festival Hubballi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, January 12, held a roadshow in Hubballi during his visit to Karnataka for the inauguration of the 26th National Youth Festival. PM received a warm welcome in Hubballi as people from seen thronging the roads and showering flowers on his cavalcade. The programme is being held as part of National Youth Day, which isbeing celebrated on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda.
The National Young Festival is held annually to showcase our brilliant youth at the national level and inspire them to contribute to nation-building. It connects the contestants in the spirit of Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat and combines varied cultures from throughout the nation on a one stage. Hubballi-Dharwad in Karnataka is hosting the Festival this year from January 12 through January 16 with the theme "Viksit Yuva - Viksit Bharat," a statement read.
The Youth Summit, which will take place during the Festival, will feature plenary discussions on five topics related to the Future of Work, Industry, Innovation, and 21st Century Skills, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction, Peacebuilding and Reconciliation, Shared Future-Youth in Democracy and Governance, and Health & Well-Being.
More than sixty distinguished specialists will attend the Summit, according to the PMO. There will also be a number of competitive and non-competitive events.
"Folk dances and songs will be performed as part of competitive activities that aim to support regional traditional cultures. There will be non-competitive events, such as the Yogathon, which aims to inspire over 10 lakh people to practise yoga. During the event, eight indigenous sports and martial arts will also be demonstrated by top-tier professionals. Food Festival, Young Artist Camp, adventure sports, and unique Know Your Army, Navy, and Air Force camps are some of the other events "PMO said.