Bali To Hold Second International Yoga Festival


Bali-India Foundation will hold another round of International Yoga Festival which will be participated in by some 1.500 Yogis from across the world.

"The second international yoga event will be held in Bali from March 3-10, 2010," chairman of the Bali-India Foundation Dr Somvir, said here, Friday.

According to him, half of the 1.500 participants will come from India, European countries, the USA and Asian regions.

Another half of the participants will consist of yoga lovers and yoga development center management from various places in Indonesia.

The annual yoga activity which will be sustainably held in Bali, for the second event will be themed "Yoga and Global Warming Issues".

Dr Somvir mentioned that participants from foreign countries like India, Germany and Singapore had confirmed their participation in Bali and each country will consist of some 50 participants.

All series of the International Yoga festival will take place at Patanjali Yoga city Banjar Gunung Sari, Tegal Linggah village, Sukasada sub-district, Buleleng district, North Bali, about 80 km north of Denpasar.

The location is a village which is still beautiful and surrounded by hills and becomes a historic village for Hindu and Islamic development.

The second Bali-India International Yoga Festival is expected to run as success and smooth as the first event which involved some 1.000 participants in March 2009 in Denpasar, Bali, Dr. Somvir added.