Bengaluru Civic Fest
IChangeMyCity, an initiative of Janaagraha is organising the Bengaluru Civic Fest in partnership with the BBMP on February 14, 2019 at Freedom Park.
The fest is a celebration of Active Citizenship. Bengaluru is fast emerging as a beacon in the civil society space with many citizens and community groups taking the initiative to address civic matters and collaborate with the city government to improve quality of life in the city. The Fest will bring together people from different walks of life - school and college students, civic agencies, civil society initiatives and citizens to witness the spirit of citizenship through interactive sessions spread across the day from 10am to 8 pm.
Experiential installations and exhibits on Urban Mobility, Air Pollution, Road Safety, Heritage, Solid Waste Management, Rainwater Harvesting, Ward Committee, Elections and City Budgets are being planned by different citizen collectives of Bengaluru with the aim to inform, inspire and get citizens to act on their journey of citizenship in very specific ways.
Civic agencies - BESCOM, BMRCL, BWSSB, BBMP, BTP and others too will showcase their various projects and initiatives.
The fest true to the spirit of celebration also includes street plays, playback theatre, a rock concert, Yakshagana, storytelling, art challenges, civic project exhibitions by students, open house discussions and more.
*Entry is free
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