India Surf Festival 2016, Odisha

Ramachandi Beach, Odisha | November 12 – 14

India’s biggest Boarding Sports Festival is all set to ignite the swell and sands with surfing, music, and art bringing together not only surfers from across the world but also artists , musicians , designers and famous lens-men. India Surf Festival (ISF) 2016 in its 5th edition will witness the “EDUTAINMENT IN A CARBON NEUTRAL CELEBRATION” model. The theme for this year’s festival is Earth Positive and Carbon Negative.

The Festival not just promotes surfing and ocean lifestyle in India but has also set a mark over the years of celebrating a festival in an eco-friendly way. It’s a congregation where everyone inspires each other through their ideas, artwork, designs, adventure, music and sometimes conversations, contributing to a cleaner ocean and beach.

ISF 2016 is prepped up to offer a variety of learning sessions and workshops to all its camping residents and visitors. It is for anyone who is up for an adventure and will to challenge their guts on the beach wave after wave.

Are you ready for the extreme adrenaline rush?

 

How to Reach

Ramachandi beach, near Lotus Resort, Konark marine drive, Puri, Odisha, India.

By Flight

The nearest airport is in Bhubaneswar. From there Ramachandi beach is about 70 kms. Bhubaneswar airport is very well connected with all major Indian cities.

By Train/Bus

You can check out IRCTC for trains and various sites for busses to Puri. Bus to directly Ramachandi maybe hard to find. Instead search for Bus to Puri or Bhubaneswar from where you find many state-run buses to reach Ramachandi. Puri to Ramachandi beach is about 30 Kms.

By Road

Bhubaneswar to Ramachandi beach is 70 kms/1.5 hrs.
Puri to Ramachandi beach is 30 kms/ less than an hour and from Kolkata, it’s 508 Kms/ 9 hours

Konark Sun Temple

A 13th century sun temple is a Unesco world heritage site and one of the seven wonders of India. The complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls. It’s 7 Kms from the festival venue.The temple follows the Kalinga architecture & carefully oriented towards the east so that the first rays of sunrise strikes the principal entrance

Chandrabhaga Beach

Chandrabhaga beach 3 Kms from the festival venue and is a famous tourist destination & handicraft market. Evenings at Chandrabhaga beach are more pleasant. It also have the mythological connections as ‘Shamba’ (Krishna’s Son) was cursed with leprosy worshiped the Sun God for cure on the river mouth of Chandrabhaga for 12 years. It has been an ideal place for religious activity.

Chilika Bird Sanctuary and Irrawaddy Dolphins

Chilika is a 1100 square Km water lagoon. It’s the 2nd large coastal lagoon in the World. In winter, Chilika hosts a million migratory birds with more than 160 species. The lagoon also home to rare & endangered irrawaddy dolphins. Nalaban Island is a best spot for bird watching and boating in Chilika. It’s 106 Kms from the ISF venue.

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath temple is a part of Char dham pilgrimages of Hindus. The temple is build in 12th Century in Odia architecture.The complex covers 4,00,000 square feet, and contains at least 120 temples & shrines. It’s kitchen is largest kitchen in the World and prepares 56 varieties of food/ Prasad for the visitors. The temple is situated in Puri i.e. 30 Kms from the venue.

Sudarshan craft museum

A craft museum by Internationally renowned sand sculptor Sudarshan Pattnaik. The museum features well crafted sand, rock & wooden sculptures. Mr. Sudarshan has own 27 International championships in Sand art between 1998-2016.

Raghurajpur craft village

Raghurajpur is a heritage crafts village near Puri, is best known for it’s master Pattachitra painters, an art form which dates back to 5 BC. Pattachitra paintings are made over a piece of patta cloth or a dried palm leaf. This village is also home to crafts like Tussar paintings, palm leaf engravings, stone & wood carvings. This village is 30 Kms from the venue.

Activities to Do

Longboarding

Longboarding

Take out onto the roads for the thrill you get when you Longboard.

Art

Art

Art survives even in the remotest of the islands. Get Inspired with various Art Forms.

Skateboarding

Skateboarding

Skate Boarding is not just an art but a lifestyle for the careless creatives. Perhaps you can be the one.

Surfing

Surfing

You are never born a SURFER. You have got to become one. Learn Surfing at ISF 2016.

Music

Music

Immerse into a mucial journey where organic as well as digital music share the same stage.

Hungry Lens

Hungry Lens

Best captures of the thrilling actions are showcased live on screens. Attend Workshops for extreme sport photography.

Camping

Camping

Experience the wild. Camp out under the start studded sky.

Walk on water

Walk on water

A begginers introduction with water on Stand Up Paddling (SUP) Boards.

Yoga on Water

Yoga on Water

For all the Yoga lovers floating yoga is the new trend. Swap your mat for a Yoga Board.

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Contact Us

For more inquiry,contact us at sudhakar@allevents.in
or call us on +91-9687001057

Note

Special Discount for Students – Apply SURF5 and GET 5% OFF on tickets.