Unlike other art and music festivals happening in the Himalayas, Shoonya festival is a one-of-its-kind event centered around the celebration of nothingness. Shoonya is a festive journey towards the joyful discovery of inner contentment. After the successful first edition of this festival with 80 seekers, the Project Shoonya team is all set to bring you closer to yourself with curated activities around mindfulness and building human connections.
The festival of nothingness 2019 endeavors to be a zero-waste festival with proper waste management using upcycling methods. All plastic waste generated by the attendees needs to be taken back by them or upcycled at the event.
About Shoonya Festival
With 15+ activities around mindfulness and impressive musical line-ups, Shoonya festival is all set to bring 100 seekers closer to nature and themselves. The festival invites you to flow through the rocks and forests like the river stream via curated pathways of experiences, activities, and workshops around finding oneself in pure ‘Shoonya’. The first edition of Shoonya festival happened in June 2018 with 80 seekers who came from different parts of India.
Shoonya Festival 2.0
Shoonya festival 2019 will be held from June 21-23 in MudHouse Experiential Hostel located in Jibhi, Himachal Pradesh. Jibhi is a beautiful unexplored small hamlet located in the Banjar valley. Surrounded by pine, deodar and cedar trees with traditional houses built using stone, mud, and wood, this hamlet serves as a perfect destination for this event.
The event will have experiences, workshops and activities such as Mandala making, Essential Oils Making, Concrete Jewelry Making, Drum Circle, Yoga, Meditation, Sound Healing, Cosmic Healing, Zumba, Upcycling waste, Self-exploration activities, Sharing Circle, Community Kitchen, Letter Earthlings, Nature Walks, Storytelling, Poetry recitals, EDM and more. Every night, there will be musical line-ups that will blend seamlessly with the sounds of the river flowing nearby.
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Shoonya Festival Passes
The festival ticket prices mentioned below do not include transportation and meals. One can buy a food pass for INR 2000 as an add-on pass while booking the tickets:
- Festival Pass: INR 3999 per person (Includes all the curated activities/workshops)
- Quechua Camp Pass: INR 5499 per person (Includes accommodation for 1 person for 2 nights in camp on twin/triple sharing basis + Festival pass)
- Mudhouse Dorm Pass: INR 6499 per person(Includes accommodation for 1 person for 2 nights in dorm + Festival pass)
- Jibhi Alpine Camp Pass: INR 6999 per person (Includes accommodation for 1 person for 2 nights in Jibhi camps on twin/triple sharing basis + Festival pass)
- Mudhouse Deluxe Room Pass for 2 people: INR 16999 per person (Includes accommodation for 2 people for 2 nights in a room + Festival pass for two)
How To Reach Jibhi
Shoonya festival offers different types of stay options starting from Quechua camps to private rooms. Here’s how you can reach the site:
By Car: Take the Chandigarh-Manali highway and as you reach the tunnel at Aut, take a small detour right before the tunnel and head towards Banjar.
By Bus: If you are coming from Delhi/Chandigarh; board any bus going towards Manali and get down at Aut. Take a local bus from Aut to Banjar and then Banjar to Jibhi. Local buses run from 7 AM to 4 PM at regular intervals (1-2 hrs).
By Train: Take a train till Chandigarh and follow the bus route suggested above.
By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar. You can hire a local taxi from the airport. The distance from Bhuntar to Aut is 18 km.
We are all caught up with one thing or the other but we still don’t know who we are as an individual. Shoonya festival will take you a self-exploration journey where you have the opportunity to participate in curated activities with 100 seekers while having the liberty to find your own corner and introspect in the most picturesque settings. Treat yourself with a void between you and daily chaos, amidst picturesque mountains and the seekers of ‘Shoonya’. Book your getaway to Himachal Pradesh with TravelTriangle right away to avail exciting deals!
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