Consulate General of India Vancouver invites all friends and families to the flagship event in celebration of the 5th UN International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 on 21st June - Common Yoga Protocol with renowned Yoga Gurus at David Lam Park followed by a musical performance. The event is brought to you by the Consulate in partnership with Gathering Place Community Centre, Vancouver and India Cultural Association (ICA) of Vancouver.
Yoga is a 5,000-year-old tradition from India that combines physical, mental and spiritual pursuits to achieve harmony of the body and mind. On December 11 in 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared June 21st as the International Day of Yoga accepting the proposal put forth by Indian Prime Minister. In Suggesting June 21, which is the Summer Solstice, as the International Day of Yoga, Hon’ble Prime Minister had said, "the date is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and has special significance in many parts of the world.”
The CGI Vancouver's IDY event is being celebrated as part of the Summer Solstice Gathering Festival 2019- a multi-dimensional festival that celebrates the diversity and unique make-up of Vancouver communities.
Free event. Register on https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/international-day-of-yoga-2019-tickets-60611288997
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