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    In the midst of nature with art, music & food, be a part of a tribe that you can connect with.If you don't want to go for a regular New Year's blast, then here's a Festival for you. On Dec 31, 2019 come to The Farm. It's a winter night at The Farm, starlit sky under a trellis of vines and fairylights. Enjoy the warmth of a bon-fire along with storytelling, live music, jamming, games, food and loads of fun n frolic.The Open Village Festival, is the idea of spending a quality time with fun & frolic and connect with people & nature. You can be of any cast, gender, religion or you are a part of LGTB community, one and all are welcome.There will be curated performances. The Team which is ensuring the evening awesomeness is:Host Mariam:Mariam, better known as the Persian ladki is an animated soul who loves to entertain with passion! She is the founder of the Gig House where she curates niche experiences & parties. A content writer by the week, an event diva on the weekends and our host for the last few hours of 2019!https://www.instagram.com/thepersianladkiSinger Shivam:Shivam Ojha, doesn't play, he levitates through his acoustic music. A complete power package of soothing music and soulful vocals. If he's in the house you're either meeting the boy next door or Nirvana, there's no way in between. His voice will mesmerize you on the last night of the year.https://www.youtube.com/shivamojhahttps://www.instagram.com/the_acoustic_soulComedian Shubham:Shubham, is an engineer from Bhopal and currently working in Bangalore. His career profile may be boring, but he is a stand-up comedian, who adds humor to instances of everyday life. In the last night of 2019, he is going to burst you out of laughterhttps://www.instagram.com/shubham.khare778Drum-E-Baazi:Machhli (a social enterprise) & it's Drums, is a true combination of playfulness, exploration & a soulful connect. You will be a part of community drumming, facilitated by Vartika Gupta, & it's beats will trans & awaken you. You will begin the New Decade, with your beats amplified in you.https://www.instagram.com/machhliiThe team will weave together an awesome time for you. Mariam, will engage you with activities, Shubham will make you laugh and Shivam will sing and make you sing along. Last, but a beginning, you will be a part of community drumming and Vartika, will facilitate the it at the new year eve, marking the transition from one year to another.Along with it, the space is open for everyone to indulge others with their talent. Anyone can recite their poetry, crack jokes or start playing music and make everyone sing & tap along. You can also bring your own musical instruments. There's also going to be games and for dinner there will be a basic, simple, authentic taste farm food.The Open Village Festival is on December 31, 2019, 8 pm onwards. You have an option to stay overnight or to leave after the performances & food. In case you choose to stay, there are accommodation in cottage and tent. There are 4 huts and 4 tents (both on twin sharing basis). Or you can bring-in your own tent to stay overnight (mattress, pillow, blanket will be provided). In overnight stay, next day you will be provided with breakfast and a guided tour for The Farm. Whichever option, suits you better, buy the ticket accordingly.The Farm is run by conservation biologist, Pooja Bhale since 2010 as a project undertaken by the Protecterra Ecological Foundation. The Farm aims at creating a natural habitat for man, flora and fauna. It's all about going back to the basics to build a harmonious sustainable ecosystem for all living forms. It is home for more than 1,600 trees, exotic flora, undisturbed fauna, 9 dogs, 26 cats, 3 goats and for Pooja & her team. To know more about The Farm visit www.protecterraef.orgThings to know before your book:The Farm is not your quintessential nature resort with well-decked up rooms and lavishing amenities. It's bare minimum, quiet and sublime. And, that's perhaps the best thing about the place! The huts and most of the things in The Farm are made / constructed out of natural and recycled material. The huts have doors but no locks. Washrooms are common and both English & Indian style toilets are there.Any pets staying in The Farm will not be lashed as its a home for them....read more

    Terms & Conditions

    • Please carry a valid ID proof along with you.
    • No refunds on purchased ticket are possible, even in case of any rescheduling.
    • Security procedures, including frisking remain the right of the management.
    • No dangerous or potentially hazardous objects including but not limited to weapons, knives, guns, fireworks, helmets, lazer devices, bottles, musical instruments will be allowed in the venue and may be ejected with or without the owner from the venue.
    • The sponsors/performers/organizers are not responsible for any injury or damage occurring due to the event. Any claims regarding the same would be settled in courts in Mumbai.
    • People in an inebriated state may not be allowed entry.
    • Venue rules apply.
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    The Open Village Festival

    • Location
      The Farm by Protecterra
    • Timings
      December 31 | 8PM onwards
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      The Farm by Protecterra
    • Date and Time

      December 31 | 8PM onwards

    Available Package(s)

    • Festival Ticket / PersonIncludes Farm Dinner, attending all performances.Does not include, night stay. Food & Beverage and Games at stall, are on additional charges, to be paid to the stall
    • Bring Your Tent / PersonTent for single person or twin sharing is only allowed. Tents bigger than that are not allowed. You will be provided with mattress, pillow and blanket.Inclusive of festival ticket, dinner and breakfast.
    • Hut Stay / PersonOn twin sharing basis. In case you want private hut, please book for 2 persons.Inclusive of festival ticket, dinner and breakfast.
    • Tent Stay / PersonOn twin sharing basis. In case you want a private tent, please book for 2 persons.Inclusive of festival ticket, dinner and breakfast.
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