From Tomorrowland in Belgium to Kashmir’s Tulip Festival, National Geographic has listed Worlds TOP31 Festivals/Events of 2016 & India Surf Festival to be held in Puri, Odisha from 12th November has been listed as one of the top event of the world in 2016 in NGO’s segment
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Surfing enthusiasts pack your bags and get ready for some fun at the scenic stretch of the Odisha coastline where for the first time in the sporting history of the country, India is hosting its fifth Surfing Festival in November 2017. The India Surf Festival aims to introduce the surf culture to Indian people through a surfing instruction, series of films, art and music. So the festival is not just about surfing, but also about music and festivities.
The picturesque stretch of Odisha’s Puri-Konark Marine Drive beach will attract more than 60 surfers from India, Singapore, Spain, Italy, Morocco and Brazil along with some 2,000 visitors who wish to enjoy the spectacle from the sands. The India Surf Festival will also feature art, music, films and some good photography. The waters off the coast of Odisha are perfect for Stand Up Paddle surfing which is done on flat water. The surf board has a paddle attached to it and this type of surfing is becoming quite popular the world over.