Holi Oriental Festival in Padova

Holi festival presents a unique occasion to discover oriental culture through all of its different structures and fields

November 30th, 2016
Laura Pelone, CD News
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From 2nd to 18th December, the annual edition of the ‘Holi Oriental Festival’ will take place in the exhibition complex in Padova. During this event, which will last for three weekends, many different kind of exhibitions will take place. There will be amazing shows, unmissable stages and different kind of stands for both products and accessories.

On the stage and in other tatami areas, people will be able to find a lot of masters and athletes who will present performances of Aikido, Karate, Ju Jitsu, Tai Chin Chuan and all of the oriental martial arts, especially the disciplines developed in the West, such as kick boxing or Krav Maga. 

This entertainment will be so wonderful and extraordinary that the audience can either admire it as a spectator or take part themselves.

It is one of the most ancient and characteristic traditions of the Oriental countries to retrace the steps of the Shaolin warriors, the samurai and the Korean riders to discover the philosophy, the spirituality and the spectacular nature of the martial arts.

During the event, there will be thematic areas dedicated to the different countries and the public can discover the cultures of each country through photographic exhibitions, bazars, commercial stands, typical gastronomy, traditional ceremonies, folkloric exhibition, natural medicines, concerts and dances. 

Another interesting area is the one dedicated to health and well-being with its pavilions that hold the bio-natural disciplines: yoga, bach flowers, meditation, vegan space, reiki, tai chi chuan, shiatsu, rebirthing and many others.

The Holi festival will host different oriental countries, such as India, Japan, China, Thailand, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Tibet, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Burma and Mongolia.

This event will be a unique occasion for the public to discover the Oriental world, to get to know and try out a different way of life and a different way of seeing the world. 


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