India and Kyoto are culturally related to each other and are trying to strengthen their relations for future exchanges. To take this forward, the India Matsuri KYOTO Executive Committee is going to hold the first “India Matsuri KYOTO 2020”. One of the largest cultural events showcasing India, this festival is being organized by the joint collaboration of Indian Chamber of Commerce Japan, The Consulate General of India to Japan (Osaka-Kobe) and Kyoto City. This event will be held in 2020 on April 11 & 12, and aims to attract about 30,000 people in two days. https://www.indiamatsuri.com/
Location : Kobe Meriken Park Period : October 7th – October 8th Entry Admission / Free URL : http://www1.odn.ne.jp/indiamela/ With the astounding success of India Mela 2011, which fetched an attendance of over 150,000 people last year will be followed this year once again with many more splendid attractions for you. This is the third glorious celebration of India Mela in Kobe, a festival projecting Indian dances, cuisine, and culture. The year 2012 marks the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan. Welcoming you !!
With the support of Indian Consulate (Osaka), ICCJ organized its first India Mela, a festival projecting Indian dances, food, and culture at Meriken Park, Kobe in November 2010. This event which was coordinated by Indian Social Society and India Club, the two Indian institutions in Kobe, had an attendance of around 50,000 people.