This festive season plan a trip to Goa as the ‘Tourism Capital of India’ is ready to welcome you with its extravagant art and culture festivals. Delve into the exhilaration of art, glamour, and paparazzi as the 46th edition of India’s prestigious film festival; International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is going to add more excitement to your festive celebration. Scheduled to kick start from November 20 2015, the ten day film fiesta is all set to bring the more international colours this year, creating a platform for unlimited entertainment frills and glitterati graced by Indian and international film celebrities.
While the natural settings of Goa act as the key attraction for the tourists across the world, the art and cultural activities keep the momentum live throughout the year. A perfect combination of creativity and glamour, the IFFI 2015 will be held around the festive season, providing a perfect escapism to the film aficionados from every corner of the world.
Director of Tourism & CEO of Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG), Shri. Ameya Abhyankar says, “Goa is more than just ‘Sun and Sand’ and it is through the various government initiatives like IFFI that Goa’s cultural heritage, festivities, and art attract millions of visitors across the world. The best time to travel to Goa is November when the weather is dry and relatively cool and the sea is calm and clear. It is the perfect time to relax on the beaches and experience the best of Goa with IFFI, one of the biggest film festivals in the world. Providing an outlook that defines the intrinsic culture of Goa, IFFI brings life to the theme of “Unity in Diversity” by showcasing the art of filmmaking and movies, from different parts of the country and globe, envisioned by cinematic geniuses of the world. The preparations of IFFI 2015 are soaring and the film festival is all set to become more international this year while offering a fair of movies across different genres, languages, and countries.”
The mother of all film festivals in India, International Film Festival of India has provided a distinct identity to Goa and the IFFI 2015 is going to create a vibrant and positive outlook for film tourism and cultural integration. Goa awaits the cinema connoisseurs whose inclination for value films is going to nurture further at the creatively stimulating locales of the capital city. IFFI is continuously changing the way people look at cinema and silently reinventing itself as a new global art and entertainment entity, which is creatively stimulating and exuberant in its own way.
About The International Film Festival of India (IFFI):
The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is the oldest and biggest international film festival in the Indian subcontinent. Its founding principle centres on discovery, promotion and support of film making of all genres – thus bringing together the diversity of the forms, aesthetics and content.
From Satyajit Ray to Bertrand Tavernier, Akira Kurosawa, Marcello Mastrioni to Roman Polanski and Mira Nair to Dibaker Banerjee, the International Film Festival of India, has witnessed the glorious presence for legendry and young filmmakers from every continent.
Continuing the incredible legacy of five decades, IFFI-2015 is going to provide an excellent opportunity for filmmakers and film lovers to watch, appreciate and learn the art of film making in sylvan surroundings and a relaxed creative environment in Goa. It will also provide a great platform for networking with some of the best industry professionals from India and abroad.
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