The YP Foundation: 10 Years In 10 Days Festival
1 August 2012
The YP Foundation are in the middle of celebrating turning 10 with a ten day citywide festival in New Delhi bringing together more than 3000 young people across the city. The aim of the festival is to highlight the diversity and strength of youth led social change in India.
The ’10 Years in 10 Days Festival’ started on 20 July and runs through to 4 August across 13 venues with 47 partner organisations and collectives to celebrate young people’s passion for creating positive social change in communities.
Festival highlights includes ‘In Concert!’ with the Raghu Dixit Project and clarinettist and composer Shankar Tucker at the India Habitat Centre on Saturday 4 August as well as Impromptu: Wired for Sound on Friday 3 August with members from Advaita, Tiny Drops, Music Basti, MoCity and Them Clones. A detailed schedule can be found here
The YP Foundation is one of India’s largest youth led organisations. Based in New Delhi they develop young people’s leadership skills to equip them to take action and address social issues they are passionate about. Since 2002, TYPF has supported 5,000 young people to directly to set up over 250 projects, reaching out to more than 300,000 young people across 18 states in India.