About Soul Fest

A festival of all that raptures the soul

An amalgamation of art, literature, music, dance, drama and more, Soul Fest is an escape from life’s daily humdrum and a retreat into its rhythm and beauty. In the city lights of Faridabad, it’s a celebration of art, culture and literature; of expression and appreciation; of learning and absorbing the beauty around us.

This dream aims to capture the beauty of life in every way possible: from celebrating life and its experiences by harbouring dignitaries from all walks of life to promoting the spirit of debate and discussion through author talks.

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Our Speakers

Those that shall speak to your soul

Every court has its jewels, and every festival has its stars. Our speakers are no less than the same stars that adorn the night sky. From the sphere of literature and theatre to the realm of music and culture, we are thrilled to have numerous eminent personalities join us with their engaging talks and stories. Be it health wellness, social issues or author talks – Soul Fest have you covered for a very insightful and invigorating evening!

Tuhin Sinha

Anand Neelakantan

Shiv Aroor

Laxmi Agarwal

February 10, 2024

Venue: Delhi Public School, Greater Faridabad
Time: 10:30 AM – 6:30 PM







Event Schedule


Age group: For All

Inauguration Ceremony: Unveiling the Spirit of Soul Fest

Time: 10:30 AM onwards |  Venue: Soccer Field


Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana,
Tourism Department

Dr. Garima Mittal, IAS

Administrator, HSVP & Additional Director,
Urban Estate, Faridabad

Age group: 10 to 13 Years

Kautilya’s Arthashastra: An Evergreen Governance Guide

Time: 11:30 – 12:20 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Deepa Aggarwal


Age group: 4 to 9 years

Tuntuni: A Folk Tale from Bengal

Time: 11:30 – 12:20 |  Venue: StorySphere

Kapil Pandey

Story Teller

Age group: 10 to 13 Years

Mahi: The Flying Elephant and Other Tales

Time: 12:30 – 1:20 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Anand Neelakantan


Age group: 14 Years Onwards

India’s Most Fearless: Tales of Courage and Sacrifice

Time: 12:30 – 1:20 |  Venue: Wordsmith Junction

Shiv Aroor

Journalist & Author

Age group: 10 to 13 years

Sindbad Trilogy: A Dive into the Character and Plot

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Kevin Missal


Age group: 14 Years Onwards

The Ganga’s Curse: Story Time

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 |  Venue: Story Sphere

Kapil Pandey

Story Teller

Age group: 13 Years Onwards

Unveiling India’s Journey and Empowering the Future Generation

Time: 1:30 – 2:30 |  Venue: Wordsmith Junction

Shehzad Poonawalla

National Spokesperson BJP

Anuj Bhardwaj


Garvit Bhardwaj


Age group: 14 Years Onwards

Will Narendra Modi Return as Prime Minister in 2024?

Time: 2:40 – 3:40 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Pradeep Bhandari

Journalist & Author

Tushar Gupta


Age group: 14 Years Onwards

Against All Odds: Finding Strength in Adversity

Time: 2:40 – 3:40 |  Venue: Wordsmith Junction

Laxmi Agarwal

Acid Attack Survivor & TEDx Speaker

Age group: 4 to 9 years

Enchanting Tales: Step into the World of Puppets

Time: 3:50 – 4:50 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Seema Wahi Mukherjee

Story Teller

Age group: 14 Years Onwards

Ram Mandir and Ram Rajya: Decoding Literature that Celebrates Bharat’s Historic Cultural Renaissance

Time: 3:50 – 4:50 |  Venue: Wordsmith Junction

Tuhin Sinha

National Spokesperson BJP & Author

Bhupendra Chaubey


Age group: 11 Years Onwards

Journey Through Young Minds: The Child Author Panel

Time: 5:00 – 5:45 |  Venue: Fantasy Foyer

Pratishtha Mohanty


Kavya Prasad


Parnika Pande


Age group: 14 Years Onwards

Corruption in Cricket: Causes & Cures

Time: 5:00 – 5:45 |  Venue: Wordsmith Junction

Neeraj Kumar

Former Commissioner of Delhi Police & Author

Nandini Ranjan


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Skill War

Age group: For 3 to 5 Years


Time: 12:30 TO 1:30 PM |  Venue: STAGE


Age group: For 8 TO 9 YEARS


Time: 1:30 TO 2:30 PM |  Venue: STAGE

Age group: For 10 TO 11 YEARS


Time: 2:20 TO 3:30 PM |  Venue: STAGE

Age group: For 12 TO 13 YEARS


Time: 3:30 – 4:30 PM |  Venue: STORY SPHERE

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Call out for stalls

Carve a mark with your craft

Traditional craftsmen are what form the heart of any city, any nation’s culture. Apart from sensory attractions, the fest will also showcase Khari-Dwar: a door for all those who give a tangible purpose to their art and creativity. It aims to put together a variety of local and global products catered to artistic manoeuvres under the same roof for all of our attendees. From contemporary clothing to fashion jewellery, from handcrafted gifts to fun stationary- we are happy to house anything and everything that satisfies our aesthetic temptations. If you would like to join this exquisite display of craftsmanship, please sign up for one of our stalls to become a part of our fest. Hurry up, before we run out!

Register for Stall

Call out for volunteers


The Soul Fest is a recreational space where you will get multiple opportunities to connect with your soul. To ensure that the fest runs smoothly, we are looking for Fest Buddies (Volunteers), people who are happy to connect and work in collaboration with us.

Register for Volunteer

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