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Join us at August 15 park next to Lahori Gate to celebrate 75 years of Indian independence with the community sport of Slacklining embraced by music, arts and culture. Featuring live DJ sets, street art, food and training lines to try Slacklining yourself!
Venue: Lahori Gate at Red Fort, Old Delhi
Time: February 26, 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Free for all - admission only for 200 people at once.
Powered by the German Embassy New Delhi & One Inch Dreams
The German Embassy and One Inch Dreams invite you to a day-long event featuring Indian and German slackliners and an eclectic lineup of DJs and music producers from New Delhi, curated by boxout.fm. The unique collaborative performance is part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Indian government’s celebrations on the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence. This open-to-all event at the Lahori Gate promotes Indo-German friendship and brings together many people to enjoy adventure-sports, arts and music.
Performances and Activities:
Visitors will be treated to an unprecedented view at the historic Red Fort: Indian slackliner Adarsh Bhat as well as the world’s record holding German slackliner Alexander Schulz will balance on a high line more than 30 meters above the ground for everyone in the area to see. Simultaneously, in the August 15 park in front of Red Fort, Indian artists will perform breath-taking stunts and tricks on a one-metre high slackline, all while boxout.fm treats you with an eclectic curation of DJs and music producers from New Delhi who will be playing live DJ sets to set the vibe.
Hamza Rahimtula: 10:00 AM
Unf*ckman: 11:15 AM
Nida: 12:00 PM
Nash: 12:45 PM
Monophonik: 02:00 PM
FILM: 02:45 PM
Hiranya: 03:30 PM
Want to try it yourself? There will be training lines for anyone and everyone who wants to try slacking under careful supervision and 100% security.
With Street Art by the Delhi Street Art collective , Indian and German finger food as well as art installations and colorful covers to relax and engage in conversations.
Walk of Courage:
The guiding principle of slacklining is one that unites many adventure sports and forms of art that Saturday’s event will celebrate. Let's all celebrate courage, overcome doubts and fears, try something new and push our own boundaries towards new experiences, creating little and big moments that make our lives so special. The German Embassy New Delhi and One Inch Dreams along with our many friends and partners will organize a celebration of India’s Independence as well as of sportsman- and womanship, arts & creativity in the historic background of the Red Fort.
boxout.fm is an online radio focusing on alternative music and culture in India. In order to serve the community’s needs and help it thrive, it offers a carefully-mined perspective on India’s emergent musical and cultural scenes, both on and off the Internet.