Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) going virtual for 2021


In the New Normal, Global Ayurveda Festival (GAF) is going digital, as the world’s largest festival of Ayurveda community.

The event, which showcases Ayurveda as a global treatment programme, will serve as a meeting place for those working towards this goal around the world, according to Global Ayurveda Festival chairman and Union Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, V. Muraleedharan.

The festival, which was scheduled to be held in Angamaly from May 16 to 20 last year was postponed due to COVID-19. Led by the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action (CISSA), the Ayurveda Medical Association of India (AMAI), the Ayurveda Hospital Management Association, the meet is being organised in collaboration with 14 organisations. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries is the festival and industry partner.

The festival will feature 12 seminars per day at five venues. The conference will focus on the relevance of Ayurveda in the post-COVID world and the potential of Ayurveda in enhancing immunity. This exhibition will be held online and will have stalls of ayurvedic companies from all over the world.