Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Twestival India - It's tomorrow!

Make a difference to 72 million children worldwide

On March 25, 2010, in more than 175 cities around the world, thousands of people will demonstrate social media's power for social good through the second annual Twestival. The global event is a worldwide fundraising initiative that uses social media to focus participants' talent and resources to benefit one cause for one day.

This year, Twestival Global is supporting Concern Worldwide, an international humanitarian organization, with operations in India too, in aid of Education for the underprivileged children of this world.

Twestival will happen on the 25th of March across seven cities in India including Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata and Mumbai. These cities will host particular events where over 500 people are expected to participate and rally for education for underprivileged children.

Join them and take part in this global movement to connect people online and offline for a cause.

There are multiple ways to help support this event.
-  Attend the event
-  Donate directly to the charity through one of the India City blogs
-  Sponsor gifts and prizes for the event participants
-  Buy a T-shirt from 100% of the profits benefit Concern Worldwide
-  Simply spread the word! Blog, tweet and write about us

Bangalore: It's the right time to say Thank God it's a Thursday! Twestival Bangalore gives you the right reason to have an hangover on a Friday morning - Charity! A special night with music, dance and drinks. Rock show by the Galeej Gurus and Repsychled. Nakul Shenoy's Beyond Magic. DJ Eldin at the dance floor. And more. If you in Bangalore, Twestival Bangalore is a must attend to meet your friends as well as to contribute to a social cause. From 7 pm at Opus, Palace Road.

Chennai: A meet and brainstorming session on how to use Social Media for Social Good anchored by Kiruba Shankar. From6 pm at Amethyst, Gopalapuram.

Cochin: ELECTROWESTIVAL, exclusively for Kerala Twestival, by Cochin’s Electro Boy DJ Arvee; Stand Up Comedy by Siddharth, KochiVibe; Techno-Humour Geek Extravaganza by Binny the blogger. From 5 pm at Somewhere Else Café.

Delhi: An entertaining evening with Stand Up Comedy acts, and Rock Music Performance by Five8. From 6 pm at Café Morrison.

Goa: Goa is ready to show the world that it has more than the sun, surf and sand with Twestival Goa – Music and Party too! Music by Back 2 Basix will be followed by an after party and a DJ night with Joel , Ryan Nogar and Claudio. From 6 pm at Lava Lounge, Chicalim.

Kolkata: Great Bong – an international figure, reputed blogger-turned-writer and Twitterati, will participate and share his thoughts on Twitter for a Social cause.Also will feature a Painting Exhibition, Cultural Programmes and a networking session. From 5:30 pm at Natya Bhavan, EE – 8, Sector II, Salt Lake.

Mumbai: An evening of fun, delight, games and networking. From 7 pm at The Coast, Fifth Floor, Crystal Paradise, Off Linking Road, Bandra West.

Are you attending a Twestival in your city?

1 comment:

Sanctified Spaces said...

Hi Vaijayanthi,

Love your blog.I am also interested in participating in Twestival local.Could you pls let me know how this whole thing works.Looking forward to ur reply.