• 04 Jan
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Nestled amongst striking prodigal mountains and deep green forests, Kasol seems like a ‘Heaven’s Gateway’. Just envisage yourself sitting on a soft grassy knoll and people swaying to music, with the cool winds brushing against you. Himachal Hills Festival 2018 is sure to set you on hikes, very different.

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Himachal Hill Festival 2018 is hosted by Summer Hill Festival in association with iTOUR BEAT, every year on 30th & 31st December. It is currently in its 3rd edition. Himachal Hills Festival was started with the agenda to let music lovers and travellers experience music with the mesmerizing vibes of Kasol. Its vibrant party culture sets your spirit free. Kasol, the party capital of Himachal is going to boom-up your New Year with some epic memories. So, for those who love having a gala time, Himachal Hill Festival is going to be the most ravishingNew Year Party.

Himachal Hill Festival 2018 will witness some crazy live music performances along with one of Kasol’s best camping experiences. The music at Himachal Hill Festival attracts a plethora of likeminded travellers, music fanatics from across India. The soulful music makes it a perfect place for people to bond. Friendships made here are for a lifetime!

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What’s better than some good music that moves your soul to dance freely along with lip smacking authentic local delicacies and drinks/beverages. The two-day extravaganza offers you more than one can expect. Amazing live performances are lined up this time.

Artists performances are listed below-

LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES

Enliven

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Enliven is a Rock Metal band from Darjeeling. The band has five talented musicians and their music is an amalgamation of Hard Rock and Metal. They have been in the music industry for 4 years now. The band rocks the crowd with its high-energy music and scintillating performances.

Near Karma

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This Indie band, Near Karma came into existence in 2016. They have played successful gigs across North India ever since. They belong to Dehradun and their music finds its roots in Pop and Bollywood culture. From beginning to end, they set the stage on fire and the audience is left enchanted. 

DJ Anish

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Anish Katoch is an electronic music producer, a prolific DJ and an amazing remixer. Anish has been in the music scene for over a decade now. He is a channel [V] DJ who is known as the ‘Guru of spinning’. Over his music career spanning 10 years, he has played at various esteemed clubs in India.

Altaf Shajudeen

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Altaf is a YouTuber and an aspiring vocalist. His amazing music talent won him the opportunity to perform with the one and only AR Rahman on being shortlisted for the prestigious talent organised by A R Rahman to hunt down the young talents of India.

DJ Scham

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LIVE JAMING SESSIONS

Jobin Jacob

Jobin is a final year architecture student, who has been playing guitar since his school days. His passion for music has no boundaries. According to him, his music is a mix of Classic Rock and Bollywood music.

Alibi

Alibi is a contemporary duo project based in Delhi, around the music scene for almost 2 years. Akanksha Jha is the lead vocalist and Inderjeet Singh is the guitarist in Alibi. Their music influences include Folk, Blues, Funk, Pop, Classical, Bollywood, and acoustic. Every time they perform, the audience gets goose-bumps!

TJ

TJ Varghese is a Delhi-based lawyer, sound engineer, traveller and musician who has been active in the indie rock scene since a few years. This nature’s child is a rock vocalist and drummer, jamming for 5 years now. Classic and Progressive Rock influences his music.

Himachal Folk Dance Performance – Nati Dance

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In January 2016, “Nati” was officially listed as the “largest folk dance in the world” in the Guinness Book of World Records. Nati carries a special place in the hearts of tribal, as it reflects the culture and tradition of Himachal. According to locals, Nati is a beautiful dance form narrating through its song and dance movements. People dance in groups to the tunes of various local instruments and lyrics in local dialects. Performed by both males and females, it requires Dhol, Nagara, Shehnai, Karnal and Narsingh to be played.

Himachal Hills Festival inclusion:

Live band performances
Live painting
UV decor
UV props
Amazing food stall at the venue

Bonfire to chill around

Tattoo artists
Flea market & much more…

Himachal Hills Festival Entry Pass

For 31st Dec 2018:
INR 1300/-

Two Days Pass price 
INR 1600/-

Special price for couple (valid for both days)
INR 2500/-

For on the spot tickets, register yourself at www.summerhillsfestival.com

DATE: 30 – 31st Dec 2018

HOW TO REACH:

ROAD: You can pre-book a Volvo or can find one on the spot from the major bus station like ISBT Kashmere Gate. Himachal Road Transport Corporation Buses (HRTC) operate from the same station. One may as well take a personal car up to Kasol.

AIR:  Bhuntar Airport, near Kullu is the nearest airport to the village. It is approximately 31 km away. Bhuntar Airport is well connected via roads to three cities, i.e. Delhi, Pathankot and Shimla. You can hire local shared or private cabs from there to reach Kasol.

TRAIN: Pathankot is the nearest railhead, at a distance of 150 km. Himsagar Express, Andaman Express, Ten Jammu Express, and Sarvodaya Express are a few trains you can opt for. Taxis or private cabs can be hired to reach Kasol thereon.

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The Himachal Hills Festival 2018 is going to light up your New Year with crazy music and unforgettable memories to be cherished on for a lifetime.

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