The WATER FESTIVAL 2016 will be held from 2nd February to 22nd March. It is organised by "All for WATER for All" collective in collaboration with the Government of Puducherry, UNESCO, Centre for Science and Environment, Alliance Francaise, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), French Institute of Pondicherry, and other organisations. The 7 week long festival will focus on one sub-region every week and bring together people, government, experts, institutions and all other stakeholders to work for a sustainable water future.
The inaugural function will be held on 2nd February (on the occasion of World Wetlands Day) at 10.00 am at the Hotel Atithi in Pondicherry.
See the article on this event that appeared in The Hindu newspaper: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/puducherry/a-7week-water-festival-to-begin-from-february-2/article8165968.ece