Dear Servas members and families
Servas India would like to invite members to experience the joy of Ganesh Festival
in western Maharashtra region of India! The hosts in this region are very happy to invite you into their homes and culture and share this festive celebration of Lord Ganesha (Please Google to find out more about it!) Servas members in Pune will be chosen and assigned to host you and 3 days of outreach to nearby towns with other Servas hosts will be organized. These hosts will comprise from following towns apart from Pune--Baramati, Mumbai and Nashik.
The festival goes for about 10 days and is a big part of the local culture and history. The weather will also be nice and cool and very green due to the monsoons at that time! The dates for the festival are: 13th through 24th September 2018this year. Servas India will organize your host family stay between15th September to 23rd September.
Needless to say that there won't be any costs for stay and hospitality with the families. The airfare, visa, local transport and incidental / common expenses will have to be borne by the travellers.
The first come first basis 20 servas members from around the world will get opportunity to participate in this innovative initiative taken by Pune -- India servas members .
Please fill out the attached form with your initial interest and details and email it back to the National Secretary of Servas India
Mr. Abhay Shaha:
Looking forward to welcoming you!
With Peace love and Metta,
Note.. After receving willingness forms from you, we will be able to work out details of this innovative festival meeting in Pune India .