Celebrating 50 Golden Years
The 50th anniversary of ISKCON will be celebrated in 600 cities across 75
countries from August 2015 till December 2016. The celebrations will start with a
commemoration of the departure of the Founder Acharya, Srila Prabhupada on
board the steamship Jaladuta from Kolkata to Boston, and continue throughout 2016 with special emphasis on worldwide VIP events to celebrate the actual 50th anniversary of the incorporation of ISKCON on 13th of July, 1966.
In Mumbai, a mega launch event is planned at Civil Defense Grounds, Versova
on the 5th, 6th &7th February 2016 to inaugurate the yearlong festivities of the
Golden Jubilee year. The three days festival commences with the famous Lord Jagannath Ratha Yatra on the first day and will be followed by two days of events comprising of spiritual discourses, cultural and musical programs .