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India’s largest youth festival UNDER 25 SUMMIT returns to Bengaluru in February 2018

  • by Pawas Jain
  • February 13, 2018

The Under 25 Summit will see its fifth edition come to the YMCA Grounds Nrupathunga Road in Bengaluru after traveling to Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Delhi. The theme of the festival in 2018 is ‘Belong Together’, signifying the coming together of communities that impact the youth of the country today.

Since 2014 the festival has engaged in person with over 50,000 Individuals under the age of 25, across India. In 2017 alone, the Under 25 Summit in Bengaluru saw its biggest ever audience of 10,000 attendees over 4 days with the finale at the Jayamahal Palace. Keynote speakers included Arnab Goswami who launched Republic at the event, comedians Tanmay Bhat, Kenny Sebastian, Mallika Dua, and Bhuvan Bam as well as Chef Anahita Dhondy of SodaBottleOpenerWala, 6 year old prodigy and chef and a guest on the Ellen DeGeneres show Nihal Raja, 19 year old acid attack survivor Reshma Qureshi, octogenarian biker R Chakravarthy, and triple-century batsman Karun Nair amongst others. The festival also saw performances by The Fanculos, Lagori, Skrat, and Parvaaz. The 2017 edition had 1 main stage, a stage ‘Under The Tree’ that featured stories of travellers and artists, and busking performances, experience zones, live art presentations, a VR area, board games, and other activities.

The upcoming 2018 Bengaluru edition will cover topics across Design, Technology, Music, Food, Comedy, Film, Content, Sports, Literature, Fitness, Art and so on.

Tickets are on sale online at


Festival Information:


Dates: 12 February – 17 February 2018

Time: Various

Venue: Multiple, to be announced



Date: 18 February 2018

Time: 10am – 10pm

Venue: YMCA Grounds, Nrupathunga Road, Bengaluru


From Speakers of past editions:

Kenny Sebastian, Comedian: “Watching the growth of U25 is like watching a banyan tree grow far and wild but only on steroids! From modest beginnings, the team of U25 was always clear about what they wanted to achieve. Was insane to be part of it this year! Amazing, amazing vibe to the whole summit.


Laura Kriefman, Choreographer: “It was very exciting to interact with the other delegates and I really enjoyed both the performance and the workshop. Great crowd, great questions, great atmosphere. Your team has made the experience super easy and made me feel very welcomed.


Tanmay Bhat, Comedian: “I had a fantastic time at the Under 25 Summit. For everyone who missed it, you’ve got to be there next year and thank you for being the most loveable audience.


Malika Dua, YouTuber: “I had an amazing time interacting with my fans. Since I don’t do many live shows, this was a great opportunity to meet all my fans was really, really amazing.


Nihal Raj (Kicha), Chef: “A big thank you to the Under 25 team for boosting my confidence and giving me a great opportunity.


Kris Ashok, Musician and Tech Entrepreneur: “Initially apprehensive as I am usually the young guy in the corporate setting. This is the first time that I felt one generation older. But great energy and I had a fantastic time.


About Under 25:

Under 25 is a media and entertainment company for the youth and young. A Bangalore based organization founded by Anto Philip and Shreyans Jain in 2013 as 19-year old college students, Under 25 is involved in the live events and content space with a specific focus on the youth. The flagship event, the Under 25 Summit has traversed the country and engaged with over 50,000 individuals over the last 4 years and has in the process become India’s Largest Youth Festival. The festival brings together the best hackers, makers, entrepreneurs, musicians, chefs, bakers, designers, artists and young achievers from all over the country. Over the last 4 years, the festival has travelled to Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Mangalore, Manipal, and Bengaluru in many avatars. Some of the other properties in the live space are the Under 25 Lit Fest, Under 25 Interactive and Interview Room. In the content space, Under 25 develops in-house content and also provides consultancy to brands that are looking at reaching out to the youth.


For more information, please contact:

Sridevi Rao: +91 98441 67547 /

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