The International Yoga Festival is an event that keeps the legacy of Yoga, the ancient science alive. Every year the state tourism department along with Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board in Rishikesh takes effort to bring together the practitioners of Yoga. In the midst of the beautiful Himalayas in Rishikesh along the banks of river Ganga, many learned saints and yogis have practiced yoga and now in these serene sanctified lands, crowds from international locales practice the holistic science. The birthplace of Yoga, Rishikesh, the Yoga Capital of India organizes a week long annual International Yoga Festival.
The republic of Indonesia participated at the event. From VITO – New Delhi Mr. Sanjay Sondhi attended the yoga event along with the delegation on 2nd of march 2017.