About Open Streets - OMG
Open Streets OMG will be held on February 21st, 2016 on M.G. Road, Bengaluru. Open Streets - OMG aims to revive the long-lost charm of the Boulevard of Bengaluru City. Traffic will be restricted between Anil Kumble Circle and the Brigade Road junction on M.G. Road between 9 AM and 9PM on this day, opening the streets for festivities that celebrate the city of Bengaluru in all its traffic-free glory. On this day, BMTC and BMRCL will extend their bus and metro services respectively to encourage people to use public transport when commuting to the event. Special arrangements for free and secure parking for bicycles will also be made around the venue.
Open Streets OMG will be host to a series of engaging activities and experiences, crafted keeping in mind people of all ages and lifestyles. The one of a kind event, aimed at bringing the city together towards the cause of a traffic free Bengaluru, will see the likes of musicians, artists and variety acts coming together to entertain people and bring new life to the street. There will be pro skateboarders showing off their high flying moves, mime acts, stilt walkers, street magicians, and caricature artists engaging the audience on the open street. There will be a variety of stalls selling curated handmade art and craft products designed by local craftspeople, as well as other best-selling products that appeal to the shopper of today. A flea market will also feature in this edition of Open Streets. There will be food trucks and hawkers serving delicacies from all over the country and cuisines of the world stationed across the venue.
Want to showcase your talent?
We invite all artists (performance arts & visual) from around Bengaluru to showcase their talent at Open Streets OMG. Please see “TO REGISTER” for further details on registration.
Categories open: Visual Art: Paintings | Sculptors | Installations | Any other unique showcase
Performance Art: Music | Dance | Theatre | Story telling | Puppetry | Any other unique showcase
Got Something to Sell?
Stall spaces available on first come first serve basis at the Rangoli Metro Art center Boulevard, and on MG Road. Please see “TO REGISTER” for further details on registration.
Food | Handicrafts | Accessories | Apparel | Murals | Any other product
To register contact personnel at The Rangoli Metro Arts Center office - Metro Boulevard, MG Road or call 080 - 22969265 to reserve your spot.
- Directorate of Urban Land Transport
- Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited
- Department of Tourism, Karnataka
- Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
- Bangalore Traffic Police
- Bangalore Police Department
- Bangalore Bruhuta Mahanagara Palike
- Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board
- Department of Forest, Ecology & Environment
- Karnataka State Pollution Control Board
- Bangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited
- Phase 1 Events and Experiences Pvt. Ltd.
For More information go through brochure .