Eye on India is an annual literary and cultural festival that presents the best of traditional and contemporary Indian art, literary and cultural forms to local audiences. The program includes a mix of art exhibits, debates and discussion panels, cultural performances, and collaborations with local artists and groups in the city of Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and the surrounding suburbs. Eye on India has established itself as the leading festival of India in the diverse cultural calendar of North America.
The Festival will feature acclaimed artists and speakers including award-winning author Rana Dasgupta, prominent theater personalities Rajat Kapoor and Kalki Koechlin, contemporary musicians Sonam Kalra and the Sufi Gospel Project, Fareed Haque, and the Saxophone Sisters, award-winning filmmaker Prashant Bhargava and expert on Indian business, the ex-MD of Microsoft India, Ravi Venkatesan.
In the 2014 Edition, Eye on India will also present, Eye on Innovation, a weekend of unique and interactive programming that celebrates the life and work of entrepreneurs in creative and technical fields.