While students from foreign countries have been part of the festival for long, this year they will even get to participate in the competitions and will be treated on a par with all the students. This fest, "Mood Indigo World-fest-2012" will be held in the third week of December, will see a random of 15-25 students from each of these above mentioned five countries.
The random students will be visiting the city with an aim to promote cultural exchange between countries. The students will not only participate in workshops, but will also hold exhibitions, showcase their talent in cultural events, drama, folk events, drums etc.
The co-ordinator of Mood Indigo 2012, Vaibhav Choudary said "This year's World-fest is aimed at promoting India and Mumbai as safe tourist destinations. Also, students from these five countries will be treated on a par with Indian students in all competitions, so that they can gauge themselves on the International scale".
Vaibhav added that the festival will have around 100-150 foreign students, who are on a sponsored trip by their respective embassies. The institute has collaborated with Ferris-wheel Entertainment to produce the Mood Indigo World-fest-2012. "The major attraction of the festival will be the carnival, which is expected to have around 200 international performers from the US, Australia and other countries on one platform this year", he added.