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Friday, April 23, 2010

South-West Asia Vegetarian Congress

South-West Asia Vegetarian Congress
Oct. 30 – Nov. 2/2010, Bangalore, India

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." 
~Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Father of the Non-violent Political Struggle in India~

The International Vegetarian Union (IVU) together with the Indian Vegan Society is hosting the first South-West Asia Vegan/Vegetarian Congress in Bangalore, India from October 30 till November 2, 2010!

Why is veganism good for the body and mind?
How does veganism contribute to protecting the environment?
How can we promote the values of veganism?

These are just some of the questions that will be discussed during the Congress. Apart from the discussions, there will be traditional music, excursions, and opportunity to interact with individuals from 20 different countries. Participants can also enjoy the vast array of vegan-organic dishes that would be served during the Congress!! The venue of the Congress is E-Inn, a luxury star vegetarian/vegan hotel in Bangalore.

About the for the Congress

The International Vegetarian Union (IVU) founded in 1908 is a global network of independent organizations that promote vegetarianism/veganism, worldwide. For more details about IVU, please visit their website by clicking here

The Indian Vegan Society promotes a healthier, environment friendly lifestyle by spreading awareness about veganism. For more details, please visit their website by clicking here

Registration and other details

For more details on the Congress – the schedule of the program, the speakers, details of the venue, registration process, fee, menu, accommodation, and so on please click here.

For the registration form, please click here.

For quick queries and more information, please write to Mr. Shankar Narayan, IVU Coordinator for India, South and West Asia at

Hope you can come and make this event a grand success! Do not miss the elaborate vegan menu that will be served at the conference.

Update as on June 11/2010: Stalls are available at the Conference for Vegan businesses and animal organizations. For details, please contact Mr. Shankar Narayan at the email address given above.

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