Hare Krishna National Festival 2020

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Tui Ridge

260 Anderson Road

Hamurana, Bay Of Plenty 3072

New Zealand

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Three Uplifting days of inspiration and connection. A unification of devotees from all around New Zealand

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All You Need To Know For The Upcoming Hare Krishna National Festival!

Friday 23rd October,2020

4pm- Arrival of devotees

6 pm - Gurupuja

7pm-Welcome speech by H.G Kalasamvara Prabhu

7.30 pm- Welcome Dance by Nandini

7.40pm- Vaishnava Bhajan

8.30 pm- Prasadam Followed by kirtan Continue

Saturday 24th October,2020

7am- Deity greeting, Gurupuja by H.H Devamrita Swami

Class by H.H Devamrita Swami

9am- Breakfast

9.30 am - H.H Devamrita Swami's Vyas Puja Celebration and Class by Maharaj

Hot pool for devotees who wants to go/ Children activity

2 pm- Prasadam

3pm - Game time / soccer

5pm: Kirtan Mela

7.30pm -Snacks prasadam

8pm- Drama/ Bonfire kirtan depends on weather

Sunday 25th October, 2020

7am-Deity greeting / Gurupuja kirtan by Kalasamvara Prabhu

Class by H.H Devamrita Swami

9.30am- Breakfast

11am- Harinam

1pm- Hot Pools/ Out door game time


4.00pm- Group Moderation with Prabbupada's disciple regarding NZ yatra

6.30pm- Drama/ Kirtan Mela

Monday 26th October, 2020

7am- Deity Greeting and Guru Puja kirtan by H.G Jaisila Prabhu

8am- Class by H.G Kalasamvara Prabhu

9am-Big Breakfast

10am- Rathayatra

Director- H.G Kalasamvara Prabhu

Overall Festival Overseers- Janmastami Krishna Prabhu (0210763762) and Divya Govinda Prabhu (0212563065)

Accommodation- Suryachandra Krishna Prabhu (021440940).

Kirtan and entertainment- Govinda Kinkar das (0211035050)

Head cook- Kasi Priya and Maha Nitai Prabhu

Devotee Care- Krishnachandra Prabhu (02102750487)

***** Bring your Duvet, Pillow and Sheet ***** If you wish bring your sleeping bags***

Questions & Answers

Q: When is this festival?

A: Labour weekend! 23rd October- 26th October 2020

Q: Is there any transport available to get from Auckland to Rotorua?

A: Yes, We are in the process of arranging this. For more info, please contact Suryachandra Krishna Prabhu.

Q: When should we arrive for the festival?

A: Friday 23rd October. Check in is 4pm onwards. Dinner prasad will be served at 8.30pm on the first day.

Q: What is the last day of the festival?

A: Monday 26th, after Rathyatra.

Q: Do I need to register if we aren’t staying on site?

A: Yes, we need to know how many we are catering for.

Q: How many meals will be provided daily?

A: Two meals. Prasadam will be served at 9.30am and then again at 3.30pm

Q: Will there be vegan prasad available?

A: Yes

Q: Is anyone welcome to come for this festival?

A: Yes, anyone is more than welcome!

Q: Will there be any special guests attending the festival?

A: Yes, H.H Devamrta Swami will attend this festival

Q: If I bring my family, is there a cottage I can hire?

A: Yes there are bigger places available for families but, not very many so it’ll be on a 'first in first served' basis.

Q: How much would it cost for a cottage?

A: $310 for the whole festival.

Q: Will there be activities for children?

A: Yes, more info to come.

Q: Do I need to pay beforehand or when I arrive?

A: You must send payment through asap as this is part of registering.

Q: Can we get our money back if we can’t make it?

A: Sorry, no refunds.

Q: Can I attend a day or two?

A: Yes, but there is a set amount for the festival so you would still need to pay the full price.

Q: Do I need to pay for prasadam?

A: Prasadam is free.

Q: Can I stay elsewhere in Rotorua?

A: Yes. You would still need to register but it would be no cost. Prasadam would be no cost too. We will be happy if you wish to donate any money.

Q: How much would it be for a single person to attend this festival?

A: $55 per person. You would be staying in a dormitory with other devotees. Ladies and Men will be in a separate dormitory . There will be separate dormitory for the family. Also there are other options such as caravans, Motor homes etc. Talk to Surya Chandra

We hope we covered all your questions, If you have any specific concerns or queries, please contact the person in charge of whichever category listed above.

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