[Event] YouTube FanFest dates announced!

YouTube FanFest

On Saturday, March 3 YouTube will kick off its road to Fanfest with a five city tour across Hyderabad (March 3), Chennai (March 4), Bangalore (March 10), Delhi (March 17) and finally Mumbai (March 23).

Produced by Branded Ltd., and Sponsored by 5-Star, Sprite, Hero and Maruti NEXA, the 2018 edition of the YouTube Fanfest will be the biggest talent extravaganza, bringing together established and emerging YouTube stars and their fans from across India and around the world.

The stellar lineup for this year includes some of the biggest global YouTube stars! Getting up close and personal with thousands of fans will be renowned magician and America’s Got Talent finalist Collins Key (10 million subs on YouTube);  American YouTube creator and popular viner, author, comedian, singer-songwriter Gabbie Hanna (5.3 million subs on YouTube) and dance sensation Matt Steffanina (7.3 million subs on YouTube) who took the internet by storm with his moves on ‘Mi Gente’ last year.

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Joining them on the fanfest stage at Jio Gardens Mumbai will be Indian YouTube stars BB Ki VinesMelvin LouisGirliyapaNeha KakkarAshish Chanchlani among others.

 Satya Raghavan, Entertainment Head, YouTube in India, said — Indian creators are on a meteoric rise. Last year, we only had 12 creators with 1 million subscribers. This year that number has grown to 100. That’s 7 creators crossing 1 million subscribers every single month. What’s even more incredible is the diverse nature of the platform that welcome creators from all parts of the country. We are seeing more creators coming from smaller cities and finding a nationwide and global audience on YouTube. Now in its fifth year, YouTube FanFest has truly become a showcase for talent that everyone aspires to be a part of and brings together the best of India and the world on the same platform. “

“This is the first time YouTube FanFest is coming to multiple cities across India and that’s because we want to celebrate the diversity and passion of YouTube communities in the country.” – he added.

Jasper Donat, CEO of Branded, co-producers of YouTube FanFest, said — “This FanFest is going to see the biggest line up of YouTube stars in more locations than ever before. More stars, more cities, more fun and more screaming fans in one of YouTube’s largest Asian fan bases.”

Over the years, Indian YouTube creators have captured the imagination of youth and got fan love from around the world.

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This year’s live show and festival, will witness more than 21,000 screaming fans in the audience across 5 cities, who will get face-to-face with over 55 YouTube stars, local internet sensations, and up-and-coming talent, performing live on stage, making it the biggest YouTube FanFest ever.

Taking the excitement for the 2018 edition a notch higher, will be a diverse mix of music, comedy, magic, dance and fashion creators from India, including Ashish ChanchlaniBe You Nickand Melvin Louis in Mumbai, MahathalliVIVA and Chai Bisket in Hyderabad; Madras MeterPut Chutney and Smile Settai in Chennai;  Abish MathewSnG Comedy and Jord Indian in Bangalore, Technical GurujiAksh Baghla and Carry Minati in New Delhi.

The YouTube FanFest is all about interacting with awesome people like yourself so don’t hesitate and book your free entry to the biggest, snazziest and most exciting fanfest ever! Full line-up can be viewed on the YouTube FanFest India website.


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