Observed on April 18th every year, World Heritage Day is a UNESCO initiative designed to value and preserve our collective wealth – our ‘heritage’. Having salience with its own mission, EPIC – India’s only Hindi language Infotainment channel – has planned a mega line up of content this year from 12 noon to 7 pm on April 18th, taking viewers on a journey across some of the most revered heritage sites of India.
Sharing his views on the same, Akul Tripathi, Anchor – Ekaant and Content Head – EPIC TV, said, “Our historical inheritance is invaluable and warrants not just preservation but exposure far and wide. This exposure must be along with an understanding and presentation that not just educates but instills a sense of belonging and a feeling of pride towards what our ancestors have bequeathed to us. We are committed to this endeavor with our special showcase this World Heritage Day.”
Great architecture is fuelled by imagination and a fascinating fusion of art and science. From strategically placed towers designed to study the stars to impressive and awe-inspiring tombs, Indian architecture has pushed the limits of engineering and design. Sanrachna – an EPIC Original explores these architectural wonders and how the makers of these marvels made them without the aid of modern mechanics and machinery. Watch the Magnificent Getaways, visit the Monolithic Structures and decode the Astronomical Wonders with host Vaibhavi Upadhyaya on this World Heritage Day.
Also listed are popular episodes from Ekaant – a renowned travel series, anchored by Akul Tripathi, who takes viewers on a journey across the abandoned historic locations of India. Revisit untold stories from the ruins of Hampi, the international learning center of Nalanda, the massive fort of Kumbalgarh and many more fascinating places in episodes of Ekaant.
Tune in to the Trivago presents World Heritage Day showcase on April 18, 12 noon to 7 pm on EPIC TV.