Coimbatore: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar will be in Coimbatore to set the ball rolling for the finale of Isha Gramotsavam to be held on September 4 at Codissia Grounds in Coimbatore.
As many as 640 teams took part in the kabbadi, volleyball (for men) and throwball (for women) matches, in an effort to take home the Isha Rejuvenation Cup. The participants aren't just youngsters, as the team had players who are even 70-year-old grandmothers and housewives. The tournament turned out to be an opportunity for every villager to revel in the joy of the game and the spirit of competition and collaboration, said a release.
The winners of all these matches will receive their trophies from 'Master Blaster' Sachin Tendulkar and Sadhguru at 6:30 pm. Also the final of volleyball and throwball matches will take place in the evening at 4 pm. Organised with an aim to revive the rural spirit and bring a culture of celebration into people's lives, traditional games, indigenous music, cultural programs and village food festival will begin from 10 am.
The final eight teams are gearing up for the title matches and will be held at the venue. From 10 am onwards, traditional village games including kabaddi, uri adi (hit the pot), silambaatam (stick fighting) and valukamaram (pole climbing) and village food festival will be held. At 4 pm, Isha Rejuvenation Cup 2015 finals men’s volleyball and women’s throwball will be held, while the closing ceremony and prize distribution by Sachin, Sadhguru’s talk and culturals will be held at 6.30pm. For more details contact: 9442515254
Location: Tamil Nadu