~ set to debut in March 2024 ~
~ Aims to celebrate and elevate urban culture and communities in India ~
26th October 2023; Mumbai India:
Viacom18’s experiential & LIVE entertainment business, Viacom18 LIVE, more popularly known as the official curators of Vh1 Supersonic (India’s first multi-genre music & lifestyle festival), are all set to introduce another unique and experiential festival, ‘Vh1 Lift Off’. This new IP will be a landmark event that is set to bring together a host of experiences and sub-cultures, elevating India’s urban cultural scene.
Set in the cultural hub of the country; Mumbai, Vh1 Lift Off is set to redefine the experiential and urban cultural landscape in India. As a celebration of 50 Years of Hip Hop and built with its culture and its community at heart, the IP aims to work towards creating a platform which is both relevant and beneficial to creators, brands, and consumers alike. Its first edition will focus on sub-cultures like art, fashion/street fashion and dance, while music and Hip Hop, will be at the heart of it. Addressing a unique gap in India’s experiential urban sub-culture landscape, Vh1 Lift Off, unlike any other large-scale culture platform in the country, broadens the narrative beyond music and encompasses a multitude of subcultures. It speaks directly to the youth of today, offering an additive cultural experience that resonates with their diverse interests.
Gaurav Mashruwala – Head Viacom18 Live said, “At Viacom18, we take pride in setting the stage for a new and unparalleled cultural experience with our latest IP, ‘Vh1 Lift Off’. Vh1 Lift Off is a platform that allows us to broad-base the narrative beyond music and speak to varied subcultures and communities all at once, with the idea of ‘lifting them off’ through this platform. We are happy to bring this unparalleled experience in the culture space, knowing fully well that brands associate with the youth and sub-cultures, and therefore giving an opportunity for them to work with each other at such a large scale.”
Viacom18 live promises to continue entertaining its audiences and fans with its iconic IPs including Vh1 Supersonic and assures to amp up the entertainment quotient with culturally relevant properties like Vh1 Lift Off in a bid to enable brands to deepen connect with consumers.
About Viacom18 Media Pvt Ltd:
Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd. is one of India’s fastest growing entertainment networks and a house of iconic brands that offers multi-platform, multi-generational and multicultural brand experiences. Viacom18 defines entertainment in India by touching the lives of people through its properties on air, online, on ground, in cinemas and merchandise. Its portfolio of 38 channels across general entertainment, movies, sports, youth, music and kid’s genres delights the consumers across the country with its eclectic mix of programming. JioCinema, Viacom18’s OTT platform, is one of India’s leading streaming services and most popular destination for live sports. Viacom18 Studios has successfully produced and distributed iconic Hindi films and clutter-breaking regional films for over 13 years in India.