Despite the pandemic that has cancelled live music festivals all over the world, many are finding creative solutions to keep their tradition alive. For one, YouTubers are delighted that they can celebrate the annual YouTube Fanfest digitally this year.
While each year the Fest provides fans with the unique opportunity to meet their favourite internet star, this year it would be taking off from your living room itself.
The Fest will feature over 150 talented creators and artists from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, alongside some of the top global YouTube stars.
Lineup for YouTube fan fest 2020
The Kolaveri Di song that created hysteria when it was released. Yes, the man behind it, film composer Anirudh Ravichander will be participating for the first time. From India, you also have Harish Beniwal who is best known for his hilarious brother-sister videos.
Fitness fans would know very well the name Ranveer Allahbadia who documents his personal fitness journey through his YouTube channel. Today, he has two brands to his credit — BeerBiceps and Monk Entertainment.
Among the other stars on the tab, today include Technical Guruji, Flying Beast, Niharicka Singh who is always the one to take up women’s issues on her YouTube channel, Karriku — a fun channel for, by and of the quintessential Malayalis.
Expect some tongue-twisting moments. There’s also comedy shows from Amit Bhandana, YouNick and Indrani Biswas and the duo from Jordindian who comprise two close friends, Vineeth Kumar and Naser Al Azzeh. The name “Jordindian” has an association with their respective ethnic backgrounds; Naser is from Jordan and Vineeth from South India, hence Jordanian.
Here is the full schedule of the festival:
• October 11, 2020 – Clayton Hogermeer & The All-Star Band
• October 18, 2020 – The Fanculous
• October 25, 2020 – Tejas
• November 1, 2020 – Nikhil D’sSouza
• November 8, 2020 – Ankur Tewari & The Ghalat Family
• November 15, 2020 – The Colour Compound
• November 22, 2020 – Bombay Brass
• November 29, 2020 – Pentagram
• December 6, 2020 – Nothing Anonymous
• December 13, 2020 – Raghav Meattle
• December 20, 2020 – The Koniac Net
• December 27, 2020 – SURPRISE ACT!
The show will be live-streamed on YouTube’s Fanfest official YouTube Channel today at 2.30 pm.