On World Heritage Day, April 18 – also known as the International Day for Monuments and Sites – EPIC Channel will be broadcasting a special line up of its premium shows, highlighting India’s well known cultural and architectural heritage.
India is home to 37 World Heritage Sites officially recognized by the UN and the UNESCO and to raise awareness of the importance of protecting various heritage sites around the world. The strong programming line-up includes episodes from the acclaimed travel-history series ‘Ekaant’.
The channel will also broadcast two EPIC Specials: ‘Jungle ke Baahubali’ which is a crusade into India’s scenic and unique wetland canvases and the spectacular wildlife in them.
This 2-part film also features the wild Asian Elephant and the One Horned Indian Rhinoceros filmed in its natural environment. Another EPIC Special, Rampath which is recognized by UNESCO as the world’s best field Ramleela and categorized as a UNESCO intangible heritage is a narrative on the Ramleela art form performed on the roads of Jaswant Nagar, India.
From the ancient streets of Champaner to Shivaji’s sea fort stronghold of Vijaydurg viewers can witness some of the most iconic sites across the country. From one of the greatest universities of ancient times – the learning centre of Nalanda to the extensive ruins of Hampi and the impossibly large fort of Kumbalgarh the day will extoll and explain some of India’s most cherished tangible and intangible heritage.
Binge watch these landmark historical sites on this World Heritage Day on April 18, 12.30 pm to 7 pm only on EPIC Channel.