Standing on the threshold to become a city of international standards – Surat ,the fastest growing economic hub of the country – is also the city with deepest history.

From its inception, it holds within – a pulse to search, welcome and accommodate wider cultural activity from all over India in different forms of art , craft, performing arts, films and literature.

To conserve and enhance this spirit , a five day city  festival called ,“ TAPI UTSAV” was launched by TAPI TRUST.

The name  TAPI stand for : The Art Promotion Initiatives.

Tapi Utsav is scheduled to be a  biannual event.

It is organised by the joint effort of the trust, a core group , students and support from like minded individuals and industrialists. Participation in the ustav is free for all.