Children living in slums will also perform. Qawwali performances, musical drama and poetry meet will also be feature in the carnival. The festival will end with a tribute to former late president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam with an evening of Urdu poetry titled "Shaam-e-Kalaam".
"This is also a new beginning to make Delhi as a hub of art and culture. More such big events will be held in Delhi," he added. No invitation cards would be required to attend these programmes, he said.