One day street festival is set to be organized in Pokhara on September 27 on the occasion of the World Tourism Day.
Organised every year on this occasion, the venue for the fair this year will be from Fishtail Gate to Barahi Chowk in Lake Side. The festival will starts from 5 pm to 10 pm, said the event organiser, Restaurant & Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) at a press conference here today. Nepal Tourism Board is the promoter for the event.
Varities of domestic and foreign dishes, various ethnic cultural dances, Gandarva songs, Lakhe dances, Panche Baza and various adventure sports will be the attraction of the fair, said the programme coordinator Bikash Bhattarai, also the REBAN General Secretary.
On the occasion, the REBAN acting president Bishwo Paudel stressed the need for carrying out touristic activists by linking tourism, the major basis for country’s economic development, with various aspects. He also pointed out the ‘important’ role of media-persons in the promotion of tourism.
Similarly on the occasion, the Pokhara Tourism Council will organise ‘Pokhara International Airport and World Tourism Bazaar’, said Council General Secretary Sanjaya Kanta Sigdel. During the period, 10 journalists from various cities of neighbouring India will be invited to observe various touristic destinations of the tourist city, Pokhara, he said.
Similarly, interactions with country managers of airlines operating international flights will also be organised. Out of approximately 24 airlines operating international flights at present, representatives from 10 will take part in the interactions, he said.