Seventh Parbat Festival begins today

Published On: January 25, 2023 02:00 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

PARBAT, Jan 25: The seventh edition of Parbat Festival kicked off today in the district headquarters, Kushma Bazaar. 

Minister for Health and Population Padam Giri is scheduled to inaugurate the 10-day fair that aims at developing the economy and tourism in the district, said the Parbat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).

Of the total 250 stalls allocated for the festival, most have been already booked and over Rs 50 million is estimated to be transacted in the fair.

Kushma Bungee Jump, zipflyer, rafting in the Kaligandaki River, Nepal's tallest and longest suspension bridge, Kushma-Balewa Mechanical Bridge, a view of Gupteshwor and Alapeshwor caves, clothing of 'Allo', Nepali paper of 'Lokta', orange juice, honey, medicinal herbs, ginger, and national food dishes are among the main attractions of the fair, it has been said. 

Various sports competitions like volleyball, open race, archery will be organized along with musical programs. There will be an exhibition of industries, educational, and agricultural products. A photo exhibition will also be held, said the fair coordinator Thakurbi Paudel.



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