Kathmandu: The second Nagarkot festival is to be held to make the Visit Nepal Year-2020 a success. The main slogan of the festival is, “Natural heritage, art, and culture and tourism development; bases for Nagarkot progress’.
Preparations are over for the festival to be held at Batase hill on 24-26 January, shared Nabin Gurung, chairperson of the host organization, Nagarkot Naldum Tourism Development Committee. Once you can take the joy of the beautiful landscape of Ganesh, Langtang and Gaurishanker Himalayan range from the hill.
A big number of domestic and foreign tourists come here to enjoy the panoramic view of the 11 Himalayan range including the world’s highest peak Mount Everest as well as sunrise and sunset. The festival aiming at attracting more tourists to tourism site Nagarkot is to be held at the estimated cost of Rs 4.6 million, informed committee’s vice-chair Dhan Bahadur Lama.
The festival, to coincide with Sonam Lhosar, will have 60-70 exhibition stalls and preparation is being made to get sponsorship from Nepal Tourism Board, Changunarayan municipality, Mandan Deupur municipality, hotel entrepreneurs and other entrepreneurs.
The festival will have stalls exhibiting food varieties, local agro products, indigenous art and culture, and tourism promotion. There will be cultural and musical performances from 13 noted singers, artists and comedians during the festival (RSS).
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