Bunga Mahotsav to promote tourism (Photo Feature)
'Bunga Mahotsav' was completed at Bungamati in Lalitpur on Saturday.The festival was organized with the aim of reviving the religious, cultural and historical Newari settlement Bungamati that was devastated by the earthquake. A large presence of natives and foreigners was seen in the festival organized with the aim of promoting Bungamati.
Mayor of Lalitpur Chiribabu Maharjan inaugurated the festival. Bhushan Shilpkar, co-founder of Echoes in the Valley informed that the festival was organized with the support of European Union, UN Habitat, Lumanti, CIUD, IHS and Sabha Nepal in conjunction with Echoes in the Valley.
The festival was organized from 9 am to 7 pm. Traditional instruments, musical tunes, dance along with Newari food, carpentry, handicrafts and traditional skills were displayed in the festival.
Photo: AP Tolang