Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Fazilka gears up for heritage fest

http://www.tribuneindia.com/2007/20071119/bathinda.htm#8
Fazilka, November 18The second food art and cultural festival —- Fazilka Heritage Festival: Mehak Sarhad Di-2007 – will be organised here from November 22 to 25 next. The festival, aimed at promoting the culture of Fazilka at international level, would be organised by the Graduate Welfare Association, Fazilka.
It will also promote Punjabiat and establish Fazilka as a brand city that in turn supports local handicraft, workers, sweet makers and is likely to generate employment opportunity through tourism in the region.
Padam Shree Pushpa Hans Nite would be one of highlights of the heritage festival.
A folk dance night to commemorate Baba Pokhar Singh, founder of Jhumar dance, Kanwar Mohinder Singh Bedi “Sahar” night, a poetical evening to commemorate renowned Urdu Poet “Sahar” of Fazilka, Live DJ performances and shows in front of Fazilka’s historical clock tower on the pattern of Jhankata Penda Gali Gali, screening of Punjabi and Hindi movies, would also be organised during the fest.
“Fauz”, a live band and special performances by the Indian Armed Forces to commemorate the saviours of Fazilka town, “Paridhan” a fashion event based on the theme “Fazilka Revisited” and Fazilka Carnival would be the other attractions during the festival.
Lectures and live show with “ArriveSafe” theme by a Chandigarh-based NGO to promote road safety wil also be displayed at the festival.

1 comment:

harman said...

You guys are doing a great job, holding the festival, preserving the heritage and spreading education & awareness amongst the residents.

Would ensure to be there during the next fest.

Harman S Sidhu