Thursday, April 21, 2011

Four-day Fazilka Hertiage Festival to begin tomorrow

Our Correspondent

Fazilka, April 19
The Graduates Welfare Association, Fazilka, (GWAF) would organise the fifth 'Fazilka Heritage Festival-2011' from April 21 to 24 with association of the Punjab Heritage and Tourism Promotion Board at the local Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Park (Pratap Bagh) and at historical Clock Tower.

Association President Umesh Chander Kukar said an annual Art, food and culture festival would be designed on scientific theme 'Clean and green Fazilka'. Brig Arul Dennis would inaugurate the festival.

The main highlight of the Fazilka heritage festival this year would be special nights dedicated to teachers, children, women and youth. On April 21, the dedicated teachers, on April 22 adorable kids, on April 23 women achievers and on April 24, the youths, who had brought laurels to Fazilka, would be honoured.

The famous Clock Tower would be decorated during the festival. "Besides promoting the vibrancy of the culture of the border town, the event would also help in establishing Fazilka as a brand city," said GWAF patron Dr Bhupinder Singh and general secretary Navdeep Asija.

During the festival, rock show, Bangla Theatre, sham-e-ghazal, folk dances, shopping, Fazilka virasat bhawan, books and art craft exhibition would be displayed.

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