Chandigarh tourism gearedup for Chandigarh carnival

Oct 08, 2018 20:11 | Chandigarh

 

Chandigarh, 8th October, 2018: A meeting was held today at U.T Secretariat under the chairmanship of Sh. Jitender Yadav , IAS, Director, Tourism, Chandigarh Administration to discuss the preparations for the celebration of year Chandigarh Carnival 2018.

 

The Chandigarh Carnival is the most awaited event of the year, which will be organised from 23rd to 25th November this year at the Open Ground opposite to the Museum & Art Gallery, sector-10, Chandigarh. The theme of this year’s carnival will be “GANDHI GRAM” in commemoration to the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

All the three days of the Chandigarh Carnival will be well planned and packed with numerous activities centered on the theme of “GANDHI GRAM”. The Carnival will showcase Carnival Parade consisting of various Floats & Tableaux, various cultural & fun activities, exhibition of vintage cars, joy rides for the kids, various Runs & Walkathons, display of art & food delicacies and performances by famous Bollywood and Punjabi singers.

 

An annual event organized by the Chandigarh Administration, the Grand Carnival aims at promoting the talent of the city and providing them a valid platform for the same. The main attraction of the Carnival includes a fantastic parade where one gets to see floats prepared by the students of Arts College. These floats based on varied themes are decorated with colourful papers in the shape of cartoon characters.