Summer festival starts in Shimla

Shimla is holding the much-awaited Shimla Summer Festival and has organized a several activities and events to welcome travelers in a majestic style this year. The festival starts today and will continue till June 6.

Stating to this progress, Shimla DC Amit Kashyap said that the festival will be initiated by Governor Acharya Devvrat and entertainers from Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Telangana, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. The folk performers from Haryana and Rajasthan will be enhancing this event with their performances.

The official also stated that the festival will be a seamless blend of classical, folk and pahadi culture, during which local performers and school children will be given ample opportunity to display their talent.

The district management will also be organizing a food festival during this event, which has been typically meant to popularise Himachali cuisine and for this purpose, a Himachali Rasoi has also been set up.

Additionally, the Tourism Industry Stake Holders Association will be organizing a heritage tour on June 4, which will take the travellers to some of the famous tourist spots in Shimla, such as the HP State Museum and Indian Institute of Advance Study (IIAS), Annandale Army Heritage Museum and many more. They said guided Heritage Walk would start from Scandal Point and end at IIAS. Such tours will be held twice a day.

So, if you visit Shimla during this time, don’t miss out.

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