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TAAN to organize Lhosar festival on Feb 172015-02-11 11:18:57


Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN) is celebrating TAAN Lhosar Festival in Thamel –the tourist hotspot in Kathmandu valley-this year in a bid to promote Lhosar festival a cultural tourism product.
 
Issuing a statement, TAAN said that the festival will see cultural performance of different ethnic groups like Gurungs, tamangs and Sherpas. The program will begin with colorful procession from Sanchayakosh building which will pass through different thoroughfares in Thamel. 

“Traditional dances like Ghatu (Gurung), tamang (Selo) and Syabru (Sherpa) will be performed on the event, said the statement, Ganesh Himal Tourism Development Committee will organize a special Mhendo La dance in Thamel,” the statement said. 

Likewise, there will be food stalls at the event venue where different communities will serve their traditions cuisines. The program will also see dissimilar entertainment fun-filled programs like live concert, modern dances and DJ session, among others.
   
TAAN plans to organize the festival every year on February 17 to promote it as a cultural tourism product, added the statement. 

Source: My republica 

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