Kirron Kher Inaugurates Chandigarh Carnival 2018

Chandigarh, 23rd November, 2018:

The most awaited annual event of the City Beautiful, the Chandigarh Carnival 2018 was today inaugurated by Smt. Kirron Kher, Hon’ble Member of Parliament, at leisure Valley Chandigarh in the presence of Sh. Jitender Yadav, IAS, Director Tourism and other officers from Chandigarh Administration and Municipal Corporation.

The Member of Parliament flagged off the Carnival Parade showcasing the  beautiful and creative floats designed by the students of Arts College, CITCO and Chandigarh Tourism (depicting the major tourist spots in Chandigarh), Education Department, Home Science College.

The floats designed on the Gandhi theme had different components depicting the lifestyle of the iconic leader. The colorful rally went around the City and attracted the denizens to the much loved Chandigarh Carnival. For car lovers, a Vintage car display has been set up at the Government Museum & Art Gallery, Sector 10, Chandigarh.

As a special gesture to commemorate the150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Smt. Kirron Kher released the huge bunch of white balloons to spread the message of peace and harmony.

The Chandigarh Carnival 2018 consist of stalls exhibited by various academies, NGO’s & Govt. Departments who have displayed various art & crafts. The day long Cultural Programmes by various artists/performers, Amusement Park, Joy rides  with various fun & frolic activities & Cartoon characters attracted the people.

To satiate the appetite of food lovers, food Stalls have been installed by CIHM, AIHM, CITCO and much more. The 1st day of the Grand Carnival 2018 witnessed a Bollywood Musical Nite LIVE by “SHAAN” which unfolded at 7:00 p.m. . Shaan performed on his famous melodies which enthralled the audience.

The Grand Carnival aims at providing a common platform to the residents, wherein they can come and share their talent with the masses. All the three days of the Carnival are well planned and packed with numerous activities. Competitions and events for every generation and taste of people are framed, so that everybody gets a chance to showcase their talent.

Tomorrow, there will be a thunderous performance by Punjabi singer Harbhajan Mann.

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