By Jagpreet Sandhu,Chandigarh, November 22 : To coincide with the onset of winter the Chandigarh Administration is going to organize the mega tourism event “ Chandigarh Carnival” from 25th November to 27th November 2011. The ongoing work related to Carnival is simultaneously being undertaken by College of Art at the Carnival village and on the college premises for the floats and tableaux. The Carnival village infrastructure and stalls are being made on the theme “Jaadunagiri-explore the magical world”. J & K shall be the partner of this Carnival with showcasing of their art, tradition and Culture.
While addressing the Media in a press conference Finance Secretary cum Secretary Tourism Sh.V.K.Singh stated that the three day event will have lot of activities of Fun & Frolic, cultural performances by artists of different states arranged by NZCC and special magical shows at the Carnival village.
The USP of carnival has been kept the Film city based on Kashmir Bollywood theme by ITFT alongwith J &K Tourism. The Film city would replicate the essential characteristics of the beautiful Kashmir valley and is being dedicated to the Bollywood legend Shammi Kapoor. Sh V.K Singh also said that there would be Shikara, House boats, snowfall and many other features which will make the film city unique and shall be major attraction amongst cine lovers and youngsters..The visitors shall have the evocative feel of Jammu & Kashmir with the setting up of film city in the Carnival village, he added.
For cultural and musical events renowned Bollywood singer Amit Kumar & Sumit Kumar, sons of legendary music singer Kishore Kumar and live musical Punjabi nite by Harbhajan Mann on 26th & 27th November 2011 has been organized too.
The whole Carnival village shall be illuminated with special lighting effects during the evening hours, adding magic to the Jadunagri theme of the Carnival.