Chandigarh, April 9:- Chandigarh is all set to celebrate “Festival of Baisakhi”. The Governor of Punjab and Administrator Chandigarh Administration, General (Retd.) S. F. Rodrigues will inaugurate the four-day festival at Rock Garden at 5.15 pm on April 11. The festival will commence with the mesmerizing performances by North Zone Culture Centre (NZCC) artists at 5.30 pm at the Rock Garden, Phase III and a rocking Folk Nite by Ms. Dolly Guleria at 6.30 pm at the same venue. The second day of the festival will start with the cultural programmes by NZCC artists from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. The same day will also have
classical performances by Ustad Mazhar Ali Khan, Ustad Jawaad Ali Khan, Vocalists of Patiala Kasur Gharana at 6.00 pm. On the third day NZCC artists would enthrall the audience with their colorful performances from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.There would also be performances by Isha Foundation at 5.00 pm. A dose of laughter in form of a Hasya Kavi Sammelan is being organized at 6.00 at Rock Garden, Pahse III, for the fun loving people of Chandigarh. For the art and theatre loving people a Hindi Play Court Martial at 6.30 pm at Punjab Kala Bhawan, Sector 16 would be conducted.The four day festival will conclude with a Mega Musical Nite by Pammi Bhai at 7.00 pm. NZCC artists will entertain the visitors from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.The four-day festival is being organized for the second time by UT Administration to celebrate the major festival of Baisakhi. No tickets or passes are required for all the aforesaid programmes.