High profile event of “Vitasta Cultural Festival” all set to begin tomorrow

SRINAGAR, June 22: The third and final high profile event of “Vitasta Cultural Festival” is all set to begin tomorrow with all pomp and show at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC), located on the picturesque banks of Dal Lake, popularly known as “Srinagar’s Jewel’.

Union Home Minister, Amit Shah would be inaugurating the carnival.

Apart from esteemed presence of Home Minister, a multitude of distinguished dignitaries from Jammu and Kashmir, as well as other parts of the country, including Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha and Union Minister of State for Culture, Meenakashi Lekhi, will also grace this momentous occasion, scheduled to be held from June 23 to 25.

The grand festival, named after the ancient Vedic name of Jhelum River, aims to bring to life Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s, vision of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ (One India, Great India) under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav initiative. The festival being organised by the Union Ministry of Culture through the North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, is the last in the series of three programmes of ‘Vitasta’. Earlier, this festival was organised in Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and Pune (Maharashtra).

The dignitaries will also visit the exhibition and art camp organised at the venue.

The entry of the attendees would be strictly on the entry cards being issued by the organisers. All the participants are compulsory required to bring their invitation letters for entry to the event.