To finalize the programme schedule of Ladakh Festival 2019, a meeting was chaired by Sachin Kumar Vaishya, Deputy Commissioner with district officers and other stakeholders at DC conference Hall on 8 August.
Various committees were formed to ensure smooth conduct of the festival in Leh.
Moses Kunzang, ADDC, Leh informed that Ladakh Festival will be held from 1 to 4 September and cultural glimpses of Ladakh including Monastic Mask Dances, Thangka exhibition, archery competition, polo matches, handicraft and handloom exhibitions would be the major attractions of Ladakh festival. He briefed the committees of their tasks and responsibilities and asked the officers to perform their roles efficiently to make the festival successful.
To give festive colour and flavour to Ladakh festival, Sachin Kumar stressed on beautification and decoration of main venues and Leh market.
He asked the concern committee for advance and wide publicity of Ladakh Festival to attract maximum participation of foreign and domestic tourists which he said is the ultimate objective of this festival.
To give a new look to the festival, few suggestions like the opening of a selfie-point with Ladakhi outfit for the tourists, invitation to few Foreign Diplomats to attend the festival, enhanced hospitality and arrangement of separate enclosures for tourists at the venues were put forth by the stakeholders attending the meeting.