Kashmir Folk Festival Reaches Zabarwan

KL Report

SRINAGAR 

As part of its two month long Kashmir folk festival the J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages today held a folk music programme at the picturesque Zabarwan park on the banks of Dal Lake.Kashmir folk festival-7

Co-sponsored by Department of Tourism, J&K, the event at Zabarwan was the first of its kind at the spot and third such programme of a series which would culminate on July 5 after traversing some known tourist destinations of Kashmir valley.

The programme at Zabarwan saw several folk groups perform amid thundering rounds of applause from an appreciative audience comprising locals as well as tourists.

The artistes who performed during the third event of the festival today included Abdul Rashid Hafiz, Fayaz Ahmad Rah, and Bashir Ahmad Shah.

Giving details Secretary Academy, Khalid Bashir Ahmad said that the festival is aimed at showcasing the rich and diverse cultural heritage of Kashmir at places where tourists visit in large numbers.

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