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Gulmarg Festival 2023: Showcasing Jammu and Kashmir as an All-Weather Tourist Paradise

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The Gulmarg Festival 2023, organized with the aim of boosting tourism in the region and projecting Jammu and Kashmir as an all-weather tourist destination, concluded on a high note. The event, a vibrant celebration of local talent and sports, offered visitors a taste of the rich cultural diversity and natural beauty of the valley.

The festival featured an array of captivating musical performances by renowned local artists, leaving the audience spellbound. Adding star power to the event, Bollywood celebrity Vicky Kaushal graced the stage and enthralled the crowd with his presence. The festival, undoubtedly a mega-hit, served as the perfect platform to showcase the tourism potential and talent pool that the valley possesses.

To further elevate the excitement, the festival featured a wide range of adventure activities, including tethered Hot Air Balloon displays, Hiking, Zip Line, Zorbing Ball, Bubble Soccer, Horse & Pony Races, and a thrilling Cycling Marathon. These activities not only provided entertainment but also showcased the breathtaking natural landscapes that Gulmarg has to offer.

The final day of the event saw the presence of Lt Gen Rajiv Ghai, Chinar Corps Commander, who graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. He praised the Gulmarg Festival as a unique grand show that effectively portrays Gulmarg’s significance as a crucial tourist destination on the global map. The General also extended his congratulations to all the artists whose jaw-dropping performances left the audience mesmerized.

As a testament to the festival’s success, winners of various competitions held as part of the event were felicitated by the Chief Guest, further encouraging and acknowledging the local talent.

The Gulmarg Festival 2023 marks a significant milestone in promoting Jammu and Kashmir’s tourism potential. Through meticulous planning, overwhelming support, and active participation from tourists visiting Gulmarg, the festival succeeded in showcasing the region’s diverse cultural heritage, breathtaking landscapes, and the warmth of its people. With such initiatives, Jammu and Kashmir are poised to emerge as a year-round tourist paradise, welcoming travelers from around the world to experience its beauty and culture.

Aadil Akbar
Aadil Akbar
Special Correspondent (Jammu and Kashmir) - The author is a young journalist working in the field since the past 6 years. He has covered politics and human interest stories including war-like situation the Kashmir valley.


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