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Introduction:

Shimla Summer festival offers a wide range of celebrations for not only the local people but also for the visitors from outside the state. The festival marks the glimpses of the cultural mix with several other activities like shopping, fun activities,visits and lots of other events among the lap of beautiful hill stations of Shimla.Folk performances are the main attractions of the festival where local people takes participation with utmost interest and contribution.

Time to Celebrate:

Shimla Summer festival is mostly held in the month of May

Description:

Shimla Summer festival is organised by the state government of Himachal Pradesh and the main venue of the festival is in the capital, Shimla.People from the central India who suffer the unbearable heat of month May flock towards the state especially during the festival days to enjoy chill and festivity.The major attractions of this festival are various local folk dance performances, art and handicrafts exhibition, photographs exhibition, posters exhibition, flower shows and number of competitions. There is also a unique fashion show that aims at showcasing the folk and traditional costumes of the region, along with a folk dance festival, the Red Cross Fair and numerous sports tournaments.Top most performers from the country come and participate to increase the sterling of the shows.The main objective of the Shimla Summer festival is to promote and encourage the rich tradition and culture of the state.

Arists from punjab performing during the 2nd day of international summer festival in Shimla on Wednesday.
Photo by : Amit Kanwar

Details

Date:
1 June
Time:
12:00 am
Cost:
Free
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