April 20, 2021, Tuesday
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Festival at Rainaskot: Resurrecting tourism post-pandemic

Festival at Rainaskot: Resurrecting tourism post-pandemic

Lamjung – Rainaskot is observing a Tourism Festival, aimed at promoting tourism in the area to uplift the industry massively impacted by the global pandemic.

“Save Rural Culture! Let’s Enhance Sports!” slogan is hoarded around the popular areas to inform about the three-day festival at Rainaskot Rural Municipality – 9 organized by Rainaskot Community Homestay Committee.

Singha Bahadur Thapa, Mayor of the municipality said that the festival will be instrumental in a tourism promotional campaign that will cross beyond region and even beyond Nepal. The local government at Lamjung is focusing on promoting Rainaskot as the main tourist hotspot to attract internal and also international tourists.

Dev Bahadur Thapa, Chairperson of Ward 9, highlighted the significance of the programme in terms of cultural preservation along with the economical and social benefits especially in the rural tourism development.

Khadga Bahadur Gurung, Chairperson of Rainaskot Community Homestay Management Committee briefed that the festival is the first of its kind in the area, focused and equipped towards appeasing the international tourists.

The festival will be filled with culturally rich performances from the local artists and some popular singers in the area, organizers shared.