Pokhara street festival to start from December 28

CHIPLEDHUNGA: The Pokhara street festival is to be held this year at Phewa Lakeside from December 28 to January 1.

Various activities will be organised this year too during the event, which is held every year to mark New Year's day as per the Gregorian calendar.

The event is going to be organised by Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN).

This will be the 20th edition of the street festival which has proved significant for promotion of tourism in Pokhara, said REBAN Chair Budharaj Bhujel. The street festival shall cover a distance of three kilometres from Sahid Chok to Dihikopatan.

A 26-member festival organising committee has also been formed under the leadership of REBAN Chair Bhujel.