Celebration of weeklong Ladakh Festival begins at Leh

Celebration of the week long annual Ladakh Festival has begun at Leh town in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir.

The festival has been organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism department in collaboration with the concerned stakeholders. The festival is celebrated to extend the short tourism season of Ladakh.

During the festival traditional, ethnic, religious, cultural life of the people in Ladakh region is presented before the visiting tourists. Apart from it photo exhibition, handicraft exhibition, polo match and traditional archery match and music concert are organized.

The Ladakh festival was started in 1980’s in order to promote tourism in Ladakh region and make it one of the tourist destination of the country.

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