A 15-day Ramdhan festival commenced Tuesday evening at Kashmir Haat, here, with the aim to relive the spirit of festivity of this holy month.
The festival is being organized by Department of Industriesand Commerce, Kashmir in collaboration with Department of Culture, J&K.
To make the evenings mystic, the Naatia performances byfamous Naat Khawns singers of Kashmir will be the main attraction of thisfestival besides, the food stalls of Kashmiri cuisine and food processing unitswill add to the charm of the festival.
Kashmir's know singers including Rashid Jehangir, MuneerMir, Waheed Jeelani, Zahida Taranum, Rashid Hafiz, Aijaz Sahir, Aijaz Rah,Gulzar Ganai, Manzoor Shah, Shazia Bashir , Qaisar Nizami, Shafi Sopori, RajaBilal, Rehamatullah Khan, Farooq Ahmed Khokhar, Naseemul Haq, Kifayat Faheem,Qazi Rafi will be performing during thisfortnight festival, besides other artists will enthral the audience with their performances.
The organizers informed that the festival will also help inmaking the venue more vibrant and it will help in developing an interfacebetween the Industry and common masses. The Department has decided to keep theentry, free-of-cost, for the public, to increase the participation.
At least 32 stall have been setup by the Department ofIndustries and Commerce, Department of Handicraft, Department of Handloom,J&K Khadi and Village Industries Board JKI and J&K Handloom DevelopmentCorporation where various items will be made available for the sale to public.These includes handicraft , handloom products , food items , food processingunits products .Special discount will also be on offer for the products ondisplay.