The 18th edition of Pokhara Street Festival is set to welcome new year 2017 and bid farewell to year 2016. The festival is being organized by the Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal(REBAN) – Pokhara from December 28 to Jan 1. This year’s edition of the festival is under the banner “Let’s eat in the streets, dance and revel.”
At a press conference , Festival’s Coordinator, Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai, said the 18th edition of the street festival – being held annually during the same time and for the same period of time – will bear the banner ‘Let’s eat in the streets, dance and revel’. REBAN – Pokhara Chairman, Chau Bahadur Gurung, said the street festival will span 3.5 km from Lakeside to Sahid Chowk to Patan of Khaharedihi.
The Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN) and Hotel Association decided to give discount on the occasion of New Year eve 2017. From December 28, 2016 to January 1, 2017 there will be discount in restaurant recipes as per the menu apart from hotel in and around the Lakeside, Festival’s Coordinator, Gopi Bahadur Bhattarai, said.
‘We have expected that about 1,500 to 2,000 will spend by one person’ he said. As a program of attraction there will be different cultural program shown, performance of artists, folk song, and comedy. And different game competition, documentaries and photo exhibition of adventurous & entertaining activities.