Every year Manali draws huge influx of tourists from all over the world and the winter carnival time is the best time to come to Manali.
What can one look forward to being in Manali during Winter Carnival?
The first Winter Carnival dates back to 1977 and was a thoughtful product of the then founder of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Harnam Singh. The institute was looking for growing prospects then. It was a tourism initiative with water and snow sports as main attraction with these resources ample during winter in Manali.
Solang slopes get ready for open skiing contests and these draw young and enthusiastic skiers, professional and amateurs. Not just skiing Manali hosts a variety of cultural events. However, it is in the recent times that culture and winter sporting events go hand in hand at the Winter Carnival Manali. Events such as carnival parade which witnesses parade of participants dressed colorfully reflecting ethnicity of the state Himachal Pradesh is a sheer delight to the eyes. The cultural extravaganza has many contests that reflect Indian culture while not alienating fun element from it.
These include folk dance contest, winter queen contest, personality contest, film dance contest, fancy dress, classical dance, western dance, street play, talent show, so on and all of these draw huge crowds. The contests are open to youth clubs across India for a small entry fee. While the state derives benefit through the carnival in terms of tourism revenue, it’s a great opportunity for youth clubs to showcase their talent at the country’s national level foreign visitors get a sneak peek into the culture of the state and India in general. The first National Manali Winter Carnival is scheduled to be held from January 9th through 13th 2013 and the hill station town is gearing up for the big show in the coming month.
If you have plans to visit Manali, Winter Carnival is the time to visit. There are many staying options to suit everyone’s taste and if you are not on budget constraints then luxury hotels in Manali that epitomize luxury and comfort are waiting to treat you to your delight. Known to be the resplendent staying options these are known for providing par excellent hospitality. There are many luxury cottages in Manali that record one of the highest occupancy rates of the country; they can be good option to stay and enjoy the carnival.
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