Restaurant and Bar Association Nepal (REBAN), Pokhara, organizes this festival every year to welcome the English New Year.
Acting Chairperson of REBAN Pokhara, Bishwo Raj Poudel, said preparations have been made to observe the street festival organized every year for the tourism promotion of Pokhara as the silver jubilee this year.
The street festival is going to be organized in a three-kilometer area in Lakeside with the objective of promoting Pokhara as the English New Year holiday destination for domestic and foreign tourists.
Also, the festival coordinator, Poudel mentioned that this year’s street festival would be made more attractive on the occasion of the silver jubilee. The REBAN, Pokhara, organizes the festival every year under the theme ‘Eat on the streets, Enjoy on the streets’.
The organizer claimed that around 500,000 domestic and foreign tourists would visit the street festival to be organized from December 28, 2023-January 1, 2024.
Cultural programs, exhibitions of national and international foods, costumes of different communities, boat races, volleyball competitions, concerts,s and interaction on ‘Pokhara’s tourism development, promotion, opportunities and challenges’ will be the main attractions of the festival (rss).