Over the past few years, Lucknow Mahotsava has emerged as a platform to showcase art, culture, heritage and cuisine of the City of Nawabs, and 2013 will be no exception. This year, the event is being organised from November 22 to December 2 at Regional Park, Sector-L, Ashiaana, Bangla Bazaar.
Apart from performances rendered by celebrities and prominent artistes, the occasion would provide a platform to local talent too. The event, to be inaugurated by chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, will also play host to kavi sammelans and mushaira. All stalls being put up at the Mahotsava venue will have a uniform facade. The major attractions would be a replica of the Hussainabad Clock Tower, exhibits from different public attractions across the state and a theme pavilion. Officials of the organising committee say Lucknow’s art and culture may also be portrayed through mannequins at various spots on the fair premises.
Some of the prominent stalls will include the agricultural pavilion to accommodate participation and representation of farmers. National as well as state awardees and craftsmen have been allowed to put up stalls free of cost. In addition,Development Commissioner of India has been also allotted a stall. Craft from approximately 20 regions would be on display and sale.
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