Thamel street festival to be organized on New Year’s Eve

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Kathmandu: The Thamel Tourism Development Council has decided to organize the Thamel street festival on the eve of the New Year. 

The Thamel Tourism Development Council is organizing the street festival on December 31 aiming to revive tourism in Thamel.

In a press meet organized by the Council this morning, Council Chair Bhabishwor Sharma said the Thamel street festival is going to be organized at the main road, in-front of the Employee’s Provident Fund Building on the eve of the English New Year for the revival of Thamel’s tourism, which was adversely affected due to Covid-19 pandemic.

A cultural programme would also be organized during the street festival. The Council has expected participation of 100,000 people in the Thamel street festival. 

Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun will be the chief guest of the festival which will start from 5:30 pm and run till 12:30 am, said Vice-Chair Sahadev Dhamala.