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Saturday, May 12, 2007

KALEZ VALLEY CARNIVAL BLENDS CULTURE AND ECSTASV


HEE BERMOIK, May 11: Torrential rain – clumsy weather, yet spirits high at celebration premises. So came the second day of Kalez Valley Heritage Festival 2007 here at Hee Kyang Bari marking the inauguration of impressive Chaya Tal lake.

As against the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling’s failure to attend the second day of the fest because of ill health, the Chaya Tal lake wasformally inaugurate today by the chief guest SB Subedi, Minister for Forest accompanied by area MLA NK Subba. Chaya Tal is reportedly the second artificially lake in Sikkim after Lampokhari at Aritar attracting mammoth numbers of tourists lately.

“We are heading towards a sustainable tourism development, simultaneously solving the problem of unemployment. The boats in the lake will add an extra boost in our vision” said NK Subba speaking to Sikkim Express today.

Meanwhile, the chief guest SB Subedi voiced Hee-Bermiok a perfect place for village tourism with other value added tourism activities. “Nestled in the lap of bountiful nature, undoubtedly this place will be an ideal tourist destination in future” he said. Calling for sustainable development with equal emphasis on conservation of environment, Subedi remarked the three days long festival a perfect blend of culture, music and joy.

A ceremony today witnessed presentation of appointment letters to the four newly selected advisors for Hee Bermiok Tourism Development and Heritage Conservation Society, TR Poudyal (former Secretary), SD Dhakal (JS Culture), Raj Basu (Tourism) and PK Dong (Executive Director to Tourism).

The chief guest also handed over cash payment of vermi-compose, compose pit, water harvesting tank and terracing along with the distribution of work-order for green house. The winners of marathon were also handed over with trophies, cash prizes and certificates.

A colourful cultural presentation on traditional theme was made during the event today by students of various schools. Delighted at participating in the festival, a tourist from USA Mark Taylor summed up the fest as, “A perfect place to be with an enterprising development in tourism expansion and tradition conservation”.

The last day of the festival is scheduled to witness one-of-its-kinds adventure sport – Mountain Biking.



This was what seen in the second day of Kalez Valley Heritage Festival 2007 here at Hee Kyang Bari under Hee- Bermiok constuiency. The chief Minister Dr Pawan Chamling who was supposed to consent the second day celebration could not make it out owing to his ill health. Organized by Hee Bermiok Tourism Development and Heritage Conservation Society for three consecutive years SB Subedi, Minister for Forest along with RB Subba, Minister for Tourism attended the festivity as chief guest and guests of honor respectively.

Accompanied by the concerned area MLA NK Subba the celebration for the day kicked off with an inauguration of stunning Chaya Tal (lake) by the chief guest. Being built at a huge cost the first phase of the construction is over at Rs 36 laces. Perhaps, Chaya Tal will be the second artificially constructed lake after lampokhari at Aritar attracting mammoth numbers of tourists. ‘We are heading towards a sustainable tourism development simultaneously solving the problem of unemployment, the boats in the lake will add an extra boost in our vision’ says NK Subba while talking with Sikkim Express.



Meanwhile speaking from the desk of chief guest SB Subedi considered Hee- Bermiok a perfect place for village tourism with other value added tourism activities. ‘Nestled in the lap of bountiful nature undoubtedly the said place will be an ideal tourist destination in future’ he notified’. Calling for sustainable development with conservation of environment equally Subedi also marked the three days long festival a perfect blend of culture, music and joy.



The ceremony also witnessed a presentation of an appointment letters for four newly selected advisors for HBTDHCS namely TR Poudyal (Ex secy), SD Dhakal (JS Culture), Raj Basu (Tourism) and PK Dong (Executive director, Tourism). The chief guest also handed over a cash payment of vermin compose, compose pit, water harvesting tank and terracing along with the distribution of work order for green house. The winners of Marathon were also handed over with trophies, cash prize and certificates.



Also colorful traditional cultural presentation was made during an event by the students of various schools. Much more delighted participating in the festival Mark Tayor from USA says ‘A perfect place to be with an enterprising development in tourism expansion and tradition conservation’. The last day of the festival will exclusively witness one of its own kinds of adventure sport ‘Mountain Biking’
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When i started my blog on Sikkim way back in 2007, i had it clear on my mind that this blog shall help people look out for knowledge on Sikkim. I always wanted a knowledge house about Sikkim, its past, present and future. I do not know over the years how much did i succeed but my determination to let other understand my Sikkim is always giving me a push. with regards Shital Pradhan (himalayanreview@gmail.com)

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