Sauraha food festival on Valentine’s Day
On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Sauraha is organising 14th Sauraha Food Festival from tomorrow. Bagmati State Tourism Minister Arun Nepal will be inaugurating the festival which will conclude on February 15.
Organiser of the event is the Regional Restaurant and Bar Association of Nepal (REBAN). It will have 40 food stalls. Besides, there will be exhibitions of local and foreign cuisines, local art, culture, and attire. The area from Hattichowk to Dyak will have food stalls and cultural demonstrations. Likewise, Mayor cup volleyball tournament, love letter writing competition, waiter race, women’s musical chair, balloon burst game for children, tug of war, inter-school dance competition and street drama will be the exciting games and activities of the festival.
According to festival coordinator Dhruba Giri, restaurants and hotels in Sauraha are giving a 15 percent discount. Besides, the tourism entrepreneurs are offering a 30 percent discount during the five-day festival period.
REBAN expects to make transaction worth around 25 million with 20,000 footfall. They will contribute 75 percent of income to the ongoing International Gautam Buddha Cricket Stadium.