Kankaria Carnival in Ahmedabad from December 25th to 31st

Kankaria Carnival in Ahmedabad from December 25th to 31st
By our correspondent
Ahmedabad, DeshGujarat, 15 November, 2008

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s Standing committee on Friday cleared Rs 50 lakh Kankaria Carnival proposal.

Beginning on December 25, the Kankaria carnival will continue for six days and nights. It will be a fun-filled week-long event, with programmes including sports, dance, cultural events suitable to all age groups. Some of the activities outlined are; senior citizen marathon, yoga classes, an impressive display of fireworks, an exhibition of about 300 horses, Sky diving from helicopter, painting competition, laughing club activity, performances of Gujarat’s popular songs on 10 stages around the lake, Equestrian experts performance etc.

The festivity will also mark the inauguration ceremony of Rs 30 crore Kanakaria lakefront which is being developed for the last two years.

“This carnival will be an event suitable for the whole family,” Standing committee chairman Asit Vora said. The AMC has already announced rolling out Rs 7 crore British made toy train imported from the UK on December 25. It expects the train to be the main attraction for the people.

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