J&K: Tourism dept organise Dogri cuisine festival

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A two-day festival to advertise Dogri cuisine, tradition, and craft festival being held in Jammu.

The festival is organized by the Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation in collaboration with the Directorate of Tourism. It showcased the affluence of Dogri meals, tradition, and craft.

“Come and get the taste of J&K – the aim behind this festival is to provide local experience to tourist along with it this festival is to revive our own rich culture, which we have forgotten,” stated Secretary of Tourism, Culture and Youth Services and Sports, Sarmad Hafiz instructed ANI right here.

“We often used to have a slogan in tourism in Jammu and Kashmir, that you come to J&K and we will show you the world. We just need to revive some of the tradition that we have,” he added.

“We want to give a message that we’re ready to host tourists who can come and enjoy here,” stated Director, Tourism Nisar Ahmad Wani

Visitors loved conventional cuisines of varied districts of Jammu together with Rajouri, Poonch, Doda, and Kishtwar on this festival.

“I and my son have come here, people are taking interest in the festival, we have seen lots of variety of food, we have seen the process of making of ‘makki ki roti’, ‘madra’, ‘Babru’and other unique Dogri cuisine. It is untouched by the world. People should come and get a taste of this,” stated an area resident Seema Malhotra.

Along with meals, the wealthy artwork, and craft of Jammu like Calico portray, Basohli portray, Basohli Pashmina had been additionally on show on the occasion. The outdated and historical manuscripts, coinage, utensils, musical devices, and pottery had been additionally being showcased within the carnival depicting the legacy of Duggar tradition and historical past.

The viewers was mesmerized by native people dances like Haran and Dhecku, vocal performances like Paakh and Kaarkaan, and follow of rutt-rare acquired nice viewers love and appreciation.

“This food, art, and culture is our identity, we need to showcase the hidden culture of Jammu,” stated one other customer.

All preventive protocols relating to Covid-19 like social distancing and mask-wearing had been strictly adhered to within the festival. The festival was held on 26 and 27 December.

(This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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