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Published on : Wednesday, September 6, 2017
The said festival, as mentioned in a press release, was jointly prearranged by The Life I Live By, an organization located in The Hague, the Embassy of Nepal, and the Municipality of The Hague’s Department of International Affairs.
Nepal participated in all the three segments of the festival like the Embassy Pavilion, international market and the creative arena respectively. Some authentic Nepali handicrafts were displayed at the Embassy of the pavilion. It comprised both edible and inedible products and items showcasing Nepal’s artistic, cultural and religious diversity to the world.
Besides, few Nepali products which are majorly exported like the woolen items, Nepali tea and coffee, and carpet were equally displayed. In addition, cds, banners, placards, posters and flyers and other tourism promotional materials were also displayed and distributed at the pavilion. As mentioned by the press release, local entrepreneurs of the region maintained six market stalls along with separate food stall with an aim to endorse typical Nepali items.
At the time of the festival, local Nepali artists residing in the Netherlands also presented their outstanding performances at the creative platform.
Thousands of people witnessed the carnival to watch and experience a ‘global show’ of culture, art, music, and food. To note, almost fifty one nations participated in the Festival 2017.