The tourism department will host the event on Rajasthan’s culture and talent
There is a need to engage the public with the history of the cities, according to the tourism minister, and “Shahrnama: The Tale of Our Cities” will begin on February 19 and 20. Renowned writers from across the country and folk artists will provide vivid presentations.
According to Shri Vishvendra Singh, the tourism minister, there are several such historical cities in the state. It is necessary to link and promote urban history with the broader population. Rajasthan is renowned throughout the nation and the globe for its rich cultural and historical legacy, religious sites, well-known temples, medieval forts, palaces, mouthwatering food, and stunning natural surroundings. He claimed that the state’s tourism industry had enormous growth potential.
Tourism promotion initiatives are ongoing on the part of the state government. Plus, the state government is dedicated to supporting local folk artists financially and promoting their work.
Gayatri Rathore, the chief government secretary for the tourist department, stated that the purpose of these cultural events is to advance traditional art and culture. Such events will be held in every area to support folk art and regional artists and give local folk artists a chance to display their work. Along with this, more employment opportunities will become available to locals.
Apara Kuchhal, co-director of the Prabha Khaitan Foundation, provided details about the event. She said that on February 19 and 20, at the Rajputana Sheraton Hotel in Jaipur, a two-day literary festival titled “Shahrnama: The Story of Our Cities” would be held under the joint auspices of the Tourism Department and the Prabha Khaitan Foundation. She stated that at this literary festival, authors who have written works about well-known American towns would participate in a discussion.
Mr. Salim Khan, the additional director of the tourism division; Mrs. Gargi Singh, the additional director of development; Mr. Anand Kumar Tripathi; representatives of the Prabha Khaitan Foundation; and other senior department officials were also present.