Cultural fest: another attraction point in Shimla

| Updated: May 10, 2017 02:15 IST

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], May 9 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla is hosting a ten day theatre festival to celebrate the folk culture and tradition of the state. The fest organised by the Department of Language, Art and Culture of Himachal Pradesh provides a platform to aspiring artists. The performances are taking place at the historic-130-year old Gaiety Theatre on the Mall in the city. The fest began on May 5 and is drawing of locals and tourists. Artists and folk culture from all twelve districts have been brought onto a single platform. "Through this platform we wish to preserve and promote our culture and provide opportunity to our young artists to showcase their talent," said an artist. (ANI).