Rice Planting Festival by VITOF Nepal at Lele (Photo Feature)

30th Jun, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Jun 29: The Village Tourism Development Forum (VITOF) Nepal has organized a rice planting festival on Friday in association with the Nepal Tourism Board. The program was held at Lele Village in Lalitpur Godawari Municipality.

The event had around 250 participants including representatives of various tourism organizations, tourism entrepreneurs, tourism journalists, and locals.

The festival also included traditional Newari music with the typical Newari instruments. Participants enjoyed in the fields splashing mud on each other and also participating in planting rice. Since the day is also celebrated traditionally by eating beaten rice and curd, the program also included the traditional food items for participants.