Yoga, meditation, photography contest to mark tourism festival
PATNA: Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) has prearranged a range of recreational events to celebrate ‘Paryatan Parv’ (tourism festival) from September 18 to 27. The events would mark the celebrations for World Tourism Day, on September 27 that is. on September 18
The events will undoubtedly be primarily held, 20, 22, 24 and 27 at Patna, Bodh Gaya and Nalanda respectively. The celebrations begins with a Yoga camp at Golghar on September 18 from 7 to 8 each morning. Yoga mats would also be provided at the venue by a meeting organizer being roped in by the BSTDC. An identical hourlong Yoga camp will be held at the ruins of ancient Nalanda University, a UNESCO identified world heritage site, september 20 on.
Later, hourlong meditation camp would also be held at Buddha Smriti Park at Mahabodhi and Patna Mahavihara, the initial world heritage site in Bihar, on September 22 and 24 respectively at Bodh Gaya.
The celebrations will conclude having an official event at Adhiveshan Bhawan on September 27 to mark the planet Tourism Day. The function would include distribution of prizes of a photography competition.
Photography enthusiasts can submit entries on the theme of heritage, religious, wildlife and forest, people, art, festival and fair in Bihar. September 17 the deadline for submitting entries for the photography competition is. “The entries submitted will undoubtedly be scrutinized by way of a five-member committee and the winners will be awarded on September 27,” said Harendra Prasad, assistant general manager at BSTDC. The organization was said by him was also contemplating to arrange a debate competition for schoolchildren on the occasion.
The theme because of this year’day is &lsquo s World Tourism;Tourism and the Digital Transformation’. The US World Tourism Organisation has stated in its message that World Tourism Day 2018 is really a unique possibility to raise awareness on the potential contribution of digital technologies to sustainable tourism development, while providing a platform for investment, collaboration and partnerships towards a far more responsible and inclusive tourism sector.