Pakistan Pavilion At France Cultural Festival Attracts Many
Sumaira FH 1 month ago Sat 14th September 2019 | 07:53 PM
The aesthetically decorated Pakistan's pavilion at the 18th Lyon International Cultural Festival Saturday remained the centre of attraction by pulling scores of the visitors
The festival is one of the main annual cultural events of French city Lyon which brings over 50 countries together showcasing their culture and traditions. This year 56 countries are participating at the festival, said a press release received here.
The Mayor of Lyon Gerard Colomb inaugurated the festival and visited different pavilions.
He said that visiting Pakistan's pavilion at the festival has always been a source of joy.
While welcoming the visitors at the festival Ambassador Moin ul Haque said that Pakistan was a unique country gifted with diverse cultural heritage, landscapes and above all 200 million warm heated people.
Besides setting up of pavilions, the festivities include parade of cultures and stage performances by participating countries.
The festival will continue for three days and is expected to attract over 40,000 visitors.