Pakistan's Pavilion In Lyon Festival Attracts Scores Of Visitors
Pakistan's pavilion at the 18th Lyon-France International Cultural Festival remained the centre of attraction for visitors
The festival, having participation of 56 countries, was one of the main annual cultural events of Lyon which brings over 50 countries together showcasing their culture and traditions, said a statement issued here on Saturday.
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 is 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.