The 2nd Winter Tourism Festival was opened in Bamiyan.
Present at the inaugural were Seyed Mojgan Mostafavi, Deputy Finance, Administrative and Tourism Affairs of the Ministry of Information and Culture; Mohammad Taher Zahir, the governor of Bamiyan, some governmental officials, sportsmen, cultural figures, artists and media men.
According to ECI public relations quoting Bakhtar news agency, at the ceremony the governor of Bamiyan said: "Bamiyan is one of the provinces of Afghanistan in which most of the arts, cultural and sports events are held and through organizing the Winter Tourism Festival, we will be hosting more tourists in the province."
In this regard, the Deputy Finance, Administrative and Tourism Affairs of the Ministry of Information and Culture, congratulated the onset of the 2nd Winter Tourism Festival and said that her trip to Bamiyan conveys the message of hope from Afghanistan and Bamiyan to the world and emphasized on the establishment of tourism infrastructure, standard market and online tourism services.
At this event, poets recited their poems; Bamiyan Culture House stages theater performance and music bands played Dambooreh.
According to Bamiyan officials, within the next month, different programs such as ice games (Hockey and Crawling), ski, Buzkashi and horse-riding, as well as photography, calligraphy and handicrafts exhibitions will be held here and local food will be served.
The Festival runs from February 4 to March 5, 2020.