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Good Morning friends, today is Monday, September 29, 2008. I weak up early today. Around 4-45 am I was out of bed. Reason I weak up early because I went to bed last night at 8-30 pm. I was at matar for Free Medical Camp organizes by manav parivar. So I was tired last night, I go to bed at 8-30 pm.
From tomorrow Navaratri meaning A nine day dance program is going to start in my country. If I talk about Gujarat which is my state, Navaratri is one of the most popular festival. Our state government is going to have celebration with Vibrant Gujarat Navratri Festival in ahmedabad. Fortunatily location for this Navratri Garba is very close from my resident. I read following news at times of india website.
Gujarat Industries Navratri Festival Society (GINFS) is all geared up to organise the nine-day long Vibrant Gujarat Navratri festival on Gujarat University grounds. This time also the show is being sponsored by 30-odd companies with a budget of Rs 11 crore.
Various programmes have been organised for people that include state-level garba competitions, garba by famous artists, several traditional and folk dances.
Besides garba, about 100 handicraft stalls of NID and NIFT and food courts serving variety of cuisine would be housed at the venue. A section of the ground will display documentaries , including one on Mt Everest , while information on world heritage sites such as Champaner and 5000-year-old Dholavira will be offered. There will be also a fashion show for children, a fire rescue drill and games.
“We hope to attract around two lakh visitors to this venue. We are ready with all security measures, including installing CCTVs, metal detectors, security personnel, 108 and fire brigade services,” said Parimal Nathwani , chairman of GINFS.
“It’s the responsibility of industries who belong to Gujarat to promote and preserve Gujarati culture,” he added.
LK Advani will inaugurate the festival on September 30. Governor Nawal Kishor Sharma and Chief Minister Narendra Modi will also attend the function.
People can also enjoy this festival , watching it all from home, organiser said. For that GINFS will webcast live programme from venue. On Saturday, Nathwani will also inaugurate the festival’s website.