Naropa festival 2019 celebrated with pomp and gaiety
By Stanzin Dasal
Sep 17, 2019
Bringing together people from all parts of the world, the four days long annual Naropa Festival 2019 themed ‘Environmental sustainability of Ladakh and the Himalayan region’ commenced on September 16.
Initiating towards zero waste, various steps have been implemented during the festival such as avoiding single-use plastic, reusable utensils and water bottles for all VIPs and participants, spreading awareness of the eco-cultural initiatives in the Ladakhi region through a panel discussion with emerging entrepreneurs and many more.
Anurag Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, chief guest hoisted the national flag and officially commenced the celebration.