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Sneak Peak Into Himachal Pradesh’s Ongoing Snow Festival

A two-month long snow festival is currently underway in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul-Spiti. The festival will allow tourists to witness the locals’ unique winter traditions, officials said

February 14, 2021

Locals and tourists attend a snow festival in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul -Spiti

Photo by Pankaj Rai and Ajay Banyal

The snow festival has provided locals with a platform to showcase their unique culture to the rest of the country

Photo by Pankaj Rai and Ajay Banyal

Participants enjoy themselves during a cultural event at the ongoing snow festival in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul -Spiti

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A performer entertains the audience during the ongoing snow festival in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul -Spiti

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Locals in Lahaul -Spiti partake in a dance performance

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Apart from cultural performances, sports and games like archery and tug-of-war have been organised as part of the snow festival

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Various animal sculptures made of snow are on display at the snow festival

Photo by Pankaj Rai and Ajay Banyal

The snow festival has provided locals with a platform to showcase their unique culture to the rest of the country

Photo by Pankaj Rai and Ajay Banyal

Locals perform a dance during the ongoing snow festival in Himachal Pradesh’s Lahaul -Spiti

Photo by Pankaj Rai and Ajay Banyal