In this post, we are sharing Detailed information regarding Rose Festival Chandigarh 2018. As we know that every year during the month of February, Chandigarh Administration will be celebrating Rose Festival at the Asia’s largest Zakir Rose Garden in Chandigarh which is one of the Mega Annual events of the Administration, enlisted in the National calendar of Fair and Festival of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and well known as rose festival Chandigarh.
The 3 day Rose Festival which is being organized by Chandigarh Municipal Corporation is expected to attract tens of thousands of people. A vast variety of roses, hundreds of stalls, decoration, stage shows, competitions, etc. will rock. Since Rose Festival is an event dipped in entertainment and topped up with glamor quotient, therefore, three musical nites will be held on all three days. There will be live.
If you are looking for the dates of Rose Festival Chandigarh 2018 and want to know what all would be there for this time, please read on!
Rose Festival Chandigarh 2018
- Dates: 23rd February to 25th February 2018
- Day: Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
- Time: 10 AM to 8 PM.
- Venue: Dr. Zakir Rose Garden, Sector 16, Chandigarh.
- Entry ticket: Free
Rose Festival of Chandigarh is also known as ‘Festival of Gardens’ because Chandigarh’s Rose Garden is the largest Rose Garden in Asia and the annual ‘Rose Festival’ is organized to promote tourism and make people stroll through the place while enjoying & celebrating life.
Detailed information regarding Rose Festival Chandigarh 2018
This time too, the city will be able to get the city view from the sky at the Rose Festival organized by the city corporation. Chopper facility will also be available at the festival every day. Chopper facility was introduced for the first time in 2017 Rose Festival. The municipal corporation has sought applications for the expansion of the interstate to provide chopper. Interested companies can apply till 9th February. The Festival will be held from February 23 to 25, which has been prepared by the Municipal Corporation.
Enjoy chopper ride for Rs2,400 at Rose Festival, Chandigarh
Chopper ride will be available for Rs 2,400 per person during the three-day Rose Festival to be held at Rose Garden here from February 23. The Municipal Corporation has finalised Heritage Aviation for the event. Last year, a chopper ride came at Rs 3,500 per person.
Officials said it would be seven to 10-minute ride and would take off from the Parade Ground. The route, however, is under consideration.
“Two companies had shown interest in offering chopper ride at the Rose Festival. Heritage Aviation has been selected for the event,” said MC Additional Commissioner Anil Kumar Garg.
The chopper ride was introduced at the fest last year. 632 people took the view of the city by touring the skies from Chopper in the Rose Festival held. The fee was charged at Rs 3500 per seat, of which 22 lakh 12 thousand rupees was earned by Green Hawk Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore. This company was brought two choppers.
Meanwhile, preparations for the event are in full swing at the venue. A total of 14,000 rose plants of 829 different varieties are being put on display during the fest.
Chandigarh to organize newly-wed competition during Rose Festival
The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh on Tuesday decided to organise a couple competition for the newly-weds, titled ‘Hum Tum,’ during this year’s Rose Festival.
A preliminary meeting regarding the arrangements and prizes to be given to the winners was held here under the Chairmanship of MCC Joint Commissioner Tejdeep Singh Saini, attended by other members of the committee.
The meeting decided to give away that prizes to the winners, 1st Runners up and 2nd Runners up couple during the event, to be held on February 24.
In addition, surprise gifts will be given to all the participants. The competition, having several rounds, will be judged by prominent personalities from the field of Fashion, Theatre and Sports, a statement said here.
The couples married between February 1, 2017, to February 1, 2018, can participate in this event, to be held at Rose Garden in Sector 16, here, the statement added.
The entry forms for the competition are available free of cost online on the website of Chandigarh Administration (www.chandigarh.gov.in), Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh (www.mcchandigarh.gov.in) as well as from the nearest Sampark Centres on payment of the nominal charge of Rs.10/- per page print out.
Kite competition will not be possible in Rose Garden due to chopper or the site of kite competition will be changed
Mark the dates (23, 24 and 25 February). Chandigarh’s Rose Garden will be waiting for your presence in the much awaited Rose Festival 2018.