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Maha Day to be celebrated in Munich and Stuttgart

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Indian Consulate in will organise several events in two cities in Germany, to celebrate the on May 1, an official said today.

The events will be held in Munich and Stuttgart cities for two days with the assistance of the Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC).


MTDC General Manager Swati Kale gave this information to reporters here today.

The MTDC will lend financial support to the tune of Rs 7 lakh for the programme. It will also provide the publicity material, audio-visual presentation, organise cultural events and audio-visual presentation on investment potential in The events will be organised on the Indian Consulate premises.

"The idea of holding the Day celebrations in the two cities in was conceptualised at the recent ITB Travel and Tourism Trade Fair in last month by Indian Consul General Sugandh Rajaram," she said.

During the ITB event, the authorities were pleasantly surprised to find the Maharashtrian community in staging traditional Maharashtrian cultural events and folk art, she said.

Stuttgart is already designated as the sister city of Mumbai.

According to Kale, on the first day of the two-day events, a festival showing select Marathi films will be organised. "Traditional Maharashtrian cultural events, folk arts, festivals and photo exhibition of scenic tourist spots in will be held," she said.

"On the second day, an audio-visual presentation will be made on the business opportunities in the state," she added.

Besides this, there will be stalls put up displaying variety of traditional art forms of Maharashtra, food festival, Kale said.

"The photo exhibition which will continue on the second day also, will showcase the progress made by and its tourism potential," she said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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