Srinagar: Machhal Cultural Festival was celebrated with great fanfare and enthusiasm at Machhal Sports Ground. All the events of the Machhal Cultural Festival were organised and conducted by the villagers with the support of Army.
Machhal valley with its lush green meadows, numerous water streams and pristine beauty is a developing tourist destination for people from all over the country. The annual Machhal Cultural Festival is celebrated to promote tourism in this border area and also to promote local talent.
Indian Army organised “Machhal Cultural Festival” on 12 September 2023 with great fanfare comprising of large number of sports & cultural activities, i.e Bare Foot Mini Marathon, Pony Race, Cricket League, Volleyball League, Athletics and Trekking.
The event promoted sports, tourism and local talent along with message of peace, harmony and development. During the event, music and dance performance of school children and local youth was also organised.