Indian Ambassador of Singapore has inaugurated a two-day festival focused on celebrating the culture and traditions of Kashmir. The Indian High commissioner took the opportunity to detail that the country is committed to promoting and popularizing the culture and traditions of all the parts of the country. The Indian envoy launched the event “A Slice of Paradise in Singapore: Celebrating Kashmir@75” at the sprawling chancery.
During the event, he highlighted that the unique culture, cuisine and folk tradition of Jammu and Kashmir resonates deeply in India and globally. The event coordinator described the two-day festival as a good opportunity for artists, musicians, artisans and cooks from Kashmir. They can get the chance to showcase their talent and promote the unique culture of their region.
The event coordinator Nadir Ali confessed that he aims to take the “show” worldwide. He believes that Jammu and Kashmir have a rich history and culture. Expanding on the significance of the event, Ali noted that these events helped him address the concerns of Kashmiris settled across the globe.
The event coordinator Nadir Ali is leading a delegation of 12 people to the festival. One of the attendants of the two-day festival recounted his experience of staying in Kashmir. Sanjay Jalali noted that one of the most significant issues the Kashmiri Diaspora face is passing on their culture and language to future generations.
Jalali is part of a closely-knit community of Kashmiris in Singapore. They keep up with their culture and traditions by organizing regular events to commemorate various community festivals. Accordingly, the two-day event in Singapore is good for the Kashmiris to reconnect with their cultural traditions and cuisine. Sanjay Jalali noted. Accordingly, He pointed out that this was the first time in 30 years that Singapore had arranged such an event. As per the reports, more than 500 Indians attended the two-day festivities.