JAN 16, 2012, KATHMANDU – As Wedding season is on in Nepal, The 6th Wedding-Gift Expo along with 5th Children Expo concluded off on Sunday, attracting a large number of visitors.
Wedding is of great significance in all cultures and religions. In Nepal, it is associated with many rituals and traditions.
To promote products needed for wedding, Direction Nepal has organized the event which coincides with the wedding season in the country. There were a total of 80 booths which showcased various wedding- related products.
Other excitements of the event were the bridal fashion show and bridal makeup. “These kinds of events help enhance economy and business in the nation,” said Event Director Pashupati KC.
The expo not only target people who think about marriage but also woo visitors who have kids. Many families who came to the expo with their children were very excited and remembering their marriage events of the past.
The Children Expo had some 70 booths which featured various products and services related to children.
Children Expo 2012 is being organized with a motive to provide education and entertainment to kids. More than 40 companies in the sector are participating in the event, according to the organizer.
“We have introduced various items, study materials, child counseling, hand writing competition, fancy dress competition and others which will help in the development of children,” said Trilokeshwor Malla from Direction Nepal.
Princia Shrestha, one of the participant of the bridal make-up competition, said she feels very happy to be part of the competition.
“Although I am not a real bride, my marriage will not be soon but I am very happy to look like a bride today in a competition,” she said smilingly.
Rirendra Shrestha, Guinness Record holder for being the youngest photographer in the world, said he is very happy to see many things in the expo which targets children like him. The four-day event concluded on Jan. 15 with some 50,000 visitors.