Have you ever visited a city in India which will invariably make you say "Am I in India"?
Yes, you are in India, and there exists such a city. Its name is Chandigarh, located near the foothills of Shivalik's range and designed beautifully by French architecture Le Corbusier.
This city is a manifestation of dream visualized by our honorable Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. It ranks number one in terms of architecture and quality of life. If you have ever been to this place, then you must have noticed that there many gardens in Chandigarh which are best from each other.
There are plenty of gardens in and around the city, and best out of all is Rose Garden of Chandigarh, located at Jan Marg, in 16B, Sector 16.
Moving further, let us tell it is Asia's largest Rose Garden and named after our former president Dr. Zakir Hussain. It was brought to reality by Chandigarh's first chief commissioner, Late Dr. Mohinder Singh Randhawa, who was a renowned botanist, culturist, historian and a vivid writer.
If you want to see how beautiful the place looks when the roses are in full bloom, then visit during Rose Festival Chandigarh. It is an event held annually that grabs the attention of nearly 300,000 people.
Have you ever been to a show where rose and its varieties are displayed magnificently?
No, then now is the high time.
Let's begin with details:
It falls during the last week of February. This event is pure bliss for nature lovers. To your knowledge, let us tell, this event is known by another name also called Festival of Gardens, and die-hard fans still prefer this name.
It is a significant event that every year pulls nearby 300,000 people. It goes on for three days, and the attendees are from India as well as foreign countries.
The Administration of Chandigarh leaves no stone unturned while making arrangements for welcoming the people. The whole place is well decorated with light works, hangings, flowers, sparkles, and festivities.
The sole purpose behind conducting this event is pulling the audience to visit this place seated in nature's arms and feel gratitude for the thing's nature has bestowed us with.
This affair is not solely for enjoyment purpose but to spread awareness regarding nature like how to preserve it and keep it neat.
If you think that the Rose Festival 2020 is merely about those alluring fragrant flowers, then you are wrong here.
As along with it, many other events are also held.
The timing chosen for this festival is perfect as during this time, the flowers are at full bloom to show their scenic beauty. As if they are telling that "watch us."
Keep reading to know what this event is all about and how you can enjoy it?
The event will start at sharp 10 'o'clock and will go on for the upcoming two days. The timings are from 10 am to 8 pm.
Firstly, the chief guest will arrive, and cultural performance will be held to welcome them. The Chief Guest will inaugurate the festival, and the programs begin.
Later the commissioner and other dignitaries will address the audience. Last year, the festival was dedicated to "CRPF Personnel who got martyred in Pulwama Attack." This year's theme is "Plastic Mukt," which means Plastic Free.
Apart from feeling the alluring beauty of nature, you can do a myriad of things here.
Go through the list of events, and don't forget to read about the best part in the end.
Before participating in any event, come prepared to win the prizes.
Let's now come to the most exciting part of this event.
Consistently for three days in the evening, various singers from Bollywood and Pollywood industry come to entertain you in the evening and keep you hooked. Last year Kulwinder Billa, Gippy Grewal, and Ankit Tiwari came to make evenings melodious.
This year, Gurnam Bhullar, Ammy Virk, and Satinder Sartaaj is coming to entertain you with thrilling and soothing Punjabi melodies. All three are renowned as legendary singers of Punjabi Industry.
Buy Passes for the Musical Night from Tourist Information Centres at Sukhna Lake, Garden of Palms, Sector 17 Plaza, and Capitol Complex. Passes are served on First Come First Serve basis.
No one can deny the fact that this place is the queen of the gardens. During the event, you can even enjoy a ride on the chopper. Many people do love to see the aerial view of this city beautiful, so there is always hustle-bustle, to get your seat fixed, book your rose festival 2020 helicopter ride ticket beforehand.
Most of the people don't get the chance to take the ride just due to the rush.
Want to get the ride, book tickets now rather than regretting later.
Book your helicopter ride tickets for the rose garden now to grab your seat.
Are you planning to come here?
You can reach here by any mode of transport. Below we listed all:
If you are coming from another country, then also keep your worries aside. You can catch a flight directly to Delhi or Chandigarh and reach this place quickly.
Have you reached?
Yes, then don't forget to keep the best tourist places in Chandigarh on your itinerary if you got enough time.
February is not only limited to celebrating Valentine's day but also get a glance of blooming rosettes.
Find in CHD would like to urge all the residents to be part of this event and also take care of the cleanliness of nature. We request you not to spread the litter around.
We request to be part of this event and make it more interesting.
We can't wait to see you all fellas there.
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Thank You for Your precious time. Do tell us in the comments about how your experience was after attending this event. We are waiting to know.
Put your shoes on, Dress breathtakingly beautiful, and enjoy the event of a lifetime.
9th February, 2020 08:05 AM
Thank you for sharing rose festival details
12th February, 2020 09:33 AM
Can you please tell me on which date Rose festival going to start. How can we participate in cultural events? Thank you
26th February, 2020 15:47 PM
thanks for sharing this amazing news, i just want to know that how can we collect the passes of musical night and whats the charges.