Musical Fountain, Laser Show to be thrown open on Wednesday
Srinagar: Musical Fountain and Laser Show in Dal Lake in the back lawns of SKICC will be thrown open on April 10, 2019. The entry to the show will be free and the visitors will be allowed from rear Cheshma Shahi gate.
The facility, which came up at the cost of Rs 6 crores, was established under Prime Minister’s Developmental Programme (PMDP) scheme to provide evening entertainment avenue to the public and also to the tourists.
The musical fountain will run two shows initially each of 15 minutes duration from 6 pm every day having a seating capacity of 200 persons for one show.
There will be no entry fee for visitors for first 15 days after its inauguration on Wednesday.
Director SKICC Javed Humayun Bakshi said the musical fountain will provide an evening entertainment to the people of the Valley and also to the tourists.
“We are lacking evening entertainment here. With this facility, the travellers can spend some time here and enjoy the music at the banks of the Dal Lake which can also boost tourism sector and also project a positive image of Kashmir,” he said.
SKICC is an important venue of the State government for holding national and international conferences and meetings on the bank of picturesque Dal Lake.
The laser show will also help promote SKICC as the country’s most beautiful and lively Conferencing facility and also promote MICE tourism.