Ministry of Tourism will organise a six-day mega event “Bharat Parv” at the Lawns and Gyan Path in front of Red Fort, Delhi from 26th to 31st January, as part of the Republic Day Celebrations, an official statement informed on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Tourism will be organising Bharat Parv 2023 at the Red Fort in Delhi on the occasion of its 74th Republic Day. The event will which will continue for over five days will celebrate the various cuisines and cultures of different states of India.

The annual celebration takes place at the lawns and in Gyan Path in front of Red Fort in the capital. Being one of the most alluring festivals to be held on Republic Day, the nation will witness several events during Bharat Parv 2023.

The event will be inaugurated on 26th January at 5:30 pm and will be open to the general public from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm and from 12:00 noon to 10:00 pm from 27th onwards to 31st January.

Bharat Parv was previously held in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 and 2021(Virtually) at the Lawns and Gyan Path in front of Red Fort. The physical event is being organized after a gap of 2 years at the Lawns and Gyan Path in front of Red Fort, it added.

The event will have a Food Festival, Handicraft mela, folk and tribal dance performances, Performances by cultural troupes, and illumination of Red Fort.

Branding and promotion of Dekho Apna Desh, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat, G20 and Mission LIFE would be undertaken during the event,” the statement added.

The highlights of this year’s celebration will include the best Republic Day Parade tableaux, performances by the three Armed Forces bands (static and moving), cultural performances by the Zonal Cultural Centers and cultural troupes from States and UTs.