Chitwan, December 2
The 15th Chitwan Elephant Festival is going to take place at the Baghmara ground in Sauraha of Chitwan from December 26 to 30.
The festival will also include an elephant polo competition as in the previous years. The festival is being held every year on the eve of the New Year in the Gregorian calendar.
Other activities include picnic for elephants and elephant beauty contest.
This year, a special programme is being held on the themes of literature and tourism, according to organising committee coordinator Suman Ghimire.
The festival is hosted by the Regional Hotel Association, Sauraha.
Nepal Tourism Board is the promoter of the festival.