Celebration of 150th Anniversary of 'Shimla' on 24th April
Himachal Pradesh Government has decided to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the capital of the state 'Shimla'. On this day they will conducts various play in the Gaiety theatre, which will be performed by the local dramatist and also actors from the Bollywood will also participates in the play. Here in this article we are discussing about the basic history of this place and brief description regarding the celebration of 150th anniversary of the capital.
'Shimla' capital of HP
Before the British Government this place look like a forest and very few people lives. But when they ruled over the India then they also rued this place for long time. They totally change this place by developing so many historical monuments, building and of the famous Kalka Shimla Toy train which was developed by the British peoples.
During that it is the summer capital of the country and in the winter Delhi is the capital of India and in the summer this place become very hot, so they have declared Shimla as summer capital of the country because it is situated on the top of hill surrounded by tree and climate conditions are very good to live in the summer.
150th anniversary of Shimla
This place was initially developed by the British government in about 1864. This year state government has decided to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Shimla. They will celebrate this anniversary on 24th April this year on which so many plays will be performed and other cultural programs will be played. This festival will organized in collaboration with National Level Theatre festival which will also held on the same day and which will continues for the next six days and will be held in the Gaiety Theatre.
On the opening ceremony of this day artists of National School of Drams will perform a play 'Khali Ki Khala' while on the same day 'Ismat Aap Ke Naam' play will also perform by the Bollywood artist which is led by the famous Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah. Apart from these plays, there are so many other plays will be performed in the theatre. State army solider will also perform in the festival, in which they perform plays, musical show and bands programs.
This year in the state, there are so many programs will be performed such as 'Mythological Ballets' program from 23rd May to 25th May in the IGMC, Shimla. In the month of June from 18th to 25th June 'Film Festival' and Shimla Music Festival will be held from 25th September to 4th October.
How to reach
So if you are thinking to enjoy these festivals in the state then you can visit capital of the state Shimla either by bus or aero plane. There are so many buses and air plane are available for this place from the different parts of the country.