The 45-day Mysuru Shopping Festival initiated on the same lines of Dubai Shopping Festival will be inaugurated at Mysuru Palace North Gate on September 24 by Union Minister of Tourism Dr Mahesh Sharma in the presence of brand ambassador of the festival, actor Sudeep.
Mysuru Shopping Festival, first of its kind in the city, is initiated with a vision to help in increasing shopping in the city and lead to an increase in the demand for newer products. Addressing the media persons at a private hotel in the city on Monday, Chairman of the Mysuru Shopping Festival Prashath B S, said, “With an aim to bring about a growth in the community and increase the demand for newer products and build a shopping culture in the city we initiated the shopping festival. As part of the festival we are showcasing 1000 and odd varieties of stores across the city and create a new shopping experience. We have tied up with various categories of stores in the city including traditional stores, general stores, recreational and lifestyle establishments, jewellery showrooms.”
“we are also offering lucky dip contest for the customers who shop at these 1000 and odd stores with bumper bonanza including gold coins, electronic gadgets, two wheelers, bicycles, cars and the luckiest winner will get a Mercedez Benz car, “ he added.
“As part of the event, renowned artistes including Vasundara Das, Ananya Bhat, Jonitha Gandhi, Kunal Ganjawala and others will be performing during weekends and various other folklore dances are also been planned, “ Prashanth Said.
President of Mysore travel agents Jayakumar, President of Hotel Owners association Narayanagowda, Deputy director of Tourism department Jandardhan and others were present.