Grand Kerala Shopping Fest to have global village

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 03:50 hrs

pConstruction work on the global village which would be the focal point of the sixth edition of the Grand Kerala Shopping Festival GKSF is set to begin soonppFeaturing nearly 400 stalls across seven pavilions spread over 24 acres of land at the Lulu Convention Centre premises on Bolgatty Island it will feature products art forms culture and traditions from around the worldppThe village will open on December 22 with a fireworks display and cultural programmes that would go on until the trade fair closes on January 9pp&ldquoOne consistent demand over the last five seasons of GKSF was the need for one venue which can act as a focal point for the entire festival It is in answer to this that we are setting up the global village&rdquo said tourism minister AP Anil KumarppA seperate organising committee has also been formedp

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