Coastweek -- The Hosts, Dar
es Salaam Lohana Mahajan and the Festival Organizing Committee
are working round the clock towards the success of the festival
and comfort of the officials, sports and cultural participants,
guests and supporters for the much awaited 35th
Lohana Sports and Cultural Festival in Dar es Salaam.
The first festival
was held in Kisumu in 1974.
All the arrangements
for the much awaited festival are nearly finalised by the hosts,
according to Festival Secretary General Vinay Dawda of Kampala,
The four day
festival is expected to have Lohana teams attending from East
Africa to compete in various sports during the Christmas Period.
According to Sunny
Ruparelia; PR convener of the festival; the participating teams
will be arriving on 22nd December 2018 and the
competition will start on the 23rd.
The sporting venues
will be Annadil Burhani, Badminton Institute, DSM Gymkhana, IST
lower school, Lohana Mahajan, Patel Brotherhood, Shishukunj and
The four day
festival will come to an end on the 25th with various
cultural programs taking place in the evening of 23th and 24th.
awards night will take place on the 25th December, at
Diamond Jubilee, conformed Situ Ramji the Festival Secretary.
All the sports and cultural teams will fight it out for the top
A lot of activities
have been planned out by the hosts for the welfare of everyone
attending the prestigious festival.
The hosts are
expecting about 1000 guests including the sports and cultural
participants, confirmed the Festival Chairman Pulin Manek.