After 11 years or so, the Punjab capital will be hosting the National Horse and Cattle Show from Thursday (today) at Fortress Stadium.
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Featuring tattoo shows, tent-pegging, horse dancing, dog races, polo, equestrian jumping, exhibition of industrial and agricultural products, besides, competition of milk-producing animals among cattle breeders, the show will continue till March 8.
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Discontinued in 2004 owing to security concerns, the show had been one of the biggest cultural events of the country, offering cattle breeders and enthusiasts a platform for healthy competition, recreation and celebrations heralding the onset of spring season.
This year, a human flag and motorbike stunts would also be part of the event where several departments and organisations would also showcase their skills, cultures and various other activities.
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Trading and agricultural exhibitions, performances by several folk music bands and dance groups have been arranged at the Jilani (Racecourse) Park.