Manali, Feb 12: A five-day long winter carnival is underway at Manu Rangshala here with winter sports stealing the show at the festival.
The winter sports event is being held once again after a gap of 22 years with improvement in the infrastructure.
More than 500 teams are participating in the competitions. Teams from more than ten states are also taking part in the events.
"Around 100 participants are participating each day. There are ten to twelve clubs. Apart from that, ITBP, BSF teams are also practicing," said Himanshu, an organiser, Winter Sports.
The five-day long winter carnival is showcasing the country's cultural treasures, which have attracted a lot of participants.