Ninth International Folk Festival kicks off from today in Nachghar complex Kathmandu. Population and Environment Minister Lal Babu Pandit inaugurated the festival. Ninth festival will be held for 10 days. Artists Including Nepal, India, Bangladesh and other 11 country have participated for festival. At the inauguration ceremony participants performed their country’s cultural dance. According to the organizer besides Kathmandu festival will take place in Lalitpur, Gaindakot and Pokhara.