Shimla : The Miss Shimla contest will be revived in the Shimla summer festival here after a gap of ten years .
“The summer festival 2013 will be held from June 1 to June 5 on the Ridge ,”Malhotra said .
The five day event will showcase performances by well known artistes along with an exhibition on handicrafts and consumer goods , organisers said .
A rock band competition will also be introduced this year .
Along with a half marathon a day before the event begins on May 31 .
June 1 has already been declared a local holiday in Shimla by the state government . This is also the peak summer tourist season in Shimla .