Stage set for Tawang Festival

TAWANG, Oct 25: The stage is set for the four-day Tawang Festival, which will begin from October 26 and will see the participation of all major tribes of Arunachal Pradesh.
The annual calendar event which aims to revive and protect the rich heritage of the entire state would showcase cultural displays under one single roof.
Efforts have been made to make the festival tourist centric to give visitors from outside the state a taste of culture and tradition and to allow them to have an insight into the tribes here.
The festival would include exhibition stalls, flower show, cultural medley, ethnic dress show, herbal medicine stalls, indigenous games and sports and food stall serving ethnic tribal cuisines.
Street carnival at Old Market with hundreds of performers performing traditional dances in their vibrant traditional attires is going to be the highlight of the festival.
Amongst star performers are Ani Choying Drolma -the singing nun, performers from Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts, Tenzin Kunsel, Bobby Lama & Group from Nepal and Bollywood singer Suresh Jagan. (DIPRO)