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Tawang Festival

  • 04 Nov 2019
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Recently, Tawang Festival was concluded in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Tawang Festival is an annual festival which was started in 2012 and celebrates Arunachal’s rich cultural heritage, including Buddhist religious functions, traditional dances, indigenous sports, films and documentaries, food festivals and more.
  • It starts with the religious tradition known as “Sebang” which is the process of monks of Tawang town moving to the festival spot in rallies from the Tawang monastery.
  • Major attractions are the Dance of Yak and the Aji-lhamu Dance.
  • Arunachal Pradesh also hosts Orange Festival, Ziro musical festival, Bascon organic festival and Mechuka Adventure festival.

Other festivals celebrated by the tribes of Arunachal Pradesh-

Festivals Tribes
Mopin and Solung Adis
Lossar Monpas
Boori-boot Hill Miris and Sherdukpens
Dree Apatanis
Si-Donyi Tagins
Reh Idu-Mishmis


Source: IE

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