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Festival tourism and its significance in Arunachal Pradesh

Festivals are an indicative way to celebrate culture, heritage, and traditions of a place and its people. All festivals are cultural in one way or another and play a major role in ...

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Festivals are an indicative way to celebrate culture, heritage, and traditions of a place and its people. All festivals are cultural in one way or another and play a major role in the development of tourism.
Nowadays, festivals are noticeably expanding and with it, the significance of tourism festivals is also increasing. Not only there has been an increase in tourist traffic but it also has had many positive impacts, such as generating income for the locals which in turn have enabled to improve the quality of the festivals.
Arunachal Pradesh, the land of the dawn-lit mountains, home to picturesque valleys, mountains, unexplored paths, tranquil lakes, prominent hermitages, and an array of flora and fauna is one of the amazing getaway destinations for tourists.
Festival tourism emphasizes celebrating, promoting and exploring aspects of our art, culture, music, adventure, and nature. Its substantial influence on nature, culture, and society are the reasons why festival tourism is rapidly growing in Arunachal Pradesh. Some of the prominent tourism festivals of Arunachal Pradesh which have garnered attention over the few years are Ziro Music Festival, Tawang Festival, Dambuk Festival of Music and Adventure, Basar Confluence, Siang River Festival etc.
These festivals aim to create substantial interest for cultural heritage, such as historical monuments, tradition, sites of important events etc. as well as participation in cultural events or events related to recreation, adventure, and sports.
Not only tourists, but artists from across the globe are also enticed to such festivals, as it provides them unique platforms to introduce their music, dance, and other art forms.
What this has meant is these festivals have now the power to influence and create awareness on environmental protection, eco-tourism and development of infrastructure. Festival tourism in Arunachal Pradesh can generate a positive impact on the development of sectors such as economic, socio-cultural, political-administrative institutions, and the environment.
MyGovArunachal invites citizens to share their insights on how Festival Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh can be preserved and enhanced to assist in reforming transformation.

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Susanta Kumar Pattnaik 7 hours 47 min ago

Festival tourism has immense effect on social run. It is an acelleration and boosting of cultural heritage. It attracts more people participation in the National Park and National endurance. It promotes ecotourism and wide influence on socioeconomic, sociopolitical and sociocultural aspects to carry on developmental options. It promotes infrastructure and encourage clean environment. Digitalization of tourism destinations, allocation of hidden or unidentified destinations to promote, beautificat


Ramakrishna Lakshmanan 5 days 19 hours ago

Festival tourism will not only create employment opportunities, but also will help in boosting tourism in Arunachal Pradesh. As Arunachal Pradesh is known as tourists destination, festival tourism will further add to the enthusiasm with which tourist flock to Arunachal Pradesh.


Shivangi Manjhwar 1 week 2 days ago

Festival tourism is the way for promoting traditional and cultural heritage of States and countries.And due to this we could progress in better way.


V K TYAGI 1 week 3 days ago

फेस्टिवल टूरिज्म की आवश्यकता प्रत्येक राज्य को होती है यह एक ऐसा टूरिज्म है जो ज्यादा से ज्यादा लोगो को जोड़ता है जिससे रोजगार व अर्थव्यवस्था को बढ़ावा मिलता है


SHAMBHU SHANKAR BEHRA 1 week 4 days ago

It can also be possible with different types of promotions etc., we can also do different types of promotions during the big festival held in different places. Like Kumbh Mela etc.


V K TYAGI 1 week 4 days ago

Festival tourism is main for Arunachal is most significant for promotes tourism and provides employment to the people of Arunachal Pradesh.