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Festival tourism and its significance in Arunachal Pradesh

Start Date: 19-11-2019
End Date: 03-11-2022

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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Sijna Jose 1 month 3 weeks ago

The far Northeast part of India - Arunachal Pradesh has always been in a class by itself for its quirky culture and people. Phloethra of tribes are nestled in this region, which makes it extraordinary cultural center, and must visit over a holiday in India. No wonder, there's nothing like Arunachal Pradesh when it comes to the cultural holidays. And there's no better way to understand the heady mix of people, culture, and tradition than to be a part of any of the fair, and festivals of Arunachal


Deepak Singhal 2 months 1 week ago

Losar Festival is one of popular festival in Arunachal Pradesh. It is the festival of the Monpa tribe in Arunachal Pradesh and is celebrated to welcome a new year....


Nasim Kutchi 2 months 1 week ago

This is the first and fore most things which is been found in AP regarding festival tourism and is perfect in significance with love and prosperity. There are only some who can see from there eyes and can listen from there hearts about the festival of AP fantastic festival full of culture,heritage and traditions of this place and people.This place really plays a major role among all the states.A Place full of joy and happiness, a place full of lovely natural growth, a place full of love and life


satendra pal singh 2 months 3 weeks ago

अरुणाचल प्रदेश पर्यटन की दृष्टि से एक मनोहर एवं सौंदर्य पर्यटक स्थल है यहां के पर्वत एवं घाटियां तथा बर्फ का गिरना इसकी सुंदरता को और बढ़ाता है साथ ही इस प्रदेश की संस्कृति एवं उत्सव इसे और विशेष महत्वपूर्ण बनाते हैं


V K TYAGI 2 months 3 weeks ago

During festival tourism,most of Arunachal Pradesh public visits their native places and participate in festival tourism.Such type of activities favour festival will enhance activities of festival tourism.


Susanta Kumar Pattnaik 2 months 3 weeks 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