Saturday, November 29, 2008

Jaintia Tourism Festival begins

The week long tourism festival organise by the Jaintia Tourism and Environment Society (JTES) in collaboration with the District Administration and partner NGOs will start with an inaugural function on the November 1 and followed by a carnival or road show and food festival. Then at 4 PM in the evening people will be treated a musical extravaganza in the form of a beat contest.

The first part of the programme on the second day of the festival is a cultural programme at Khliehriat followed by fishing, boating cum wine festival at the famous Sajar Niangly Lake. In the evening another dose of musical treat called down memory lane will offered to the people. The third day of the festival will include cultural programme, archery, fishing, kite flying and fire balloon flying competition at the strikingly beautiful Syntu Ksiar with Kiang Nangbah memorial stone on the backup. In the evening there will be another musical concert organise by the All India Radio, Jowai.

The fourth day is a special day in the sense that simultaneously two programme in being organised on two special locations, a Boating, swimming competion entitled War Jaintia festival at Jarain another programme is cultural cum water sport at Iooksi on the Kupli river. In the evening a special comedy show called the great Jaintia laughter challenge will be held at Iawusiang, Jowai.
The fifth day has a pack programme which will start with a Nature and cultural tour to many tourist spots of the district, and then in the afternoon a festival of flying colours will held at the Ialong park followed by an evening of thousand lights cum musical night at the same venue. The last day of the festival is the closing ceremony cum fashion extravaganza at the district library auditorium, Jowai.

2 comments:

whitruss said...

Hi HH. I thought I would remember your email address but I can't recall the "@" part.

Anyway I just wanted to thank you again for hosting me in Jowai. It was an amazing experience and I really appreciated how welcome you made me feel. I hope very much to return.

Until next time!

Whitney

H.Helpme Mohrmen said...

Dear Whitney, It goes with the name.