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Tawang Festival
        
Nature’s lavish allowances to some parts of the world are beyond description. While even the best of places on earth may not equal your sweet home, certain places on earth may hold your attention with such authority born out of their endless beauty that you may be unwilling to get out of the hold. TAWANG holds you tight with its unparalleled beauty and your senses marvel at the gift of nature displayed in every inch of the land.
Started in 2012, by the department of tourism, Arunachal Pradesh – The 8th edition of Tawang Festival is all set to begin from 29th to 31st of October for 3 days.
The festival is the biggest tourism extravaganza of the state that puts on display the richness of the monpa tribes and has everything from buddhist religious functions, traditional dances, showcasing of handloom products and other crafts made by the local artisans, ethnic cuisines, cultural display & street carnival that focus on the chronicled history of the Monpa Tribe and many more.
Fairs and festivals have always been an integral part of the indigenous communities of Arunachal Pradesh. "TAWANG FESTIVAL": The Festival of Dreams, an attempt to promote and showcase tourism potential and the rich heritage of the pristine land, contributing to the the growing cultural representation of North-East India, a festival of one of the most beautiful places in the country – Tawang, is doing its bit to promote the culture of its home state – Arunachal Pradesh.
Join us in our Festivities. Whether it be music or dance YOU ARE SURE TO PARTICIPATE!!
About Tawang Town
        
Before going to know about the festival it is important to know about Tawang Town. Because its beautiful tourist spots and tranquil environment is the reason for the festival. The hill station Tawang, located at an altitude of 3,500ft above the sea level surrounded with the majestic mountain ranges namely Gudpi and Chong-Chugmi is a beautiful destination.
Tawang hill station is such a beautiful town with mountains, waterfalls, greenery, lakes, etc it’s like a heaven on the earth. Due to all these reasons and attractions, tourism of Arunachal Pradesh selected this place to celebrate a festival to promote the tourism of the state.
Tawang Festival
        
Tawang festival is like the cultural fest with numerous attractions and exhibiting them in the festival. The main theme of the fest is making the tourist attractions of Arunachal Pradesh to be known all over India and to the world with the utmost celebrations. This festival is the right place to witness many attractions relating to cultures and traditions.
Here in this festival you can experience the traditional values of Buddhists. The festival is stage for many religious events, traditional and tribal dances, exhibition of crafts and arts by the tribes, hand-loom products, photography exhibition, paintings, etc. The local markets and roads of the whole hill station will glitter with many stalls in colorful decorations.
Tourist Attractions in Tawang Festival
        
The major attractions and events that take place in the festival are Dance of Yak, tribal participation with various dances and traditional rituals, traditional monastic dances, street performances, the traditional parade, Buddhist religious functions, and AJI-LHAMU DANCE is the main attraction of the festival. Projection of the historical movies of the state is another attraction of the festival.
Apart from celebrations, the pleasantness and tranquility of the town also attract tourists to visit the festival. The view of the town during the festival will be so awesome with the full of celebration prayer flags hangings, ongoing events and activities on streets, etc will be very attractive to see and enjoy. Festival in a pleasant and serene town looks very beautiful and joyful with the celebrations.
Overall, the pleasant hill station of Arunachal Pradesh will blossoms with full of joy and prosperity at the time of Tawang Festival.
Tawang festival is a three days fest with varied traditional activities and events. Tawang hill station is home for several tribes and the major tribal community is Monpas. Tribes of this hill station welcome tourists with humble respect and welcome wishes in their culture.
This three-day festival will be celebrated every year by the Tourism Department of Arunachal Pradesh and this year 2019 dates are not confirmed yet. Tawang festival processions will be started with a religious tradition known as “Sebang”. It means monks of Tawang town move to the festival spot in rallies from the Tawang monastery, this religious tradition is known as “Sebang”.
Places to be Visited in Tawang
        
Apart from celebrations, the pleasantness and tranquility of the town also attract tourists to visit the festival. The view of the town during the festival will be so awesome with the full of celebration prayer flags hangings, ongoing events and activities on streets, etc will be very attractive to see and enjoy. Festival in a pleasant and serene town looks very beautiful and joyful with the celebrations.
Overall, the pleasant hill station of Arunachal Pradesh will blossoms with full of joy and prosperity at the time of Tawang Festival.
As we known Tawang is a promotional festival to popularize tourist attractions of Arunachal Pradesh. So, the places of interest and attractions of this beautiful Tawang town to be seen are Bumla Pass, Sela Pass, Gorichen Peak, Madhuri Lake, Nuranang Falls, P.T.Tso Lake, Tawang monastery, Jang Waterfalls etc.
So, when you visit Tawang at this festival time never miss these places to visit. You will be bowled to the pleasing environment and the charm of the town.
Tawang festival is an experience-able fest to know about the various cultures and traditions of North-Eastern states. The cultural attractions and Buddhist processions will take away your heart from you. However, in Arunachal Pradesh Tawang hill station is also a must-visit place.