Published on : Tuesday, October 17, 2017
From 8-11 November 2017 the Cherry Blossom Festival in Shillong will celebrate the flowering in this International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, with community events such as guided night walks, live music gigs, a beauty pageant, and stalls showcasing the cuisine, wine, arts and craft of the region. Visitors might join night walks under illuminated cherry blossoms, led by volunteers at Ward’s Lake between 5-8 p.m.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul M Sangma and Director of Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD) Prof Dinabandhu Sahoo have invited the people of India and the international community to visit Shillong, Meghalaya and enjoy the second edition of India International Cherry Blossom Festival.
Rock concert, traditional folk music, unplugged western music and dance performances from all over North East India, choir performances, photography competitions, bicycle rallies, storytelling sessions of local and world folktales will be the other attractions for the visitors.