Sadiya, November 30: The first edition of Sadiya Festival, which is also the first tourism festival of Sadiya, was inaugurated this Sunday by ATDC (Assam Tourism Development Corporation) Chairman Jayanta Malla Baruah.
The project of “Sadiya Festival” has been taken up by Nizarapara Youth Club in association with LAC Group, an event management firm based in Guwahati, in an attempt to promote Sadiya as one of the main tourist destinations of the Northeast India.
The first edition of the festival shall continue till the month of February, 2018. Adventure sports, local food, circus, socio-cultural meets, music and dance, showcase of culture and tradition, visit to exotic locations, etc are the highlights of the event. The organising team shall provide camping sites, toilets and parking space, food and drinks along with picnic arena to the visitors.
November 27 to December 09 shall witness music, dance, games, adventure sports, showcase of tribal culture and tradition from all over Assam among other events.
The festival is organised under the Dr Bhupen Hazarika Setu, the longest river bridge of India.