The Baokhungri Festival Organizing Committee has decided to hold the 5th Baokhungri Festival at Baokhungri Hillside in Kokrajhar district from April 12 next under the sponsorship of the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC).
A meeting of the Baokhungri Festival Organizing Committee was held at the BTC Secretariat conference hall with the Executive Member (EM) of Sports and Youth Welfare, BTC, Doneswar Goyary in the chair.
The meeting decided to organise hill trekking, traditional game competitions on Khomlainai, Gila, Batha, Daobo Aithing, live cock fight, ethnic food festival and cultural extravaganza during the festival.
The hill trekking competition for both male and female, which has already got fame in the national level along with neighbouring Bhutan, is likely to be joined by competitors from various parts of the country and abroad.
Meanwhile, massive preparations are going on in full swing for smooth conduct of festival.
Sources said over one hundred stalls have been installed this year for ethnic food festival while roads for hill trek have been cleared.
Apart from these, paragliding is also a centre of attraction in the festival.
Sources informed that the stalls from Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and other parts of the State have sought stalls for display of their traditional ethnic food.