Basar Confluence, a confluence of folk art, tribal culture and music is all set to be held at Basar in Lepa Rada district of Arunachal Pradesh from November 19 -21.
The three-day confluence will be organized by Gumin Rego Kilaju, a society working for improving the livelihood of local people of Basar.
The society is involved in conservation, cleaning rivers, banning hunting, football academy, planting counselling and guidance for students, among others.
The confluence will showcase the lifestyle and culture of different tribal communities of Arunachal Pradesh.
Tourists can enjoy sports like different forms of archery, acrobatics and many other sports at the confluence.
The confluence also has a host of activities lined up for tourists like traditional fishing, textile weaving, paddy harvesting etc.
There will be music performances by Barmer Boys, Fiddler’s, Omak Komut Collective and Nikom Riba, reports The Telegraph.
Many artists will also exhibit their beautiful artworks during the festival days.
There is an artist residency at Basar where a handful of artists spends a month with the villagers and come up with projects inspired by them.
Visitors can also enjoy the scenic natural beauty by trekking or cycling.
To encourage people to plant more trees, the organizers has an exciting feature known as Tea for Tree stall.
If you buy a cup of organic tea for Rs 100, the organizers will plant a tree in your name and send pictures and its geographical coordinates to you by mail or SMS, the report added.
Basar is located at a distance of 90 km from Silapathar in Assam.
The details of the confluence can be found in the website: https://www.basarconfluence.org/
Basar Confluence aims at promoting the tourism of the beautiful place Basar which is quite a lesser known spot of Arunachal Pradesh.