Assam gears up for 3rd edition of ‘Dwijing Festival’
Assam gears up for 3rd edition of ‘Dwijing Festival’ Photo: Twitter

Hectic preparation for the third edition of the Dwijing Festival is underway.

The festival will commence from December 27 next and continue till January 7 next year.

The 12- day event will witness international acts to Bollywood personalities like Kailash Kher, Amit Trivedi, Malaika Arora Khan, Himesh Reshammiya, Neeraj Shridhar,Bhoomi Trivedi, Shweta Pandit, Great Khali and a galaxy of other stars are expected to attend and perform during the festival.

With the target of promoting river tourism in the rural areas of BTC and the State, the festival was initiated in the year 2016-17 under the moniker of ‘AIE RIVER WINTER FESTIVAL’ on the bank of river Aie in the Chirang district of BTC.

Later in 2017-18, the name was changed to ‘Dwijing’ meaning river bank and it became the annual river festival of the region.

The festival also provides livelihood opportunities for the local and focuses on the business activities for better economic generation through rural tourism.

The Dwijing Festival this year will also showcase various activities such as display of ethnic food and culture, adventure activities, ethnic games and more.

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