The much anticipated Dwijing Festival begins on Friday on the banks of Aie River at Chirang district in Assam.
The fourth edition of the Dwijing festival, which will continue till January 7, promises to be an enthralling spectacle with lots of entertainment and fun-filled activities lined up for the visitors.
The 12-day festival will witness performance of a number of singers and dance troupes of the northeast, food carnivals, exhibitions, adventurous games, fashion shows, competitions and a host of other thrilling activities.
Bollywood artistes like Vishal and Shekhar, Jonita Gandhi, Sugandha Mishra will enthrall the audience in the evening on Friday.
Moreover, Bollywood singers Neeti Mohan and Mika Singh will also perform in the evening on January 4.
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 third edition of the Dwijing Festival, which was held in December last year, was a huge success with the footfall of a large number of visitors.