Jeevan Kite Festival Begins in Guwahati
GUWAHATI: Good news for all the creative heads in the city!! The Jeevan Kite River Festival "Sila Noi" is all set for its 9th consecutive year. The event will take place from 7th February-9th february 2020 on the banks of Brahmaputra, opposite Fancy Bazar, from 11 AM to 9 PM.
The main event of this river festival is the kite flying festival which will include the participation of more than thousands of kites in different shapes and sizes, some of which were previously only seen in International kite flying festivals.
North-East's biggest kite festival will also have other activities like adventure sports, cultural shows, puppet shows, film shows, workshops, boat ride, story-telling, exhibition, ethnic food stalls and much more.
A part of the #BrahmaputraCampaign initiative, the activities of this festival will be held in association with some eminent organizations of the city like Federation of Film Societies, Guwahati Cine Club, GalpaKatha and a few others.
Visitors this time can enjoy adventure sports activities, and even take joy rides on the river. The oldest of Assamese puppet theatres will perform regular shows on the event days.
Various traditional and modern cultural performances by renowned artists and bands will be performed live. People will also get an opportunity to taste various ethnic foods. People will float earthen lamps and fly sky lanterns as a mark of tribute to the river.
Various competitions like photography and videography will be organised. Cultural activities like dance and music will provide a platform to the young crowd to showcase their talent.