It is full of life and an excellent flight of fancy. It is a festival which may seem unreal but is absolutely a treat to the eyes of the people who witness it. The main idea of the celebration is to entertain the tourists and take them on the route of fun and gala. Backed with several programs and functions, this festival is purely for enjoyment. For all those who wish to be part of the exciting culture of the state and to learn about their food, dance and music, this festival is where you need to be.
This festival takes place mostly in September or October and comprises of a lot of competitions like fishing, kite flying, golf and more. Showcasing of food cuisines, handicrafts, artwork is an important part of the festival.
Every Autum festival has a different theme which depicts the unique and rich culture of the state of Meghalaya.
The festival has also been listed in Guiness World Record for largest guitar ensemble playing Bom Dylan's song.
There is dance & music, many fun activities and delicious food of the state which is loved by people coming from different parts of India.
The nearest airport to Shillong is in Umroi which is about 25 kms away from the hill station. Guwahati is the nearest railway station which connects to many major cities of the country.
01 October 2020
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