The India International Cherry Blossom Festival 2018 is all set to be back in Meghalaya. Yes, you read that right! The hilly state is all geared up for its autumn festival.
At a press conference in New Delhi, CM Conrad K Sangma announced the dates of the festival on Tuesday, which will be held in Shillong from November 14 to 17.
This is the third edition of the festival in the Khasi hills.
The Autumn Cherry Blossom Festival is organized by the Meghalaya government is association with the Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development and the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.
At the venue, one gets to witness not only the flowering festival but also a vast range of activities lined up for its enthusiasts.
The best part is it is free for all and open for all, whether locals or foreign nationals.
The festival is indeed a crowd-puller as several activities and programmes are lined up.
A host of community events take place during the festival such as the guided night walks, live music, beauty pageants and various lip-smacking stalls to tease the taste buds of the foodies.