Aizawl, Dec 9: Stage is all set for Thalfavang Kut to be held 2 days beginning Thursday here in Aizawl under the aegis of Tourism Department.
As planned to be celebrated as Adventure Festival, participants from outside the State have been invited to take part in several events during the festival like Hot Air Balloon, Powered Hang Glider, Paragliding, and Two Wheeler Stunt Show.
The venue of the festival- Tuirial Airfield has been chosen again like last year for convenience of visitors from outside State.
Various departments and associations have taken all possible steps to make the festival a grand success.
The organiser Tourism Department invites the people across the State and visitors from outside State to take part in the festival during 10th – 12th December.
It is the wish of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India that each State may organise as many festivals for tourist attraction, and during such festivals their respective culture and tradition may be showcased. The Ministry also expects the State to expose their Handloom & Handicraft products in such occasions and make them available for purchase. As per schedule, Thalfavang Kut 2015 will be inaugurated by Tourism Minister John Rotluangliana.
Besides cultural dance show, a heavy concert is also on the list of items for inaugural programme which will begin at 12 Noon.
Events and programmes during the festival include archery, rifle shooting, 2-wheeler and 4-wheeler racing, hot air baloon, powered hang gliding, paragliding joy ride, aeromodel exhibition, handloom and handicraft exhibition. Food plaza is also set up.
Sponsored by Mizoram Motor Sports Association (MIMSA), stuntmen from outside Mizoram have been invited for Motorbike stunt during the festival. Moreover, with the initiative of Aeropsports Association, 10 pilots have also been invited for the festival.