SUBJECT :The festival celebrations will include football tournament, traditional food fest, bird watching, horse riding, cultural programmes, exhibitions and a grand musical night 

Namchi, January 28, 2018: Area MLA-cum-Minister G.M. Gurung attended the review meeting regarding the celebration of Eco/village Tourism-cum-Losar Festival at Rukumtar, Gangchung on January 25.

The meeting was also attended by zilla upadhakshya, Temi BDO, Tourism official, panchayats and public.

The meeting decided to celebrate the festival from three days from February 12 to 14. The festival celebrations will include football tournament, traditional food fest, bird watching, horse riding, cultural programmes, exhibitions and a grand musical night, it was informed.

The football tournament is likely to start from January 29 at Rukumtar and the final will be played on February 14. The meeting also fixed the prize money of Rs. 60,000 for winner and Rs. 40,000 runner up team.

The grand festival celebration will also help in boosting the tourism sector of Gangchung under Temi-Namphing constituency, said the president of the organizing committee.

The minister urged the youth of Gangchung for their cooperation to make the event successful.


Source: Sikkim Express