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Date Of Island Tourism Festival2013

An important annual event in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Island Tourism Festival will begin January 5, 2013. A 10-day carnival, the festival will end on January 15, 2013. Performing arts forms an integral part of this festival.

About Island Tourism Festival

Andaman and Nicobar Island is a bustling place since January 1 with the advent of New Year. The Island Tourism Festival brings an added charm continuing the festive fervor. Organized by the Andaman and Nicobar Administration, Port Blair, the festival is meant to boost tourism activity in the Andamans. The unique culture of the region is reflected in through the festival where people from different lifestyles participate.

This festival attracts people from different religious group and culture. The cosmopolitan culture of Port Blair is seen in the exhibitions, dances, songs, and group performances during the festival days. You can enjoy the dances, shop at the handicrafts store, and go for adventure sports. Popular winter sports on Island Tourism Festival include parasailing and boating. Children will also have a memorable time coming to a winter holiday trip to Andaman Islands this year. Apart from tourists, the event also draws entrepreneurs, government agencies, and people related to the tourism of the state.

Highlights of island Tourism Festival

The festival takes place every year during December-January. From January 5, 2011, the tourism even is expected to interests hundreds coming to Andaman. The exhibition has contributed to the development of the region significantly. Cultural performances by dance troupes, tribal songs and dances, magic shows, and other live performances mark the show. Amateur artists and artisans bring in their art works for sale.

You can shop a number of antique items and home decors from this place. The Nicobari Hodi race takles place during this time. It is one of the unique water sports events in this Andaman Island festival. Puppet show, baby show, and dog race are some of the interesting things for children. The floating restaurant is where you can go for snacks, food, and drinks.


How to Rich Island Tourism Festival 
  By Air
Port Blair is connected to Chennai, Kolkatta and Bangkok by air. Presently flights are operated by Alliance Air/Indian Airlines and Jet Airways.

By Ship
Regular passenger ship services operate regularly from Chennai, Kolkatta and Visakhapatnam to Port Blair and vice-a-versa. The voyage takes about three days and the ship normally berth at Port Blair for about 2-4 days.
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