Morung Express News
Thuwu-Ni Festival which is annually held in Pughoboto area has been shifted to Dimapur this year at Noune Resort to be held from November 27-29. The venue has been changed in order to cater to bigger audience and make it more accessible to the visitors and tourists.
Addressing media persons in Dimapur on Tuesday, Alobo Naga, who heads Musik-A, an event based company, said that the festival started in 2014 with a vision to promote the economic condition and welfare of the people. He said another objective of the festival was to create platform for the upcoming Naga artistes and musicians to showcase their talents and share stage with international and national artiste. The festival also aims at creating livelihood opportunity for rural farmers and local entrepreneurs and to provide a unique rural adventure tourism experience to the visitors. Alobo informed that stalls would be allotted free of cost to rural farmers in order to promote them.
Some of the activities to be showcased at the festival include silent disco, drive in movie, adventure and outdoor activities, pink night etc. Silent disco is being introduced for the first time in the state and the organizers said it would be an eco-friendly party without noise pollution with Bluetooth connected ear phones. Angling, boat ride, water safari, ATV, quad biking and outdoor camping are some other features of the festival. Bands like Avora Records, Polar Lights, Melodrama, Chicken Head, Teaspoon Project would also be performing on the first day. Pink Night has been scheduled on day three with DJs from Ukraine, Bangalore and Nagaland to perform on that day.
The cost of the tickets for Normal and VIP are Rs. 300 and Rs. 1000 respectively. The organizers have informed that only limited tickets will be sold per day.
Thuwu-Ni festival was privatized in 2018 and its management was taken over by Musik-A.