Cherry Blossom Festival from November 14 to 17, 2016.
The pink and white of cherry trees in full blossom lent a colourful hue to shilliong first ever National Cherry Blossom Festival. Festival will be hosted from November 14 to 17, 2016.
Incidentally one of the most famous cherry blossom festivals in the word is hosted by Japan in April known as Hanami or Sakura and draws thousand of tourist to the country. Australia, Korea, China, US and some other countries also celebrate Cherry Blossom Festival which help them to boost there tourism and local economy.
This festival will boost the growth and make Mehhalaya an attractive destination for tourist . Cheif minister Mukul Sangma inaugrated India’s first Cherry Blossom Festivalin the state capital of Meghalaya.
The four day festival will showcase the unique beauty of pink and white cherry blossoms and will boost the tourist and meghalaya’s tradition. People from big cities looking for green destination away from the pollution and hustle bustle will find it very pleasent destination.