Dwijing Festival 2023 Date, Schedule, Celebrities & Significance

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Dwijing Festival 2023: Dwijing Festival is an annual river festival in the Chirang district of the BTR area of Assam. The Dwijing Festival is celebrated as the New Year festival with a colorful program at the end of the year. As you know, this festival has been calendared. Dwijing festival is an annual river festival celebrated on the banks of the Aie river near the Hagrama Bridge of the Chirang District of Assam.

Dwijing festival is one of the most famous river festivals in India. Every year the organizers invite many Bollywood and also regional singers and actors to this festival. As you know these festive events are organized with enough entertainment for different types of entertainment. Dwijing festival is also a window to display the different indigenous cultures of Northeast India. 

What is Dwijing Festival?

The Dwijing Festival is an annual festival set on the banks of 'Aie', meaning mother. The festival is a colorful celebration of Assam's culture. Dwijing Festival means “River Festival” bank of the river, which festival calls in the Bodo language as Dwijing Festival. Dwi means “water” and Jing means “Near” at once Near Water in Bodo “Dwijing” it’s a Bodo language.

The Dwijing Festival will be celebrated in different colorful events such as the BTR region of Assam. Ethnic trade and food festivals, exhibitions, games and sports, river campaigns and adventures, and various cultural programs make it the center of a New Year’s festival.

As a means of earning a platform for locals and others in the region, the festival focuses specifically on business activities for the generation of advanced economies through rural tourism. However, the festivities support the families of flood victims through the reproduction and distribution of festival generations.

Catch amazing live performances by the best Indian artists, indulge your taste buds in scrumptious north-eastern cuisine, shake a leg with the cultural dance performers, shop for some unique local finds, get your blood pumping at the many adventure activities, camp under the stars in luxury, there's so much to do and more, with an amazing vibe to boot. A lifetime of memories.

Why Dwijing festival is celebrated?

This celebration has not started for a long time, so far it has happened only 4 times. After the opening of the Hagrama Bridge, the natural beauty of the place increased even more and people were coming there for picnics.

And later due to the large number of people coming, the local people formed a committee and started a spring festival called the winter festival. Later the government made the same place a tourist destination and started promoting the tourist destination of Bodoland through the Dwijing festival.

Dwijing Festival 2023 – Aie River Festival Chirang, Assam

Every time an attempt is made to make the festival more interesting than other times, Bollywood playback singers and actors join the dwijing festival. Every year many more celebrities are invited to entertain at the festival.

The Dwijing Festival starts from the 27th of December 2022 to the 7th of January 2023 every year. Many sports auditions will start at this time and also you can enjoy horse riding, parachute ride, paragliding, boat ride, elephant safari, Zip safari, etc.

Aforegoing Shahrukh Khan, Arijit Singh, and Neha Kakkar can be seen in Dwijing. Although there was a lot of discussion on social media about inviting those people last two years ago, for some reason it could not happen.


Dwijing Festival 2023 Dates and Schedule

For general information, I want to tell you that last year the festival was not organized due to the corona pandemic and fluctuations due to local govt elections in BTR areas. You should know that this festival is organized by the local government so the festival was not organized last year.

This time the Dwijing Festival Committee meeting was held on Wednesday 17th November 2021 at Hotel Cygnet Mega Park, Chirang. And in that meeting, the festival of this time was discussed and the administrative department of Chirang district was present at the meeting. 

And last time in 2019-20 the Minister of Transport Department Chandan Brahma had told the media that this festival will be organized every year. And he had fixed the date of the festival and told us that this festival will be organized every year on this same date.

The festival’s calendared date is the 27th of December 2022 to the 7th of January 2023. Stay tuned to get real and accurate updates about Dwijing when the date is fixed we will update it for you.

Dwijing Festival Location and Place

The festival starts end of the year and began in the New year (December- January). This place is located in the district of Chirang, BTR, Assam. This place people call Hagrama Bridge because the center of attraction is the longest bridge park.

~~ADDRESS~~
AIE River park,
Hagrama Bridge,
Chirang, BTC, Assam
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Dwijing Festival Location Distance From Nearest City/Landmark
Bongaigaon9.2 KM
Kokrajgar50 KM
Goalpara65 KM
Manas National Park78 KM
Nalbari122 KM
Guwahati186 KM

The nearest hotel is Cygnet Park, Himalaya Hotel is also popular in this area to stay with your family, but it is very expensive. You can book this hotel online by Goibibo, Make Mytrip, etc. India’s largest oil refinery is located there Bongaigaon Refinery if you wish to visit there.

Some Activities to Enjoy at Dwijing Festival 2022-23

As we told above you can enjoy it a lot. there are many facilities for sports and many things like Paragliding, Helicopter Ride, Riverside Camping, Hot Air Balloons, Adventure Sports, Arts & Craft, Bollywood Performances, Food zone, Ethnic Market, Sports, Art installation, Traditional Dance Performances, Jungle Safari, Exhibition, etc.

Paragliding: 

Millions of people come to enjoy the New Year celebrations at that festival. There are many sports categories out there Paragliding is also one of them. You can enjoy paragliding there and see the beauty of the river.

Helicopter Ride:

You can also roam on a helicopter at that festival. During the festival, you can go there and get up on a helicopter and see a beautiful view of the surroundings.

Riverside Camping:

If you love nature and want to sit near the water with moonlight then that dream of yours will come true with this festival. Because you can spend your best time with colorful lights and moonlight by river camping of the same festival.

Hot Air Balloon: 

After the helicopter and paragliding ride, you can enjoy a hot air balloon ride through which you can see the whole festival arrangements and the beauty of the riverbank. You can also say that this is another attraction of this festival.

Bollywood Performances:

To make the event more spectacular, many Bollywood celebrities are invited to this festival. You can enjoy this festival very well from all sides.

Bollywood Celebrites on Dwijing Festival
Amit TrivediMusic Director / Singer
Bhoomi TrivediSinger
Lucky Ali Singer / Actor / Music Director
Malaika AroraActress
Himesh ReshammiyaMusic Director / Actor / Singer
Kailash KherMusic Director & Singer
Great KhaliProfessional Wrestler
Shweta PanditSinger
Vishal ShekharMusic Director / Singer
Jonita Gandhi Singer
Sugandha MishraActress / Singer
MikaSinger
Kiku ShardaComedian
Neeti MohanSinger
Kumar SanuSinger

FAQs

What is the calendarized date of the Dwijing festival?

Dwijing Festival is held every year from 27 December to 7 January. The festival is celebrated on the bank of the river Aie, Chirang district of Assam.

Which year is the first edition of Dwijing festival?

Dwijing festival was first organized in the year 2016-17. Now it's an annual festival organized by Dwijing festival committee and sponsored by Assam Tourism and Bodoland Tourism.

Do I need a ticket to enter the Dwijing Festival?

Yes, you need a ticket to enter the festival. Last time its ticket cost was Rs 20. Please check the entry price may be different this time.

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