Shillong is all geared up to welcome the festive season with a unique festival of lights. Reminiscent of Diwali, this festival is a colourful display of lights, and will be held at the Polo Ground on 19 December from 5.30 pm onwards. It is aimed at promoting new art forms like fire painting, sand animation, freestyle football etc by Rabindra Bar from Guwahati. There will be flashmob dancing and a concert in which bands like Summersalt, Kubikles, This Band, Thegimp will perform.
A first of its kind festival in the Northeast region, it has also been organized to extend solidarity and help to the Chennai flood victims. Amazing Colours of India (ACI) has organized this festival to spread the message of peace. There are two kinds of tickets for participating in this festival, one is for Rs 500 (lantern and entry) and the other is Rs 300 (only for entry).