The 10th Discover Jaintia Festival is set to commence on February 24 and continue till February 27. It will be jointly hosted by District Administration of West Jaintia Hills and Jaintia Tourism and Environment Society at Jowai. The four day long affair will take place at Thadlaskein, Jowai, Lalong and Tuber.
Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma is scheduled to inaugurate the event at Thadlaskein Lake. A slew of events are scheduled on February 25, like DJ competition, quiz, folk songs, folk dances, cartooning, painting competition, creative writing, traditional fashion show, and a performance by the band Colours.
On February 26, a discovery run will be held from KNGC to Jrisalein. There will also be a group march, vintage car and Royal Enfield bike rally from Ladthalaboh to Jrisalein followed by a traditional group dance competition and a magic show.
On February 27, there will be an exhibition-cum-sale, food fest, paragliding, cultural programmes and a musical evening titled Yesterday Once More. The schedule for the last day also includes programs like Nohsakyriat, food fest, rafting, paragliding, wine festival, musical night and Dingkum flying.