Port Blair, Apr 19: The Directorate of Tourism will be organizing ‘Beach Festival-2017’ from April 28 to 30, 2017 at Corbyn’s Cove. The concept of organizing ‘Beach Festivals’ is to popularize beach activities in A&N Islands apart from providing sunset entertainment to the Islanders as well as to the visiting tourists. Stalls for delicious food, handicrafts etc. will be put up at the venue of the Festival. Besides, fun games and adventure water sports activities will also be organized as part of the Festival.
During the ‘Beach Festival’, sports and competitions will be organized to encourage more participation from general public and tourists. “Sand Sculpture” competition and Fishermen Dinghi race will be added attractions of the festival. All these competitions will be held at Corbyn’s Cove.
Interested persons/tourists may register their names for participation in the sports and competitions. For Beach Volleyball and Tug of War for Men & Women, Coconut Tree Climbing for men and Musical Chair for women and children, Shri Wilson Mathew, Sports Department, Netaji Stadium can be contacted on Phone No.9434299465; Shri Abdul Salam, Asst. Director of Fisheries, Fisheries Department, Phone No.9434266187 for Fishermen Dinghi Race; Dr. Rasheeda Iqbal, Asst. Director (Art & Culture) Cellular Jail Complex, Phone No.9434260984 for Local Dance Competition; Shri Gomastha, Artist IP Division, Directorate of IP&T Phone No.9434281893 for Sand Sculpture Competition (Open Category) and for allotment of stalls for food/handicrafts/games etc. Shri Avinash Kr. Singh, EE PBMC can be contacted on Phone No.9434266168.