GUWAHATI: The annual Dwijing festival held on the banks of Aie River has been awarded in five categories at the prestigious WOW Awards Asia, 2020. The festival won in the categories of-Rural activation of the year, a special event of the year for the government, rural engagement property of the year, business knowledge-exchange property of the year and special event of the decade.
The award-winning fourth edition of Dwijing festival was organized by the Dwijing festival organising committee under the guidance of the tourism minister, Chandan Brahma and in association with Assam tourism and Bodoland tourism.
The festival is an annual river festival celebrated in the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) region aiming to attract global tourists and exchange of cultures. Ethnic trade and food festivals, exhibitions, games and sports, river campaign and adventure activities, and various cultural programs make the event a colourful one.