Festivals has a great importance in tourism. Like other parts of India, there are many festivals in Eastern Himalayan region and each festival is unique in its nature. Festivals are the symbol of cultural diversity of the region. This region is an ideal example of amalgamation of different cultures of various communities who’s languages, tradition and customs are different. Ecology has also a great impact in their tradition and culture.
Promotion of festivals are very important for the socio-economic development of the local livelihood and also important as a part of the cultural conservation.
Some of the popular festivals of Eastern Himalaya are as follows: