Sangai Festival - promoting Manipur

Cultural dance at Sangai Festival (photo -

Sangai Festival, also known as Tourism Festival until 2010, is named after the shy and gentle brow-antlered deer popularly known as the Sangai Deer, which is the state animal of Manipur.

The festival is organised by Manipur Tourism Department every year and generally held from November 21 to 30 in Imphal, Manipur. The Festival strives to showcase and promote the best of what the state has to offer to the world in terms of art and culture, handloom, handicrafts & fine arts, indigenous sports, cuisines & music, eco & adventure sports as well as the scenic natural beauty of the land.

Apart from showcasing the culture of Manipur, the festival also conducts other events like fashion shows, rock shows, etc and participation of various Indian States, foreign traders and cultural troupes make it grand in scale and style. According to the Manipur tourism department, the Sangai Festival is the right venue for innovative people with innovative ideas meet on a common platform.

Fore more info about the festival, location, accommodation and other details visit the festival's official website -