When Did the Festival Begin?
The inaugural edition of the Ziro Festival of Music took place in September 2012, and it was an instant hit among both locals and travelers. With each passing year, the festival evolved into a grand celebration, drawing music enthusiasts from different corners of the world.
Significance of the Festival
More than just a music festival, Ziro holds deep cultural significance. It is a melting pot of tribes, traditions, and contemporary art. The festival aims to promote the rich cultural heritage of the Apatani tribe, the indigenous community of the Ziro Valley. Additionally, it fosters eco-tourism and sustains the region's natural beauty by adopting eco-friendly practices throughout the event.