THE OFAM IS OFFICIALLY OPENS!!
Orange festival of adventure and music kicks off officially!
DAMBUK, 16th December 2018: A crowd of 500+ people were in attendance on 15th December to kick off OFAM 2018!! Surrounded by the oranges of the lower Dibung valley, Hon’ble CM Pema Khandu joined Festival Director, Abu Tayeng and Local MLA, 75 year old Gum Tayeng. Dambuk, Deputy Commissioner Mitali Namchoom and Vikram Malhotra, Marketing Director JK Tyre & Industries Limited were among other dignitaries that graced the grand opening the OFAM!!
The crowd gathered for the OFAM inauguration was treated to the unique Cultural Programs of this mysterious Himalayan wilderness. This colourful display of culture was followed up with the flag off of the JK Tyre Orange 4X4 Fury. While addressing the crowd, CM Shri Pema Khandu said, “It all started with a small spark and today we are witnessing the 5thedition of this one of it’s kind adventure and music fest. There is a lot of enthusiasm and energy which sets the tone right for all the music and adventure lovers. We have bands that have come from all over the country and different parts of the world I thank each one of them for coming together and raising the bar with every passing year. Dambuk as a location has everything a tourist would want and we would like to welcome you to witness this spectacular place”
In the company of rainforest clad mountains, the orange orchards, the mighty Himalayan Rivers, the music and adventure lovers, the bands with music from around the globe and the awesome weather of Arunachal Pradesh. The setting of this place already reached palpable energy after the flag off and now the bands are taking over to make the crowd groove and jump to the music soon after.
As the sun sets in this scenic Himalayan Village of Dambuk, the night stage Yume Gine Guleng, is lining up with bands like Jhanu, The Royal Flush, Sanjeetha Bhattacharya, Bipul Chettri and The Travelling band and Trance effect. In amongst the picturesque Arunachal Pradesh, the music, adventure and orange eating is off to a great start. It’s going to be a night filled with music laughter and star gazing in Dambuk, we shall share more tomorrow!!