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CHINAR celebrates IMD 2019 with a festival


The Central Himalayan Institute for Nature and Applied Research (CHINAR) will celebrate the ecological and cultural heritage of the Indian Himalaya for International Mountain Day 2019. The organization plans to hold a three-day event in Liti village, Bageshwar, Uttarakhand to recognize biodiversity and culture, popularize sustainable mountain tourism and promote the region. They are planning an open conference for community members to discuss mountain-related themes; a day of hiking and trekking; and a fest with rural games, traditional dance, handicrafts and more.

Photo from CHINAR