Ziro Music Festival: 4 Days of Music, Art & Culture

Boundless land of greenery and gigantic mountains leaves you spellbound at Ziro Valley! Its natural beauty has made it a World Heritage Site. Located in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, Ziro is a census town lying 115 km from the capital Itanagar. Are these just the reasons why Ziro is getting popular each year? Well, the answer here is a no. Each year more than 5,000 people swarm into this beautiful valley, making it a hub of music and destination of no cultural bounds.

The Greatest Outdoor Music Festival of India was founded in the year 2012 by Bobby Hano and Menwhopause guitarist & founder Anup Kutty and is hosted by folks of Apatani Tribal group residing in Ziro.

Extending over 4 Days of Fun, 2 Stages showcasing brilliant music shows, 40 Acts to keep you enticed and attracting 6000 Attendees.

4 days of music, art, culture, and happiness grow remarkable making it India’s greatest outdoor music festival which occurs amidst mother nature and is eco-friendly at the same time. The infrastructure is built by locally sourced bamboo and naturally degradable sources. With the aim of making it completely green and eco-friendly festival, the organizers have set some Festival Etiquettes. They are sure to make Ziro Valley a better place for everyone.

When is Zero Festival of Music 2019?

Hurray!!! The dates have been announced and Early Bird Passes are here!

When: Start Date 26th September 2019, Time 12:00 PM

End Date: 29th September 2019, Time 10:00 PM

Where to get the tickets?

To get the Early Bird Passes for this Grand Gig, check out the Ticket section below which will take you to Official Ticket Seller and do go through the Rules & Regulations prior to booking your tickets.

Note:

  • All you need to do is get the printout or the ticket number along with your photo id to get the wristband at the festival box office.
  • This ticket is valid only for the person and entitles the buyer entry into the festival area during all four days of the festival. This does NOT include accommodation or food.
  • The ticket money is non-refundable. The performers are subject to change, and no refunds will be offered if any performances are canceled or in the case of any extreme weather.

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  • Starting Rs. 2,000 Book Now
    DAY 1 PASS: 26 September 2019 | 10:00 AM Onwards
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    DAY 2 PASS: 27 September 2019 | 10:00 AM Onwards
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    DAY 3 PASS: 28 September 2019 | 10:00 AM Onwards
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    DAY 4 PASS: 29 September 2019 | 10:00 AM Onwards

Where will it happen?

Like each year, it will happen in the Ziro valley. Transportation takes place by road through Ziro town.

Where to stay?

As the accommodations are high in demand, it is recommended to book lodges & homestay in advance. Festival authority provides tents which have the price included with tickets or you could also bring your own tents. As this festival happens during monsoon, it’s always preferable to carry raincoats, umbrella, and gumboots.

There are different accommodation packages available at Ziro Valley which varies from Bring Your Own Tent, Hotels, and Home Stays. The space is limited so if you are deciding to attend this year’s Ziro Festival of Music, you would better book your accommodation now. Check details like types of BYOT and Hotels below.

KITE MANJA & CAMP ZINGARO (The Oldest & Happiest Campsite in Ziro Festival of Music)

Package 1: 3 Days Camping (including Breakfast+ Dinner) – Dome Tent

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Package 2: 4 Days Camping (including breakfast & dinner)

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Package 3: 4 Days Camping (including breakfast & dinner)+Naharlagun Transfers+Inner Line Permit

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Package 4: 5 Nights Carefree Package – (Camping (including breakfast & dinner)+Naharlagun transfers+Inner Line Permit+Festival Pass)

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Package 5: 6 Days Guwahati-Ziro-Guwahati by road transfer+Camping (including breakfast & dinner) + Inner Line Permit

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Package 6: 6 Days Carefree package from Guwahati (Guwahati-Ziro-Guwahati by road transfer + Camping + Festival Ticket + ILP)

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Near By Hotels:

There are a few hotels/lodges in Ziro with basic amenities. It is advisable to book early to avoid rush. Please check directly with the hotels about bookings.

  1. Hotel Blue Pine
  2. Ziro Valley Resorts
  3. Kasa Resort
  4. Arunachal Guest House

How to reach Ziro?

Reaching Ziro is quite an adventure as there is no direct air route available. You could preferably take a flight to Guwahati or capital Itanagar. You could then take an overnight train to Naharlagun from Guwahati. You can also reach through road from Guwahati, which is 450 KMs from Ziro, but all domestic non-residents of Arunachal Pradesh will need an Inner Line Permit to enter Arunachal Pradesh, whereas Foreigners will need a Protect Area Permit.

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