Madikeri Chambers of Commerce and Industry along with Coorg Eco-Tourism Promotion Council are jointly organising the Coorg Tourism-cum-coffee festival at Madikeri on April 15.Â
This event will provide a forum for the tourism industry and the plantation sector, including home-stay ventures to explore joint opportunities.Â
According to a press release, the festival will have stalls of resorts, hotels, travel agencies and adventure tourism operators. Seminars and open forum discussions with the government departments concerned have been arranged as part of the festival.Â
The festival will have video presentations of home-stays and tourist-worthy locations. The Coorg food festival will also be a part of this festival. The festival will also highlight the rich culture of Coorg and the history of the Kodavas. Coorg jewellery, art and handicrafts, traditional Coorg costumes, Coorg weaponry and period photographs on display will narrate their stories.Â
There will be a pictorial narration of Coorgâ€™s history and Coorg dances and other cultural programmes.
Source: Business Standard