beach is the nearest beach to Kolkata where weekend can be
spent. The government of West Bengal trying to upgrade the standard of
Digha beach to decorate it as the finest tourist spot near the city of
joy. For this purpose, Digha Beach Festival being organised at a place
near Digha. It will run from 13 January to 16 January 2012.
Various events and functions are being organised to give the festival
a grand success.
sports would be introduced for
the first time in Digha, as well
as at the nearby Tajpur and
Mandarmani beaches. The
water sports will include: para- sailing, water skiing,
snorkelling, water zorbing, etc. Beach volleyball, beach kabaddi and a
will be the beach sports events
at the Digha beach festival. There will be an all-terrain bike
competition too. Live musical bands will perform on specially erected
platforms on the beach. The food festival organised during the
festival will offer
delectable seafood, including
local favourites Hilsa,
Pomphret, Betki and Prawn. Films will be screened on giant screens set
for the festival. There will be a colourful fireworks display in the
evenings every day.