The 16th State Level Orange Festival Tamenglong cum Centenary Celebration of Tamenglong Administration began on December 16 at Lower Ground, Tamenglong HQ. The festival venue has been turned into No-Tobacco Zone to promote good health. The festival will continue till December 18, 2019.
Totem shooting, camping and expedition, choral singing competition, orange eating competition for VVIP and laymen, orange queen contest, best oranges competition, indigenous games such as wooden cart racing, folk songs and traditional dance among others are the main highlights of the festival.
In view of the Orange Festival and Christmas season, daily helicopter service (except on Sundays) in the Imphal-Tamenglong sector was introduced from December 12 onwards.
The daily helicopter flights from Imphal to Tamenglong for Monday–Thursday will depart on 11:10 am while the return flight will take off on 11:45 am.