Official Website of Sangai Festival
The main venue for the festival will be at the Hapta Kangjeibung (Palace Compound) and Bhagyachandra Open Air Theatre (BOAT). These venues will host a number of cultural programmes as well as showcase the rich culture and tradition of Manipur. The venue at Hapta Kangjeibung will feature the indigenous huts of the varied tribes that inhabit Manipur. The venue for indigenous sports and water sports activities will be at the Khuman Lampak Sports Complex at Imphal and Takmu Water Sports Complex at Loktak, Moirang respectively. In addition to these venues, the Trade & Permanent Exhibition Centre at Lamboi Khongnangkhong will also serve as a venue for various stalls and also host other cultural programmes and sporting activities. The Manipur Sangai Festival will be in its seventeenth year of celebrations this year and Manipur Tourism aims to leverage this festival to attract increasing number of visitors to the state. With increasing participation from neighbouring and other countries, this year the Manipur Sangai Festival expects to witness participation from several countries like Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Cambodia, Vietnam, Singapore, Maldives, Malaysia, Mauritius, and Zimbabwe etc.