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The Island Tourism Festival will begin today at Port Blair in Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Lieutenant Governor Jagdish Mukhi will inaugurate the mega event at ITF Ground this evening.
During the 10-day event, performances by the cultural troupes from mainland will help the Islanders renew their cultural ties with mainland India.
The cultural troupes from mainland as well as the Isles will also perform in outer Islands apart from South Andaman.
An International Cultural Group from Khazkhistan will also perform the ITF Ground.
A band of artists from mainland will also perform during the festival at North and Middle Andaman and also at Nicobar Group of Islands, besides South Andaman.
The other attractions will be the food courts, fun games and handicrafts etc.
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