Bhubaneswar: The much-awaited annual Adivasi Mela-2019 will begin from tomorrow. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will inaugurate the annual tribal fair at the IDCOL Exhibition Ground in Unit-III area of the city.
The event will continue till February 9.
The Adivasi mela showcases the art, artifacts, culture, tradition, and music of the tribal people of Odisha.
The stalls at the mela display and sells various handicrafts items made by the tribal people. Several cultural, musical and dance programs are also conducted in the evenings as a part of the mela.
There are 62 tribal communities in the state, of which 13 communities belong to Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs).