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India’s First Lighthouse Festival

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Source: PIB

 

Context: India’s First Lighthouse Festival is set to begin in Goa.

  • The festival will take place with the aim of transforming historic lighthouses into tourist destinations.
  • This festival is a part of the ‘Lighthouse Heritage Tourism’ campaign, which aims to revamp 75 historic lighthouses across India and promote them as tourist spots.
  • The initiative aligns with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to transform these lighthouses into captivating tourism sites, showcasing their cultural significance and economic potential.