The International Himalayan festival is commended in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh to honor the event when His Holiness The Dalai Lama was granted Nobel Peace prize in the year 1985. The celebration holds an exceptional significane as it symbolizes the peace initiative. Indo-Tibetan Friendship Society alongside the Central Tibetan Administration and Himachal Pradesh Tourism supports the Global Himalayan Festival.
Different stalls in the celebration showcase the way of life, painstaking work, traditional medicines, and cooking styles of the Himalayan area. The celebration goes about as an activity to strengthen harmony between the occupants of Himachal Pradesh and Tibetans.