Festivals of Assam
Assam is a land of fairs and festivals. Most of the festivals celebrated in
Assam have their base in the multifarious faith and belief of its
inhabitants. The perfect combination of heritage of her multifaceted races
have made Assam the home of the most colourful festivals which are
enthusiastic, compelling and enchanting, exhibiting the true spirit,
tradition and lifestyle of the people of Assam. One of the most important
heritage festivals tours of Assam is Bihu, which is celebrated through out Assam with much
fun & fair.
of Arunachal Pradesh
Festivals form an essential aspect of Socio-Cultural life of the people of
Arunachal Pradesh. As a matter of fact religious festivals of Arunachal Pradesh
reflects the real culture and tradition of the people of Arunachal Pradesh.
Every social community of Arunachal Pradesh celebrate number of festivals tours.
The festivals of Arunachal Pradesh are generally - agricutural, religious
and socio-cultural, which give them ample opportunity to enjoy and entertain
freely. The fairs are the occasions for people to relax, to enjoy, to
dance and eat and drink.
Festivals of Manipur
Manipur is a land of festivities, fun and frolic all the year round.
Through out the year, Manipur is busy with the cycle of festivals. Hardly a
month passes without a festival or two. The harvest festivals of Manipur projects
their cultural, social and religious aspirations which, besides removing the
monotony of life and help the people lead a better and fuller life.
The Festivals of
Mizo people practice what is known as Jhum Cultivation. They
slash down the jungle, burn the trunks and leaves and cultivate the land.
All their other activities revolve around the Jhum operations and their
heritage festivals are all connected with such agriculture operations.
Though mostly Christians, the hill people have kept alive their rich
cultural heritage, colourful customs and lively traditions. Fairs and
dance Festivals of the Mizos have a unique tribal flavor. Other than Christmas and
New Year's Day, which are the most popular festivals, Mizos celebrate a
number of traditional festivals (KUT).
The Festivals of
There are three main communities - Khasis, Garos and Jaintias in Meghalaya,
all of whom have their own festivals and fairs. Few places have such diverse
festivals as Meghalaya that they are not complete without
dance and music. Most of the religious festivals signifies agricultural activities of
sowing and harvesting. The main festivals celebrated here are - Ka Pemblang
Nongkrem, Behdiengkhlam, Wangala.
Festivals of Nagaland
Nagaland is replete with festivities throughout the year as all the tribes
have their own tribal festivals which they greatly enjoy. The people of Nagaland
celebrate their distinct seasonal festivals with glitter, colour, music and
fanfare. Most of these harvest festivals in Nagaland revolve round agriculture,
which is still the main occupation of Naga society. Although some religious
and spiritual sentiments are inter-woven into secular rites and rituals, the
predominant theme of the festivals is offering of prayers to a God. Through
the festivals, Nagas try to
God, for a bountiful harvest either before the sowing or before reaping the
The Festivals of Sikkim
There are numerous festivals tours organized during the festivity season in Sikkim through out the year. As
people of Sikkim mostly follow Buddhism, the festivals celebrated here are
associated to the Buddhist festivals. Mostly the festivals are celebrated in
the Gompas or Monasteries of Sikkim, where people gather in large number to
commemorate the occasion.
The Festivals of
As Tripura is largely dominated by the Hindus, the festivals celebrated
here are quite common to the festivals celebrated in the rest of India. In
addition to this, there are many fairs and festivals unique to Tripura,
celebrated through out the year with great pomp and show.
The main religious festivals of Tripura are the Durga Puja (at the time of Dussehra),
Karchi Puja, Diwali, Dol Jatra (Holi), Pous Sankranti, Ashokashtmi and
Buddha Jayanti, Id, Christmas and New Year. The Garia, Ker Ganga and Gajan
festivals are important tribal festivities.