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Home>>East India>>Assam>>Fair and Festivals of Assam

Assam Fair and Festivals

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Ali-Ai-Ligang, the spring festival of the Mishing Tribe is the most colourful festival held every year on the first Wednesday (Ligange lange) of the month of 'Ginmur Polo' (February-March). 'Ali' means root, seed; 'Ai' means fruit and 'Ligang' means sow. That is why 'ceremonial' sowing of paddy starts on this day.

Bihu

The Rangali Bihu is a dance festivel. The highlight of this dance is a group of young boys and girls, dancing in separate groups with drums beats & pipes. On its eve, the womenfolk clean the clothes and prepare special Bihu delicacies like 'Chira' & 'Pitha'. The menfolk collect necessary items like 'Tara Pogha' (ropes for the cattle) and vegetables like raw turmeric, brinjal, gourd etc.

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Brahmaputra Beach Festival, Brahmaputra Beach Festival fairs festivals, Brahmaputra Beach Festival travel Brahmaputra Beach Festival

The Assam Boat Racing & Rowing Association, Guwahati organizes Brahmaputra Beach Festival on sandy beach of the mighty river Brahmaputra in association with Tourism Department, Govt. of Assam with various colourful cultural activities and adventure sports every year.

Dehing Patkai Festival

Dehing Patkai Festival in eastern Assam derives its name from the lofty Patkai range and the playful Dehing river. It is a exciting cocktail of ethnic fairs, golfing, tea heritage tours, adventures sports, wildlife excursion and down-mwmory-lane trips to World War II cemeteries and the Stilwell Road, once the passage to the golden land of Myanmar.

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Dosa Thoi! Long Nai

Dosa Thoi! Long Nai is a very important religious dance performed at the 'Bathou Puja' or worshipping of their God-Shiva. In this dance the priestess called Deodhani dances with a bowel on her head in which the blood of a sacrificed fowl is kept.

Elephant Festival

For conservation and protection of Asiatic elephant a festival is organized every year at Kaziranga National Park jointly by the Forest Department and Tourism Department, Govt. of Assam. This year the festival will be held from 30th January to 1st February with various activities by domestic elephants and various cultural programs 

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Jonbeel Mela, Jonbeel Mela fairs festivals, Jonbeel Mela travel, Jonbeel Mela of Assam, Fair and Festival of Assam Jonbeel Mela

Jonbeel of Jagiroad is host to one of the most spectacular and popular fairs in Assam. Come winter and tribes & communities like Tiwa, Karbi, Khasi, Jaintia come down with their products for this Mela. This is perhaps the only fair in India where barter system is still alive. A big market is organised during this fair and people from various tribes and communities exchange their products.

Majuli Festival

The Majuli Festival of Assam offers you a lot of scopes to make you a part of this festival. Special events are being organised during the festivals days round the clock. Cultural programmes takes place with the participation of various traditional and classical cultural troupes of Assam and troupes from rest of the country, in addition to rich cultural heritage of Majuli.

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Tea Festival, Tea Festival fairs festivals, Tea Festival travel, Tea Festival of Assam, Fair and Festival of Assam Tea Festival

This festival in eastern Assam derives its name from the lofty Patkai range and the playful Dehing river. It is a heady cocktail of ethnic fairs, golfing, tea heritage tours, adventures sports, wildlife excursion and down-mwmory-lane trips to World War II cemeteries and the Stilwell Road, once the passage to the golden land of Myanmar. It is organized in the month of January every year.

 

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