Myoko Festival, Arunachal Prades

The Myoko Festival is an annual celebration in Ziro Valley, especially by three indigenous tribes namely Diibo-Hija, Hari-Bulla and the Apatani. It’s a 10-day celebration; it goes on from March 20 – 30 every year.
Myoko festival is celebrated to extend and strengthen the bond of the family, and bless the members with fertility and fortune. The most revered member

Judima Festival, Assam

The festival is named after Judima, the traditional rice brew of the Dimasa community, which is unique in taste, method of preparation and is an integral part of the social life.
Apart from being a symbolic celebration of rich cultural heritage of the district, the festival aims to initiate the idea of alternative livelihood to the local brewers and tourism

Yaoshang Festival, Manipur

Yaoshang festival is celebrated on the full moon day of phalguna purnima and it is one of the most important festivals of Manipur. Sports festival is organized in every locality as a part of celebrating the festival since the last four to five decades. Main highlight of the festival is the Thabal Chongba (a folk dance).
The literal meaning of

Dehing Patkai Festival, Assam

The “Dehing Patkai” Festival is a festival that showcases the Assamese tribal culture. Assam is a home for a number of tribes and among them there are around 20 tribes which actively take part in the cultural festival of “Dehing Patkai”. The tribes exhibit their traditional dance and music forms along with fashion and games. The main aim of this

Majuli Festival, Assam

Majuli in Assam is known to be the largest river island in the world and it also holds a Guinness World record for being so. Locals claim that the island used to had a land cover of 880 square kilometers which got shrunk to 352 square kilometers over a period of time due to the effect of erosion and growth

Behdienkhlam, Meghalaya

A harvest festival of the tribal community of Meghalaya. Meghalaya is one of the Northeastern states which is popular for the rich heritage and culture. It is also well known for its indigenous music and festivals. There are a number of festivals that are celebrated in the state with great zeal and enthusiasm. Some of these festivals include Shad Nongkrem,

Jonbeel Mela, Assam

Assam’s Jonbeel Mela: Where cashless transactions have been in vogue for 500 years. The Jonbeel Mela, organised by the Tiwa community at Dayang Belguri in Morigaon district for over five centuries, witnesses the exchange of goods between tribes from the hills and plains of Assam as well as Meghalaya.
In a demonetised age where cashless transactions are being projected as

Dree Festival, Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is famed as- The Land of the Towering Mountains and the gigantic sub-tropical Forests. This state is the coast of dawn lit mountains and considered as the estate of rising sun. It is also stated as the “Orchid State of India” and the “Paradise of the Botanists.“
Situated in a half-hidden north-eastern edge of India, Arunanchal Pradesh is

Ambubachi Mela, Assam

Ambubachi Mela is one of the biggest congregations of eastern India. It is the most important festival of the Kamakhya temple and is celebrated in the month of June every year.
It is more of a ritual of austerities, a festival celebrated with Shakti rites. The belief is that Kamakhya embodies the mother cult, the Shakti. During the period of

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