Bihu Dances one of the main folk dance of Assam,Generally performed during Bihu festival which is aslo the main festival of Assam.It is celebrated during Rongali Bihu which aslo marks the begining of Assamese New Year.
Both Males and Females perform the Joyous Dance ,and is characterized by brisk dance steps,and rapid hand movement. Dancers wear traditionally colorful Assamese clothing.
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India is Unique in its own way and I can assure that no one would find such uniqueness anywhere in the world..India is full of Culture,Traditions,Festival that is worth experiencing once in Life–That is why I say–“Agar India ko nahi dekha to kya dekha”(Means–If you haven’t seen India than what have you seen).. 🙂
And in This post I will present you with such Culture–The Traditional Festivals of NE India,In India every state has their own traditions and Culture and they are worth seeing and enjoying,So without wasting much time come lets know more about North Eastern Traditional Festival… 🙂
Before this let me remind you North East India comprises of–The Seven Sister State-Assam,Arunachal,Manipur,Mizoram,Meghalaya,Nagaland and Tripura and the Himalayan State of Sikkim.
So Let’s Start–
Assam-The main traditional Festival of Assam is Bihu,there are 3 types of Bihu celebrated at different times of the year namely Magh Bihu(January),Bohag Bihu(April,embark the New Year of Assam),Kati Bihu(October) and out of this Bohag Bihu or Rongali Bihu is the most colorful celebrating with Bihu Dances all over Assam and Assamese people around the world..Apart from that festivals like Baishagucelebrated by Bodo Community,Majuli Festival in Majuli,Ali Ai Ligang celebrated by the Mishing Community.Apart from these there are many more other festivals celebrated in Assam with lots of enthusiasm by the Assamese People(And By Assamese I mean everyone from Assam)
This is from Assam,Please stay tuned for other NE States in my next post.. 🙂
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