Traditional festivals of Northeast
Northeast India is home to over 200 tribes. Each tribal community have their own distinct culture and traditions. They speak different languages, have different religious practices, wear clothes with distinct patterns and also have different ways of celebrating. These celebrations form a part of their festivals where these communities performs clourful dances, showcase their traditional cuisines and source of livelihood like their agrarian practices and their handlooms and handicrafts.
TIn addition to the traditonal festivals like the Jonbeel Mela Festival, the Hornbill Festival, the Ambubachi Mela Festival, the Dree Festival and many more there are other modern festivities that are unique to North East India. From the likes of the Ziro Festival of Music in Arunachal Pradesh, the Brahmaputra Beach Festival in Assam, the Bihu Festivals in Assam, the Shillong Autumn Festival in Meghalaya and many of these hosted across across the year, the festivities in India's 'Paradise Unexplored' cease to end !!
Team seven sisters welcomes you to the visit India’s Paradise Unexplored – the North East India and be a part of the festivities that are celebrated to showcase the exotic cultures and rich traditions of the indigenous communities of this region.
Festivals in North East India flaunt its rich culture. Most of the festivals here are either related to agriculture, Buddhism or beginning of a New Year. There are many festivals that extend over a number of days and include folk/tribal dance and music. These festivals also present a wonderful opportunity for the people belonging to different tribes to bond. The sumptuous delicacies, interesting costumes, soulful music, warm hospitality and the lively ambiance give one enough reasons to be a part of the festivity in the North East.
Let us find out some of the most popular festivals in the North Eastern states right here: