Assam is a very colorful state in North-Eastern India with Exploring The Culture And Beauty Of Assam. the localites celebrate the fairs and festivals in Assam with true vigour, pomp and show.Assam is a very colorful state in Eastern India, the localites celebrate the fairs and festivals in Assam with true vigour, pomp and show.

Culture  of Assam And Festivals Time


Culture of Assam

One factor that construes as the binding agent of the various Assamese people is its Bihu festival. Three varieties of it, the Bhogali, Rogali and Kati Bihu, the festival is dogged representation of Assamese identity : and its uniqueness. The local flavour of celebration, however, goes way beyond just the Assamese folklore with i the large number ethnic tribes like Mising, Karbi, Boro Dimasa, Rabha, Tiwa, Garo, Jayantia etc. having their own distinctive cultural features, facets and forms. The sheer physical beauty of these tribal people, their intricately woven attire ensembles and the striking colors of their clothes coupled with the incredible landscape It that they call heir homeland makes the composition of Assam's demography one of the most desirably diverse in the world. There are several important indigenous traditional festivals in Assam. Bihu is the most celebrated festival among all. Indigenous traditional festivals are celebrated every year around different corners of Assam.

Culture of Assam, in below List :

  1. Bohag Bihu
  2. Magh Bihu
  3. Baisagu
  4. Bohaggiyo Bishu
  5. Rajini Gabdra & Harini Gabra
  6. Rongker and Chomangkan
  7. Chomangkan
  8. Ali-Ai-Lvigang
  9. Baikho

Bohag Bihu

Culture  of Assam And Festivals Time
Bohag Bilu is the spinning time Bihu coming at seed Tlime. It also ushers in the Assamese New I Year. It has an ltemnativ amc Rongali Bihu or the bihu of merriment, Bing associated youth, oy and mirth.


Magh Bihu

Magh Bihu is the harvest festival coming in winter and featuring big bonlires and easts because of which I it has the alternative name Bhogali Bihu or bihu of enjoyment.


Baisagu

Famous for ts myriad of colors and merriment, Baisagu' is generally celebrated by the Bodo. Kaccher is in the month Baishakh or mid-April. It is the most cherished festival of the Bodos. The first day begins with the cow-worship. On the second day elderly members of the family offered respect. The supreme deity ‘Bathou' or Lord Shiva is also worshiped on this by offering him chicken and rc ber. There is age bar or sex bar dancing during this festival. The traditional musical instruments that are used in this dance festival are Kham' (dnum), Jotha' (mnjari), Khawbang (Ial), Gogona' (mouth-organ made of bamboo) and Siphung (lue) I i aso customary at the end of Baishagu festival to ofer comunity prayer at a particular place alld garrulity. 


Bohaggiyo Bishu

The most fascinating spring festival of the Deoris. The Deoris are one of the four divisions of the Chutiyas, which are believed to have been members of the great Bodo rac. Like other springtime festivals, Bihagiyo Bishu is also obserived durinf mid-april at a stretch for seven days with unre. i stricted joy and merrymaking. The Bihsu must be preceded by a Than Puja and evidently it must str on Wednesday. There is also much socio relgous significance and arrangements, to be made betore the pua. The Deodhani dance forms the most important significant part of the festival. 


Rajini Gabdra & Harini Gabra

The annual festival of the colourful Dimasa tribe. It is exclusively socio religious festival which is generaly observed before the starting of new cultivation. Rajini Gabr is celebraed durng the day time. The Kunang or vllage headman, propitates family deity by closing the village gate on the puja day. In the same night the function called Harin Gabra the presiding dety is worshiped for protection and welfare of the people.


Rongker and Chomangkan

Rongker and Chomangkan are the two most important restivals of the Karbis. Rongker is basically a springtime festival and is performed at the beginning of the New year. To propitiate different Gods and Goddess for the well eing of the entire village, the ederly malefolk organizel Rongker so that people could be free from diseases, natural calamities for the entire year. They pray for good harvest too.


Chomangkan

On the other hand, Chomangkan is a festival, dedicated to the dead. It is primarily a death ceremony. There is no particular time for holding this funeral ceremony. It depends upon the convenience of the community. This festival is a must for every Karbis. It is non-stop four days and four nights celebration.


Ali-Ai-Lvigang

Culture  of Assam And Festivals Time

Ali-Ai-Lvigang,This is a spring festival of the Mishing tribe. This colourful festival is held every year on the first Wednesday (Lvigang Lange) of the month CGinmur Polo (February--March) Ali means root, seed; a Ai means fruit and Lvigang' means sow. Dance performed by the young boys and girls characerized by briskl stepping, flinging and flapping of hands and swaying heaps.


Baikho

Baikho, although the Rabha community does not have any national festival of their own, the dferent groups celebrate their own festival. The Baikho' or the springtime festival is only celebrated Bakho or Khoksi' puja to propitiate the goddess of wealth, ' Baikho'.

Festivals Time of Assam

Sl No. Festivals Name Festivals Time
1 Rongali Bihu/Bohag Bihu mid April
2 Bhogali Bihu/Magh Bihu mid January
3 Kongali Bihu/Kati Bihu mid October
4 Rongker and Chomangkan mid April
5 Ambubachi Mela Mid June
6 Me-Duum-Me-Phi 31st January
7 Jonbeel Mela January
8 Ali-Ai-Lvigang February-March
9 Boisagu mid April
10 Bohaggiyo Bishu mid April
11 Rajini Gabdra & Harini Gabra mid April
12 Baikho mid April

Important Notes 

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