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Arunachal Pradesh: Losar Festival

Losar is celebrated by the Monpas who are a majority in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. Belonging to the Mongoloid stock, the Monpas are mainly into agriculture and animal husbandry. It must also be mentioned that Losar is the most important festival of the Monpas in Tawang. Commemorating the advent of the[…]

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Arunachal Pradesh: Tamladu Festival

Tamladu Festival in Itanagar is one of the ancient festivals of Arunachal Pradesh. The hills and valleys are the homeland of various tribes. These tribes still hold on to their conventional tradition and beliefs. Cultivation is the main livelihood of the hilly tribes. These tribes mainly depend on the agriculture[…]

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Assam: Magh Bihu Festival

The Magh Bihu festival of Assam is celebrated with great fervor by its entire populace. Characterized by merry making and feasting, this festival marks the end of the harvesting season when there is abundance of everything. This is the time when the hard working agricultural folk of the state sit[…]

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Manipur: Christmas

Christmas in Manipur is celebrated with the typical North East flavour. A great time to be here.

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Meghalaya: Christmas

Christmas in Meghalaya is celebrated with the typical North East flavour. A great time to be here esp. in Shillong.

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Rajasthan: Magnetic Fields Festival

Magnetic fields is one of the largest fort festivals in India. The majestic festival takes place in the Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan. Magnetic Fields is a playground for the young at heart, within a luxurious and indulgent backdrop. Glimpses of the rich local culture delicately weaved in between the contemporary[…]

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Hornbill Festival with Assam-Meghalaya-Nagaland: 1 – 10 Dec 2019

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The state of Nagaland in the North East of India is home to several tribes each of which are distinct in their language, culture and customs. The festivals are important to the tribes as these revolve around agriculture, which is a major profession in the state. The Nagas consider their[…]

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Manipur: Sangai Festival

Sangai Festival is an annual cultural extravaganza in Manipur. Every year the Government of Manipur, headed by the Tourism Department, celebrates the Sangai Festival. The ten-day long festival lasts from 21st to 30th of November. The cultural celebrations showcases the uniqueness of the North Eastern State. Homage is paid to[…]

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Assam: Elephant Festival

The popular Elephant Festival is held in the north eastern state of Assam in India. The State of Assam organizes for one of the largest elephant festivals in India for the purpose of conservation and safeguard of Asiatic elephants. The Elephant Festival of Kaziranga in Assam draws a huge crowd[…]

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Thailand: Loy Krathong – The Lantern Festival

Thousands of small, candlelit floats are released on rivers and waterways as offerings to the river spirits. In Chiang Mai and other parts of Northern Thailand, the Loi Krathong festival also coincides with a Lanna festival known as Yi Peng, which involves the launching of thousands of fire-powered paper lanterns[…]

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