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Why North East India is Famous for its Cultural Activities?

Northeast India is also Known as the Northern Eastern Region of India.India is a Colorful Nation and Known for its Evergreen Cultural Festivals and Joyful Activities.Every State and every Part of India comprises of their Folk Dances and Traditional popular Dance Forms.


Today we will bring you some of the Famous Northeast Indian Cultural Activities and the Communities involved in Participation.

If we are Talking about the Cultural Folk Dance form or any other cultural activity associated with the North East India.What comes in the Mind?


1.The Bihu Dance Festival in Assam.

The Bihu Dance is a Folk Dance of the Indian state Assam which is mainly Performed in the Bihu Festival celebrated every year in the Assam State of India.

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This cheerful and Joyous Dance folk are organized by a Group of Young Men and women involved brisk steps and fast hand movements.

The Dancers involved in the Bihu Dance wear the colorful Assamese clothing.

The origin of the Bihu Dance is Unknown however it was first officially endorsed by the  Ahom king Rudra Singha when he invited some Bihu Dancer to perform at the  Ranghar fields in 1694 on the Occasion of Rangoli Bihu.


2.Hornbill Dance Festival of the Nagaland.

The Hornbill Dance Festival is very Popular Dance Festival held every year in the Nagaland state from Ist-10th December. North East India is also Known as “Festivals of Festivals.”


Hornbill dance
India’s Naga tribe dancers in traditional attire, perform a dance during the Hornbill festival at Kisama village on the outskirts of Kohima, Nagaland, India, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. The 10-day long festival named after the Hornbill bird is one of the biggest festivals of India’s northeast that showcases the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the indigenous Nagas. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

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The Hornbill Dance Festival is Organized by the State Tourism, Art and Cultural Department of Nagaland.

This Beautiful Dance Festival Takes place at the Naga Heritage which is 12 km away from the Kohima.

All the different tribes of the Nagaland state take part in this colorful dance.The main aim of showing this festival just to promote the traditional Lifestyle and to protect the culture of Nagaland and its motherland.

This week Festival covers a lot Festival activities including Crafts, clothes, the sale of arts crafted woods, Foods, and other traditional Items were put into the sale.

Traditional Arts were also featured using Paintings, various dances, and sculptures that show the origin of the Naga Tribes and their livelihood.


3. The Famous Siang River Festival of Arunachal Pradesh.

Arunachal Pradesh is of the Most Popular States of India Known for its Cultural Activities.The Different tribes of Arunachal Pradesh in the North East India reflect its colorful cultural and traditional Fests.

There are Many Agricultural, Socio-culture and Lots of Traditional Festival Activities Performed every year.

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Why is Siang River Festival very Famous in Arunachal Pradesh?

People of Arunachal Pradesh are almost Fed up with daily Life Hustle and all those routine Lives that they in the Metro.So the Siang River Festival is the right answer to this solution.

Arunachal Pradesh is Famous for its Tourism the ECO Tourism is the real culture that shown in the Siang River Festival.

The Siang River Festival Helps the People to forget their daily Life stress and helps them to feel Relax and soothe the mind.A rough estimation by the United States after 2010 Eco tourism would be the Leading Business in the World.

The Mother Nature of the Arunachal Pradesh is really joyful and plenty of Happiness exist over there.

The Siang River Festival is named after the Yomgo and Sipu two rivers extended to the Island on other two sides of the Yomgo.Yomgo is the Leading tributaries of the Siang River.

The Cultural extravaganza is mainly Known for celebrating the Siang River Festival.


4. Darjeeling Festivals.

With the Beginning of the January Month, The Lepchas and Bhutias start celebrating their New year Darjeeling.At different Places of Darjeeling Fairs are Organized.The Fair Mainly displays the Home Made Handicraft Items and Homemade foodies like Thupka Momos and wanton.

Despite the chill Month of the January, Maghe Sankranti has been observed as the Main ritual of Darjeeling in which People had to take Bath in the Rivers and streams.

Losar fest in Darjeeling

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This Day shows the sign of the Beginning Month of the Nepalis and Bhutias as they began happily their rest of the year with hope, peace and welcoming the Spring season.

On this wonderful eve of the Maghe Sankranti, the Local village peoples eat Tarool, a various combination of the edible roots.



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The Best Thing about this Festival is that The North East India’s People loves to eat various types of delicious foods and sweet dishes including “Khichiris”, the sweet potatoes,” Till Ladoos” and much kinds of stuff.


With the Beginning of the Month, February and March Losar is yet another prosperous and Joyful celebrations made by the Tibetans.

This Celebration Lasts for 15 days.On the very first day of this Festival few Members of the Family go to stream a fill their buckets of water.While the other Members of the Family Pray to God to get rid of the Evil powers of the Satan.

Hot Chaang is offered to all the Members of the Family.During the Losar Festival, the Traditional Food Items are served to the Guests, visitors and the Concerned members of the Family.

The Main Reason for celebrating the Losar Festival is to Happy the Mountains Gods.


Apart from the various Religious Festivals that has been celebrated every part of the Year.But Darjeeling is also a Hub of the Tea Gardens and Orange Trees, The Teesta Tea and Tourism Festival overlaps in the Month of November.

This Festival Attracts a Large Peoples and Tourists.Darjeeling Orange Festival also attracts a large number of Tourist to rejoice the Mother Nature of the Darjeeling.


Well, all these Festivals are the Major Joyful Part of the North east India that makes India a really peaceful and Colourful Nation across the Globe.

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