Cultural in Assam

Rongali Bihu

The Assamese New Year festivities last for three days (usually around 15 April) and feature traditional food, lively folk music, group dances, the ceremonial bathing of cows and bullocks, and general merriment acros…
Religious in Majuli Island

Raas Leela

Chanting, masked dances and lively drama recitals take place at satras during this popular celebration honouring the birth, life and feats of Krishna, on the night of the November full moon and the following two nig…
Religious in Guwahati

Ambubachi Mela

The huge Ambubachi Mela takes place over four days at the Kamakhya Mandir to mark the mother goddess’ annual menstruation. The temple is closed for the first three days to let her menstruate in private, then thrown …