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Brahmaputra Beach Festival An Annual Event Held In Guwahati

Brahmaputra Beach Festival An Annual Event Held In Guwahati

The ‘Brahmaputra Beach Festival’ is held in Guwahati – the gateway to the Northeast region of India. Venue & Time: The ‘Brahmaputra Beach Festival,’ is an annual event. This socio-cultural, entertainment and adventure carnival is generally held on the ravine beaches of the Brahmaputra River in the month of January…. Read more »

The Bwisagu Festival of the indigenous Bodos of Assam

The Bwisagu Festival of the indigenous Bodos of Assam

The ‘Bwisagu’ festival is celebrated by the indigenous Bodos of Assam. It is a seasonal celebration. ETYMOLOGY: The Bodo term ‘Bwisagu’ is derived from two other Bodo words – ‘Bwisa’ and ‘Agu’. ‘Bwisa’ connotes ‘age’ or ‘year’ while ‘Agu’ means ‘start’ or ‘commence’. Hence, the meaning of the combo Bodo… Read more »

‘The Guwahati Theatre Festival’ an annual festival by G Plus

‘The Guwahati Theatre Festival’ an annual festival by G Plus

‘The Guwahati Theatre Festival’ is held by G Plus – a weekly tabloid news magazine published from Guwahati – the gateway to North-East India. Objective The objective of this festival is to give a common platform to various groups involved in theatre. This opportunity enables the participating performing groups to… Read more »

Kaziranga National Park a World Heritage Site in Assam

Kaziranga National Park a World Heritage Site in Assam

The Kaziranga National Park is a UNESCO world heritage site. The authorities concerned declared the vast bio-diverse area as a ‘National Park’ in 1974. Nomenclature: The nomenclature of ‘Kaziranga’ has been adopted from the name of a Karbi ruler. According to Karbi mythology, she ruled in this area during the… Read more »

Bohuwa Dance worship of Lord Shiva or Khring Raja Baithow

Bohuwa Dance worship of Lord Shiva or Khring Raja Baithow

The Sonowal Kacharis (of the northeastern State of Assam in India) celebrate the Bohuwa Dance. The event is observed by the Sonowal Kachari community of Bihpuria in Lakhimpur and Dibrugarh districts. Biennial Dance It is celebrated every two years. Significance The significance of this festival is that it heralds a… Read more »