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Bihu songs
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With the ongoing trend of submerging the original lyrics of traditional songs with lyrics not adhering to the norms of culture, the issue has derived a great deal of attention from various sections of the society. Feeling the need of a censor board...
dance
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The soulful dance form called Dhamail, distinctive to Assam’s Barak valley might have faded into insignificance from the mind space of its own people; nevertheless the graceful dance form got international diplomats foot-tapping to its...
Rongali Bihu
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Assam’s month-long Rongali Bihu got under way on Friday with revellers giving cows a ceremonial bath. The first day of Rongali Bihu is called “Goru” (cow) Bihu. The day is dedicated to the animal that is inherently...
Shad Suk Mynsiem
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Hundreds of tribal Khasi men and women on Monday celebrated the “Shad Suk Mynsiem” (dance of peaceful hearts) across Meghalaya marking the harvest season and also paying obeisance to God. The dance was performed at the Weiking ground...
drama
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The National School of Drama, for the last five years, has been searching the roots of Indian culture by organising tribal festivals presenting various tribal troupes from all over India. Ratan Thiyam, globally-reputed theatre personality as well as...
Namami Brahmaputra
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Namami Brahmaputra`, the biggest ever river festival in India, will be held in Assam on Friday. The festival will take place across 21 districts of Assam from March 31 to April 4. President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the festival on the...
Namami Brahmaputra
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President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the Namami Brahmaputra Festival, the biggest ever river festival in India on Friday in Guwahati. Preparations are underway on  war footing for the five-day long  festival, which will be held in...
Costumes
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North East area of India has the seven beautiful states of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland and Manipur and Tripura and these are collectively called the Seven Sisters. There is a lot of scenic beauty in North East but the...
Sidhanth Majumder
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With recent attacks on Europe and events changing on a faster note. Countries ramp up their military state of readiness but some forget the men and women who serve on the frontlines away from home. One such book ‘Glory At Dawn’ throws...
Bihu
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Bohag Bihu, Assam’s biggest festival, which marks the start of the Assamese calendar year, is just three weeks away, but it has been caught in a swirl of controversy over restrictions imposed by a top committee. Several performers have...
dance
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Senior artistes from the Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy performed on the first day of the National Dance Festival 2017 organised by the Potti Sreeramulu Telugu University in association with the Department of Tourism and Culture at Ravindra...

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