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Assam Celebrates assam culture,assam festival,festivals

Assam Folk Dance
The annual 36th assam culture,assam festival,festivals was celebrated in Assam for peace and to strengthen indigenous identity.

The ethnic assam culture,assam festival,festivals, which was recently held at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district of Assam focused on the youth to channelise their energy in strengthening their cultural identity and creating a society that is peaceful and harmonious.

The localites hope that the cultural festival will help in restoring peace in Karbi Anglong and also unite Assam.

During the week long festival, the rich heritage of the Karbi tribes, their dances and customs were showcased. Music and dance was performanced by 20 tribes of Assam. Workshops on cultural exchange and cultural nights were also a part of the event.

“The younger generation is not realizing what they are losing. It is very necessary to preserve the Karbi Anglong culture," said Icing Rongpi, festival organizer.

The festival attracted a large number of visitors from all over Assam and outside the state, who thoroughly enjoyed the cultural treat.

Story first published: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 11:53 [IST]
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