- The culture of the Mizos is intrinsically woven with their practice of Jhuming cultivation. All the activities revolve around the Jhum operation and their festival are all concerned in one way or another with such agricultural operations. In fact, important festival are associated with the various stags of their shifting cultivation.
Get detailed information on heritage tourism in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. User can access information about festivals and other heritage sites in the district. The Khasi, Jaintia, Bhoi, War collectively known as the Hynniewtrep people predominantly inhabit the districts of East Meghalaya, also known to be one of the earliest ethnic group of settlers in the Indian sub-continent,...
- The population is a blend of indigenous Garo tribe (A'we) which is the most dominant tribe in the region, along with other minor tribes such as Rabhas, Boros, etc. The term A’we signifies one of the many sub-tribes among the Garos that originally inhabits the northern parts of Garo Hills.
Jaintia people are rich in their cultural heritage. Their culture reflects the traditions, music, dances, art and crafts of Jaintia tribe. The tribe is famous for artistic weaving, wood-carving and cane and bamboo work. These are also the main crafts of the tribe. They are also famous for weaving of carpet and silk and the making of musical instruments, jewellery and pineapple fiber articles...
- Get detailed information on heritage tourism in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. User can access information about festivals and other heritage sites in the district. The U Tirot Singh memorial was completed and unveiled by the then Governor in 1954. It is now an interesting place for visitors and tourists.
- West Jaintia Hills District is the home of one of the major tribes of Meghalaya popularly known as the 'Jaintias' or the 'Pnars' and other sub tribes like the wars, the 'Bhois' and the 'Biates'. Like the Khasis, the Jaintias are believed to be remnants of the first Mongolian overflow into India.
- The Tangkhul Naga Tribe lives mostly in the Indo-Myanmar-Border area occupying the Ukhrul District of Manipur. Festivals had been the main interpreter of village or the social life, belief, culture and custom of the Tangkhul people. Festival as a part of their culture and custom played a significant role in Tangkhul Society. There were several types of festivals at the village.
- Manipur has been identifying itself to the world through its rich art and culture. Manipuri classical dance is world famous and it is very distinct from other Indian dance forms.
- Manipur is a mosaic of ancient traditions and rich cultural patterns. In the field of art and culture, the state is best represented by its classical and folk dance forms. The Raas Leela, the epitome of Manipuri classical dance, is inter-woven through the celestial and eternal love of Radha and Krishna as has been described in the Hindu scriptures.
Tamenglong is inhabited by majority Zeliangrong Naga tribe (comprising of Rongmei, Liangmei, Zemei and Pumei) and Kukis, besides minority Hmars, Chirus and Khasis. Racially or physically and linguistically Zeliangrongs are Tibeto-Burman (Indo-Mongoloid) of Sino-Tibetan family of the Mongolian race. Based on history it is assumed that Mongoloid groups including Zeliangrong Nagas were inhabiting...
- Get detailed information on heritage tourism in Chandel district of Manipur. User can access information about festivals and other heritage sites in the district.
- Churachandpur is a district in the southwestern corner of the Indian state of Manipur that covers an area of 4,750 kilometres. The region became the home of more than thirty ethnic groups at historical time, with varying responses to the changing geo-cultural environment.
- Get detailed information on heritage tourism in Senapati district of Manipur. User can access information about festivals and other heritage sites in the district.
Bellary, more particularly the eastern part of the old Bellary district, had been the meeting place of two peoples-Kannadigas and Andhras. Here was a blending of the two ancient Dravidian cultures, a synthesis of both. Even though the culture, essentially and fundamentally, is of one character, it is inevitable that it manifests itself in diversity, suited to its local conditions, and...
- Mandya District is well known for patronizing dramas and artists. It has state wide reputation for its colour full and luxurious drama sceneries. The role of Gelayara Balaga is significant in introducing the modern dramas for the spectators of Mandya.