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Fairs & Festivals  of Meghalaya

 

Behdiengkhlam

It is the most important festival of the Jaintias and is celebrated annually at Jowai in Jaintia Hills during the month of July.

Ka Pamblang Nongkrem

It is one of the most important festivals of the Khasis. It is a five-day religious festival held annually at Smit village near Shillong.

Shad Sukmynsiem

It is another important festival of the Khasis. It is held in Shillong during the second week of April every year and lasts for three days.

Wangala

It is the 100 Drums festival celebrated by the Garos during October-November in the honour of Saljong, the sun-god of fertility. Doregata dance and Pomelo dance are the other two major Garo Festivals and imbued with rhythm, fun and frolic.

 


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