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6 tribal festivals to experience the vibrant cultural tapestry of India

Updated On Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

From hornbill to bastar dussehra, these tribal festivals offer a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage of India's indigenous communities.

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India is home to a diverse range of tribal communities, each with their own unique cultures, traditions, and festivals. These festivals provide a glimpse into the rich heritage of India's indigenous communities and are a celebration of their art, music, dance, and spirituality. If you're looking to explore India's tribal heritage, here are 10 tribal festivals you must experience.(Manvender Vashist / PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

India is home to a diverse range of tribal communities, each with their own unique cultures, traditions, and festivals. These festivals provide a glimpse into the rich heritage of India's indigenous communities and are a celebration of their art, music, dance, and spirituality. If you're looking to explore India's tribal heritage, here are 10 tribal festivals you must experience.(Manvender Vashist / PTI)

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Hornbill Festival, Nagaland: Held every year in December, the Hornbill Festival is a celebration of the Naga tribes of Nagaland. The festival showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Naga people through traditional dance, music, and food.(Twitter/SanjeevUpadhy13) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Hornbill Festival, Nagaland: Held every year in December, the Hornbill Festival is a celebration of the Naga tribes of Nagaland. The festival showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Naga people through traditional dance, music, and food.(Twitter/SanjeevUpadhy13)

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Tusu, Jharkhand: Tusu is a harvest festival celebrated by the Mundari tribe in Jharkhand. The festival is marked by traditional songs and dances, and the making of intricate clay figurines.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Tusu, Jharkhand: Tusu is a harvest festival celebrated by the Mundari tribe in Jharkhand. The festival is marked by traditional songs and dances, and the making of intricate clay figurines.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

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Sangai Festival, Manipur: The Sangai Festival is a celebration of the indigenous culture of Manipur. The festival is named after the Sangai deer, which is found only in the state.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sangai Festival, Manipur: The Sangai Festival is a celebration of the indigenous culture of Manipur. The festival is named after the Sangai deer, which is found only in the state.(Pinterest)

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Bastar Dussehra, Chhattisgarh: Bastar Dussehra is a unique festival celebrated by the tribes of Bastar in Chhattisgarh. The festival is marked by the worship of the local goddess Danteshwari and the making of traditional handicrafts.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bastar Dussehra, Chhattisgarh: Bastar Dussehra is a unique festival celebrated by the tribes of Bastar in Chhattisgarh. The festival is marked by the worship of the local goddess Danteshwari and the making of traditional handicrafts.(Pinterest)

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Bhagoria festival: Bhagoria is a tribal festival celebrated by the Bhil and Bhilala tribes of the Jhabua and Alirajpur districts in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The festival usually takes place in the month of March and is a celebration of the spring season and the harvest.(Burhaan Kinu/HT) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Bhagoria festival: Bhagoria is a tribal festival celebrated by the Bhil and Bhilala tribes of the Jhabua and Alirajpur districts in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. The festival usually takes place in the month of March and is a celebration of the spring season and the harvest.(Burhaan Kinu/HT)

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Sarhul, Jharkhand: Sarhul is a spring festival celebrated by the Ho tribe in Jharkhand. The festival is marked by the worship of the Sal tree, which is considered sacred by the Ho people.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Sarhul, Jharkhand: Sarhul is a spring festival celebrated by the Ho tribe in Jharkhand. The festival is marked by the worship of the Sal tree, which is considered sacred by the Ho people.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo)

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These tribal festivals offer a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage of India's indigenous communities. By experiencing these festivals, you can learn more about the traditional art, music, dance, and spirituality of these communities and gain a deeper appreciation for their unique way of life.(HT photo/Subrata Biswas) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 27, 2023 06:45 PM IST

These tribal festivals offer a unique insight into the rich cultural heritage of India's indigenous communities. By experiencing these festivals, you can learn more about the traditional art, music, dance, and spirituality of these communities and gain a deeper appreciation for their unique way of life.(HT photo/Subrata Biswas)

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