Celebrate Assam’s Rich Culture At The 8th Rongali Festival In Guwahati; Dates And Details Here!

Join the celebration and discover the essence of Assam!

by Mallika Khurana
Celebrate Assam’s Rich Culture At The 8th Rongali Festival In Guwahati; Dates And Details Here!

As the monsoon season ushers in a refreshing change, Guwahati is set to host one of the most anticipated cultural events of the year: the 8th edition of the Rongali festival. Scheduled from June 21 to 23 at the sprawling Khanapara Ground, this festival promises a grand celebration of Assam’s rich cultural tapestry and entrepreneurial spirit.

Rogali Festival, A Platform For Tourism And Harmony

 

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Rongali is more than just a festival; it’s a dynamic platform that aims to highlight Assam as an ideal destination for investments, tourism, and business. The event is meticulously designed to foster harmony among the state’s diverse communities while providing a vivid showcase of Assam’s potential to the rest of the world.

The festival offers an expansive canvas of Assam’s tribes and communities, presenting their unique ways of life and vibrant cultures. Attendees can expect to immerse themselves in a plethora of cultural displays, including traditional music, dance, and art. The Rongali festival is not just about observing; it’s about experiencing the essence of Assam.

Since its inception in 2015, Rongali has become the largest organized festival in Assam. It has evolved into a vital platform for creativity and entrepreneurship. According to Hindustan Times, organiser Shyamkanu Mahanta reveals that Rongali has been instrumental in nurturing designers and young musicians. This year, the festival will feature a vast exhibition where local entrepreneurs will present an array of products made in Assam. 

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From Handlooms To Harmonies

 

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One of the standout features of Rongali is North-East India’s biggest musical festival. It attracts top musicians from across the region. This musical extravaganza sees renowned artists performing alongside talented Assamese singers.

Fashion enthusiasts are in for a treat with the Rongali Fashion Weekend. Here, 16 designers will showcase exquisite handloom designs that reflect the intricate craftsmanship of Assam. Rongali also serves as a platform to honour outstanding talents in the state. The Rongali Music Awards will recognize and felicitate exceptional musical talent. The Rongali Entrepreneurship Award also aims to encourage and celebrate the entrepreneurial culture flourishing in Assam. Tourists and locals alike will have the opportunity to savour the diverse flavours of Assamese cuisine, explore intricate artworks by 300 artists, and delve into the region’s rich history and culture. 

Come, be a part of Rongali and witness firsthand the magic of Assam’s largest cultural festival.

Where: Veterinary College Ground, Khanapara, Guwahati
When: 21st, 22nd, and 23rd June 2024
Cost: Free entry

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