Assamin, India is a land of fairs, festivals and tea. In Assam most of the festivals celebrated characterize the spirit of accommodation and togetherness in the diverse faith and belief of her inhabitants. It is a perfect fusion of heritage of her numerous races has made Assam the home of the most colourful festivals reflecting the true spirit, tradition and life style of the people of Assam.

The festivals celebrated in Assam are Bihu, Baishagu, Ali-Ai-Ligang, Baikho, Rongker, Rajini Gabra Harni Gabra, Bohaggiyo Bishu, Ambubashi Mela and Jonbill Mela . The Assamese also celebrate Holi, Durga Puja, Diwali, Swaraswati Puja, Lakshmi Puja, Kali Puja, Idd, Muharram, Me-Dam-Me-Phi. The birth and death anniversaries of Vaishnava Saints Srimanta Sankardev and Madhabdev.

The tribes of Assam have their own colourful festivals like the Kherai Puja of the Bodos, the Baikhu and Pharkantis of the Rabhas, Ali-ai-ligang and Parag of the Mishing tribe, the Sagra-misawa wansawa and laghun of the Tiwas.

The most important festival of Assam is Bihu. It is celebrated with joy and abundance by all Assamese people irrespective of the barriers of caste, creed, religion, faith and belief.

The three Bihus are celebrated in a year:

Bohag Bihu which augurs the wish for a good harvest because this is the time when farmers start sowing,.

Kaati Bihu which is observed to mark the cutting and binding of grains and

Magh Bihu which marks the season of harvesting of grains.