Assam is a very colorful state in Eastern India, the localites celebrate the fairs and festivals in Assam with true vigour, pomp and show. The grandeur and energy of the celebrations here offer a different level of enjoyment to the spectators. The major festivals and fairs in Assam can be categorized into Agricultural Festivals, Religious Festivals and Folk Festivals. Some of the major festivities in Assam include Bohag Bihu, Kati Bihu, Magh Bihu, Ambubachi, Biswakarma Puja, Doljatra, Janmastami, Rasa Puja, Barpeta, sabha, Bhel Diya Festival, Me-Dum-Me-Phi, Kamrup Bhatheli and many more.
Assam is such a state of the North East India where the population comprises of people belonging to different communities and tribes. People belonging to different traditions and castes equally participate in these festivals which make the occasions even more appealing. The colorful festivals of Assam reflect the rich heritage that the state holds and the lifestyle of the people living here. Among the many cultural festivals celebrated in Assam, Bihu festival is the most important of all and is celebrated with great reverence and merriment in the state. There are mainly three types of Bihu festivals that are being celebrated in a year namely, the Bhogali Bihu, Rongali Bihu and the Kongali Bihu. The Rongali Bihu is the most important of all the other types of Bihu and is held during the spring season. It is known as the agricultural festival of Assam where young boys and girls dance while the women sing songs. People dress up in new clothes, and exotic dishes are prepared during the festival.