A Young Tagin Tribal Girl Performing Dance on SI DONYI


Every tribe has their own quota of colourful festivals celebrated during different times of the year. Usually the major festivals are based on themes like religion, agriculture and of course the New Year. List below are some important festivals that are celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh:

Si-Donyi festival of the Tagins is celebrated on 6th January every year for welfare and prosperity of the people. Rituals are performed to appease Si (Earth) and Donyi(Sun) Gods. Irrespective of the age, sex and sects, everyone participates in the celebration. The festival ends with a community feast and folk dances

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