MUMBAI: The land of India encapsulates 29 states and its cultures. April, which is the month of Vaishak, based on Indian calendar, marks New Yr of virtually each state within the nation. Whereas we celebrated Gudi Padwa and Ugadi final week, this week marks New Yr of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Punjab and Assam.
Bihu, a competition celebrated extensively within the lovely state of Assam, can be a consultant of its wealthy tradition. Bihu is widely known thrice a 12 months and every considered one of them has its particular songs. The competition of Bihu is non-religious and celebrates the completely different seasons of farming by way of songs, which additionally speaks concerning the mom nature. All of us are conscious of the signature Bihu dance steps however Bihu songs are an integral a part of the Assamese tradition. As Rongali Bihu spans over seven days, nearly every courtyard in Assam or Assamese residence will echo with these tuneful Bihu numbers.
A e-book launched through the pre-independence interval, is devoted solely to Bihu songs of Assam and covers over 132 songs of Bihu. Nonetheless, the e-book is nearly six decade outdated and can be up to date with many extra now. In addition to, the Bihu Sangeet has given some gems of music to the music trade.
Khagen Mahanta, father of Bollywood singer Papon, is called the Bihu Sangeet Samarat. He was recognized for his Bihu songs, Borgeets and Folks music, generally. in Assam. Though he handed away in 2014, he has left a wealthy legacy of his music for Indians. Papon, too, has sung some people music numbers of Assam. Whereas wishing everybody a contented Bihu, the singer additionally tweeted about lacking residence throughout this era as he’s away from the nation at this level.
Feeling bit homesick staying 1000’s of miles, throughout seven seas from residence, household & good friend on Bihu. Wishing everybody a lot of love & heat on at the present time of #RongaliBihu & Assamese New Yr!Additionally wishing a really very glad Bishu, Boishak & Baisakhi to everybody the world over.pic.twitter.com/xsyiYwbqgF
— papon angaraag (@paponmusic) April 14, 2019
As we speak, Zubeen Garg is a reputation to reckon with for Bihu Songs. Zubeen is understood to carry a particular place among the many children of India. His duets with one other famous singer of Assam Barnali Kalita are extraordinarily common among the many children. One among their songs typically performed at Bihu festivals, Jibon Kosu Pator Pani (Life is just like the water of colocasia leaves) is a large hit and has garnered over 396okay views on YouTube.
Right here’s wishing everybody a contented, vibrant and musical Rongoli Bihu!