Tripura is divided into several varied ethno-linguistic groups, which has produced fused culture. The governing cultures of Tripura, India are Tripuris, Bengali, Reang, Jamatia, Koloi, Murasing, Noatia, Halam, Kuki, Chakma, Mogh, Garo, Mizo, Munda, Uchoi, Oraon and Santhal. Tripura is truly ostentatious about its loaded cultural heritage which is depicted through its striking pieces of music, handicrafts, dance and fine arts. The life of Tripuris cannot be imagined without music and they love to play various uique musical instruments such as sumui (a kind of flute), sarinda and chongpreng. Melodious songs are also sung at the time of some performing religious ceremonies, marriages, momentous events, and during the celebration of the fairs and festivals, considered to be the lifeline of the citizens of the state. Agricultural festivals hold a special relevance in the mentioning of Tripura long-established culture.
Last but not least, people here are so culturally inclined which is why they take huge interest in dance and music. You can see them performing various scintillating dance forms during Goria Puja. A very famous dance namely Hojagiri dance is expressed by them radiantly and involves standing on a decanter and is executed by the Reang clans. However, the Bihu dance of Assam is also presented by the Chakmas throughout the last day of the month of Chaitra called “Chaitra Sankranti”.
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