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Wangala (Hundred Drums Festival)

November, after harvest
A festival that lasts several days and celebrates the harvest, Wangala is held in the Garo Hills of the state of Meghalaya in northeastern India. It involves a ceremony led by the village priest, climaxing in a dance to the sound of 100 drums and the music of gongs, flutes, and trumpets.
The Directorate of Tourism, Government of Meghalaya
3rd Secretariat, Nokrek Bldg.
Lower Lachaumiere
Shillong, Meghalaya 793 001 India
91-364-2500736; fax: 91-364-2226054