Meghalaya is a small state sandwiched between Assam and Bangladesh. It has an area of 22,429 sq. km. and is located between 25 and 26.15 North (Latitude) and 89.45 and 92.47 East (Longitude).
The main shopping areas are Police Bazaar ,Bara Bazaar and Laitumkhrah. At Bara Bazaar one cam have an interesting experience of seeing people of different tribes in colourful attire. For hand-woven shawls, handicrafts, orange flower honey and cane work, you can visit the emporia namely-the Meghalaya Handicrafts, Khadi Gramodyog and Purabshree.
The festivities and celebration in the North-Eastern states of India are a colourful reflection of the people and their lives. Throughout the year, festivals are celebrated by different people in different ways, most of them centering around their modes of living and livelihood.
Behdeinkhlam July Shillong Autumn Festival November Shad Shuk Mynsiem April Nangkrem November Wangala Nov/Dec