"Biya" means Wedding in Assamese and "Naam" means songs. "Biya Naam" are wedding songs of Assam. From the beginning to the end
of a maariage, these songs are involved like rituals. Both bride and groom side sings these songs separately in various occassions.
These songs are essential part of an assamese wedding ceremony. It truly reflects tradition of assmese society. These songs are
very much influenced by religious believes. The songs tell the hindu mythological stories related to marriage and add both tragic and hilarious elements to it also.
Biya Naam are sung by only women, irrespective of any age. They always depict imagination and melody of Assamese women.