Cultural festivals help to preserve tribal art and culture in Nagaland

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Cultural festivals help to preserve tribal art and culture in Nagaland

by Ani 2:58 mins

Cultural festivals help to preserve tribal art and culture in Nagaland

by Ani 2:58 mins

Dressed up in their traditional costumes, these are members of the Ao tribe of Nagaland. Every year, they gather in Dimapur city to celebrate Tsungmerong, a pre-harvest festival, to express gratitude and seek blessings of the Almighty. They sang traditional songs and showcased their daily chores through an act. The festival gives the message of unity and brotherhood in the state. Various cultural groups from different tribes such as Semma, Angami and Chakesang also took part in the festival. A major attraction of the event was a chicken dance performance by the artists.

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