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Tribal-Festivals

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The tribals have dissimilar festivals. 'Enghah' is celebrated during December. It continues for five days. The tribal enjoy with dance and drinks. Reenanai is celebrated during January. This continues for three days.

The peculiarity of this festival is that men and women cook discretely. The husband will not take the meal cooked by his wife. He will bring water himself and cook the rice, pig and other things himself and invite his friends for the feast. In February they celebrate a festival in which the newly born child's ears are pierced.

The festival 'Oodooeeyung' is celebrated for cutting the jungles for cultivation. It is celebrated towards March when the field is to be made complete for the next crop. Juice of ginger is taken on this day. The Kukis celebrate the spring festival called Taptaal Kuut or Chapthar Kuut. It is celebrated during Dec-Feb. It takes place once a year and is celebrated with great pomp and show.

Pigs, hens, goats etc are contributed and a community feast is arranged.Tribal Festivals, Tribal Festivals travel, Tribal Festivals of Manipur, Fair and Festival of Manipur, Manipur Some games are also arranged. Mimkunt is celebrated after removing all the crops from fields. It is generally celebrated in Aug/Sep. The festival is celebrated in commemoration of those who are dead. A feast is arranged in their honour. Pawl Khut is the harvest festival and is celebrated when the entire village is free from the field work.

The villagers select a place and all contribute rice, pig, hen, egg and rice beer and a community feast is thus arranged. All eat, drink and dance together. These festivals are held at intervals through the year when people are in need of amusement. The central theme of these festivals is to produce unity among the tribals. The tribals should retain these festivals as these are the civilizing landmarks.

 

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