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Monyu Festival

The most popular and biggest festival celebrated by Phom tribe of {Nagaland], Monyu falls in the month of April soon after the sowing season, which signifies the end of a year and start of a new year. Preparation of this festival starts with the announcement made by beating the log drum with a distinct tune synchronized purposely for the event, known as Lan Nyangshem. This 6 day long festival is celebrated with great pomp by the Phom tribe.

Updated on 30th March, 2015


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