(Last Updated on : 30/10/2019)
Also known as the Chavang festival, the Kut festival is observed on the 1st of November every year. It is an autumn festival
of the different tribes of Kuki-Chin-Mizo groups of Manipur. The Kut festival is observed to mark the end of the harvesting season and also to thank deities for a good harvest season. The people of the Kuki-Chin-Mizo community offer their thanks to the Lord for bestowing upon them a good harvest during the Kut festival.
Celebration of Kut Festival
The Kut festival is accompanied by traditional folk song and dance and the native tribes of Manipur indulge in merry making. The folk dance and music
are performed to celebrate the special festive occasion of Kut. The Kut festival relieves the people from the stress and strains of daily agriculture life. The festival also marks the use of traditional folk instruments
. The folk dance and music reflects the unique cultural pattern and lifestyle of the tribes. The local tribes of Manipur clean and whitewash their houses to welcome the festival in their community.
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