ABOUT THE TOUR:
The Sangai Festival – offers the best of art and culture, handlooms, handicrafts, ethnic sports, cuisines, music, as well as the scenic natural beauty of Manipur. Witness the traditional boat race, Hiyang-HirenTanaba, dance forms of Manipur – Ras-Leela dance, Pung Cholom and the ethnic Manipuri dance form that creates magic on visitors with elegant steps and poignant music. Witness Nata Sankirtana, cultural performances by people of hilly districts. The festival also hosts performances by artists from 7 sister states of North East India.
2nd day, you can take your seat in the amphitheater where the main tribal performances will take place. Festival typically sees tribes from all over North East India’s ‘Seven Sister’ states perform traditional dances depicting war cries or customs relating to their interaction with nature and agriculture. During the day visit the many ‘morungs’ (communal tribal hut) set up around the venue. Each tribe has its own unique Morung.
We will arrive early at the festival site each day, which gives us ample time to wander around the Morungs take photos of the various tribes. There are various food stalls serving Naga specialties, which includes smoked pork, the aroma can be smelt all around the venue! Visit the handicraft and textile shops and pick up some Naga souvenirs. Return to the hotel each evening and time free for independent activities. HOTEL BL
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