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Two Day Long Anthurium Festival Begins in Mizoram

Utkarsh Classes 23-10-2023
Two Day Long Anthurium Festival Begins in Mizoram Festival 4 min read

A two-day Anthurium Festival has commenced with great enthusiasm and festivities in Reiek, Mamit District. The festival is being organized by the Department of Tourism in Mizoram

The Tourism Secretary stated that the Anthurium Festival is a joyful occasion and serves as a platform to exhibit the rich cultural heritage and traditions of the Mizo people.

About Anthurium Festival 

  • The Anthurium Festival is the most popular festival celebrated in Mizoram, and it's a successful tourism promotion venture organized by the Tourism Department.
  • This three-day festival takes place annually at the Tourist Resort Reiek, located in Reiek, a picturesque and quaint village situated about an hour's drive from the state capital, Aizawl. 
  • It truly represents the beauty of the state and is celebrated as a festival amidst nature during the peak season of the exotic and beautiful anthurium blossom.

Festivals of Mizoram

Chapchar Kut Festival

  • The Chapchar Kut Festival is a vibrant celebration that marks the arrival of spring season in Mizoram. 
  • It is also referred to as the harvest festival and is celebrated with great enthusiasm by both locals and tourists. 
  • The festival is characterized by traditional costumes, dances, exhibitions of indigenous handcraft, local cuisine, games, musical performances, and flow shows, making it a colorful and lively affair.

Mim Kut Festival

  • The Mim Kut Festival is a significant festival in Mizoram celebrated during the harvest season to welcome the harvesting period and honour the departed souls with traditional attire, food, and dance..

Pawl Kut Festival

  • The Pawl Kut Festival has been celebrated in Mizoram for three centuries to mark the harvesting season, with traditional attire, music, and folk dance.

Khuado Kut Festival

  • The Khuado Kut Festival is a celebration held to express gratitude to the almighty for a successful harvest. 
  • The festival involves warding off evil spirits to ensure another year of good harvest. The celebration incorporates the use of torches, pine tree bark, and feasting. The village chief is responsible for organizing the festival, which is attended by friends and families alike.

Thalfavang Kut Festival

  • The Thalfavang Kut Festival is a renowned celebration of the harvest in Mizoram. The festival promotes Mizoram tourism and showcases Mizo culture.

FAQ

Answer: Mizoram

Answer: The Anthurium Festival is the most popular festival celebrated in Mizoram, and it's a successful tourism promotion venture organized by the Tourism Department.

Answer: Tourism promotion festival

Answer. Anthurium

Answer: Mim Kut Festival and Thalfavang Kut Festival
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