Langkhon Festival

Langkhon Festival

Langkhon Festival
It is organized with the aim to provide an organized platform to the Tiwa folk dance groups to present their dances and other art skills. These dances are related to the different festivals and rituals of the Hill Tiwas and most of these are unknown to the outer world.

In this festival, Tiwa folk music, dance, and songs are displayed. The cultural groups from interior villages of old KarbiAnglong district (that includessKarbiAnglong and newly formed West KarbiAnglong district) comes with their unique dances and related traditions and presented on stage. The festival has a fixed venue at the Ulukunchi High school field which is known as Tiwa Cultural Complex. Unlike all other Hill Tiwa festivals which are entirely dependent on the agriculture calendar , this festival is celebrated on a fixed date i.e., 31st October.


In this festival, Tiwa folk music, dance, and songs are displayed. The cultural groups from interior villages of old KarbiAnglong district (that includessKarbiAnglong and newly formed West KarbiAnglong district) comes with their unique dances and related traditions and presented on stage. The festival has a fixed venue at the Ulukunchi High school field which is known as Tiwa Cultural Complex. Unlike all other Hill Tiwa festivals which are entirely dependent on the agriculture calendar , this festival is celebrated on a fixed date i.e., 31st October.