Sinlung /
02 March 2012

Chapchar Kut Celebrated in Mizoram

Aizawl, Mar 2 : Chapchar Kut, 2012 probably the major traditional festival of Mizos will be celebrated on March 2 (Friday) across the state of Mizoram.

It is learnt that the festival will also be celebrated across the district hqrs with much fanfare keeping in mind the religious and traditional values of the Mizos.

Notably, the main celebratory programme on March 2 to be held at Assam Rifles Parade Ground here will be graced by chief minister Lalthanhawla as 'Kut Pa' (Father of the Festival); Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman as chief guest and visiting Director of North East Zone Cultural Society (NEZCC), Diampur (Nagaland) Som Kamei as guest of honour.

The Organising Committee informed  today that the Chapchar Kut festival is celebrated some time in March every year after completion of the most arduous task of Jhum operation Jungle Clearing or Shifting Cultivation; adding, this is a spring festival celebrated with great enthusiasm by the Mizos in the Chapchar Kut celebration on March 2 at Assam Rifles ground here will have eye- catching items like Bawhhla/Hlado (Chaldailova & Party), opening song by the Central Young Mizo Asociation (YMA) choir, religious sermon from Rev.Dr.Lalhmnagaiha, Presbyterian Church of India , Mizoram Synod), Traditional Costume Show ( Nagaland, Manipur , Mizoram, NEZCC) including solo numbers from popular singers Judith Lalremruati, Lalthuthaa (Mizo Idol , 2011) and not to forget live band performances from X- strings, Scavenger Project and Dream Hunter.


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