Kohima, April 03 (NEx): The Konyak Union Kohima (KUK) celebrated Aoleang Monyu festival on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021 at Naga Heritage Village, Kisama with Advisor for Fire & Emergency Service, SIRD and Relief and Rehabilitation, Pohwang Konyak as the Special Guest, a DIPR report said.
Speaking at the function, the Special Guest said that Aoleang Monyu festival is the most important festival of the Konyak Nagas which is celebrated for six days, beginning from 1st April every year. He said that Aoleang festival signifies invoking the divine blessing and marks the end of the old year and the welcome of a new year.
Meanwhile, the welcome speech was delivered by the President, KUK, Dr. W. Phola, significance of the Aoleang Monyu festival was narrated by State Chaplain, Rev. T.W. Yamyap.
Further, the program included cultural dances presented by Longchang Unit, Tobu Unit, Aboi Unit, Chen Unit, Wakching Unit and Mon circle, which was followed by a community feast.