One of the heartiest festivals of the capital city of Nagaland, Yemshe festival keeps people waiting for whole year so as to let them celebrate and enjoy. This festival is one of the most important one for the Pochuri tribe as they eagerly start the preparations of the fiesta in advance and hopes for a good harvest year after the celebration.
The village is all decked up like a newlywed bride and people starts cleaning the streets, wells and fields.
The elders of the family perform the rituals and youth just enjoys every bit of it.
Young engaged couples exchange gifts and eat delicacies with wine.
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The entire ambience is filled up with joy and merriness and thus attending this celebration is a forever memory.
The festival is celebrated with amazing spirit of festivity and happiness in the entire state of Nagaland. One can get to witness and enjoy the festival by reaching at the Kohima city. The nearest railway station to Kohima is Dimapur which is 74 kms from the city and is connected to many major cities of India.
5 October 2019
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