Chapchar Kut Mizoram(Last Updated 05 Aug, 2021)
05/03/2021 - 05/03/2021
The Chapchar Kut Festival is one of the extravagant Fiestas in Mizoram's Festivals and is regarded as one of the grand carnivals that are held in the state. It is visited by numerous people from across the country who enjoy the richly hued fete; it is almost a National Level Fiesta and therefore the Chapchar Kut is the most delicate and sensitive gala event in Mizoram.
Description of the Chapchar Kut:
If you witness the men and women in colorful costumes you shall be mesmerized. The uniqueness of Mizoram lies in the fact that the richly tainted attires that dazzles amidst the bright light of the sun, which blesses the land with rich harvest is thus the most adored deity in Mizoram.
Chapchar Kut is actually a merriment that is accredited to the golden harvest that has made the fields content endowing it with the feeling of satisfaction. The men and women, bejeweled, come out of their houses and gather in mass to celebrate this gala event. They sing and dance to the tune of the flute and there is a nostalgic tune associated with the entire process. Since dance is an art we may as well say that "Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures".
For the painting to be exquisite the people of Mizoram dances with absolute perfection. It is a substantial incident. The Chapchar Kut fiesta is also attended with Cheraw and Bamboo Dance. These dances have gained International importance and are generally performed during the Chapchar Kut Carnival. Conventional songs accompanied with gongs, cymbals, and drum beats are sung with merriment and dance; the men and women with hands round each other make a unique scene.
Colored costumes and jewels make the snow peaks of Mizoram all the more charming and gorgeous.
Time for the celebration of the Chapchar Kut:
The Chapchar Kut Carnival is held during the spring time that falls around March every year.