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Nagaland is a land of many festivals because of a number of tribes that reside in the state. As agriculture is the main source of income for the people of Nagaland, most of their festivals are related to agriculture. Therefore, they celebrate festivals to seek the blessings of nature. Some of the festivals include the Moatsu Festival, Nazu Festival, Sekrenyi festival, Tuluni festival etc. The tribes in Nagaland celebrate these festivals in order to strengthen the community bond and to pray to God for good harvests and crops all year long
The Nazu festival is one of the major festivals of the Pochury tribe of Nagaland and is celebrated in the month of February. This festival usually lasts for 10 days and is held before the sowing of seeds. It is celebrated in Phek, which is a district in Nagaland, and the festival is organized by the department of tourism. This festival is a time when people celebrate by singing and dancing on the beats of tribal music. The major dance performed at the time of this festival is Khupielilie dance. This dance has beautiful hand gestures and many tourists come in the state to view this festival and its beautiful dance. The whole outlook of this festival is less of rituals and more of pure entertainment and competition.
As the venue of the festival is in Phek Nagaland, which is about 145 km from the town of Kohima and at a distance of 219 km from the city of Dimapur. By air, you can take a flight to Dimapur Airport and then hire a taxi to the town of Phek. The nearest railway station is in Dimapur which is 219 km. Also, the railhead at Guwahati is around 280 km from Phek. The tourists have the option of taking a bus or taxi to Phek from Guwahati.
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