The Chumpha Festival is an annual harvest Festival held in the state of Manipur every year. This Festival is mainly celebrated by the Tanghul Nagas of Manipur, for whom it is one of the most important festivals and they celebrate this festival with great joy, merriment, fun and frolic.

In 2015, Chumpha Festival will be celebrated in December.


The Festival is celebrated for seven days and a week after the harvest season in December. During the last three days of the festival, cultural events are organized including dance and music performances.

Chumpha FestivalThese celebrations include gatherings of family and friends for everyone to rejoice and enjoy. As against other festivals where women have a limited role to play and participate, this festival of Chumpha gives them immense roles and responsibilities The end of the Chumpha Festival in Manipur is marked by a procession that is carried out within the village premises.

Manipur as a state is famous for its culture and traditions. There are numerous fairs and festivals held in Manipur throughout different seasons of the year. One very interesting aspect to be noticed regarding the fairs and festivals held here is that although there are different festivals, events for different races and communities, they all are celebrated with equal passion and zeal.

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