Mim Kut Festival

The origin of Mim kut festival has its ties connected to the Kuki story of “Mim”. The original story explores the love and bond of two brothers when they were abandoned by their mother. Lendou and his younger brother shared a piece of Mim when their stomachs were wrought with hunger. It was Mim that got them through these hard times, brought them closer and taught them love. Mim is the last har....
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Highlights/ important rituals of the festival

• The Kuki people carry out ceremonies to honor age old traditions of this important Kuki festival.

• They also pay homage to the souls of their deceased ancestors.

• There are extravagant dance performance and signing performed by cultural groups from different villages with a religious edge to them. Large traditional drums, long horns and other conventional instruments are used to produce a harmonized cacophous music. • The Mimkut State festival allows people to join in the merriment and celebration of the Kuki society.

• The Kuki people exhibit their ethnic culture through art work that represents their roots.

• There are numerous games, contests, fashion shows, talent hunt, voice hunt and other fun competition and activities along with musical rock concerts, food stalls, fairs and sports.

Organized By

Tourism Nagaland
Tourism Nagaland
Opp indoor stadium, Kohima Nagaland

How to reach

The nearest airport is Dimapur, which is 4 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Dimapur, which is 8 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Dimapur, which is 2KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Dimapur Town
Date Time

17 Jan 2023 - 18 Jan 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM




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