Nongkrem Dance

Held in the courtyard of the Nongkrem Syiem or chief’s residence in the picturesque town of Smit, the Nongkrem Dance is a significant festival of the Khasis. The venue, the Iing sad itself is a very important symbol of the khasis – a large thatched building (or palace) that was constructed without the use of metal parts. The Nongkrem dance festival is a five-day long even....
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 The dances are performed by Unmarried girls in their exotic costumes, whereas the men hold a sword in their right hand and a white Yak hair whisk in their left hand while dancing to the beat of drums and  playing of the Tangmuri

Ritual performances are done by Ka Syiem Sad (Queen Mother) and Ki Sohblei (Priests).

The Syiem (chieftain) along with the high priest performs the Pomblang (sacrifice of goats) ceremony

Organized By

Syiem of Hima Khyrim
H Khyrim

How to reach

The nearest airport is Umroi, which is 45 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Guwahati Railway Station, which is 125 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Shillong, which is 20KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Ing Sad Smit Nongkrem
Date Time

6 Nov 2022 - 7 Nov 2022

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM




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