Celebrated In: India
Consistently when the eleventh month of the Year November comes the Kyong Nagas in all liking cheers with party mind-set. In the not so distant future too, the Almighty God in His plentiful elegance has talented us with the month of November, a season to cheer.
The Tokhu Emong is the Post harvest celebration of the Kyong Naga. With the harvest done and the storehouses full, the individuals now take a rest from the drudges and sweat and settle down to revel in the tree grown foods of one's hard work of the year.
In the there years of old then, Tokhu Emong was commended from the first Day of the month of Chopuk (November) work the ninth Day, of the month consistently (The nine is extremely huge in the animistic numerological conviction of the Kyong – eg. the Kyong put stock in nine layers of world, nine layers of heck, and nine phases of one's conversion of soul. ). Prior, no specific date was altered for the event for the entire Kyong Naga tribe. The festival was held as stated by the helpful of the towns (the month for the celebration was same however). In any case, keeping in mind the end goal to cut solidarity and consistency around the reaches (There are three extents of the Wokha District – Nrung (Upper extent) Mbhi (Middle Range) and Liyo (Lower Range), Kyong senior citizens chose to commend it on an altered date. Taking after this, Tokhu Emong is praised on seventh November consistently.
Throughout this wonderful celebration, the whole town participates in the festival. Each family unit have sustenance and beverages ready for the gala. Companions, families and neighbors are welcome to one another's house and this proceeds for 9 days. The primary characteristics of the dining experience are group melodies, moves, banquet, recreations, fun and skip. Everybody clothing types themselves in their lovely conventional dresses and outfits as stated by their economic wellbeing. When I say societal position I intend to say, men people who have earned notoriety in a specific field/s will wear a specific meant dress, a junior honorable man will put on specific Youth clothing and young/children will wear their specific dress. Moreover the womenfolk will clothing themselves with their specific dress. It is viewed as disreputable or Khena to wear ladies' fabrics by man and tight clamp versa. There is a demeaner of exhilaration and good cheer all over. Blessings of nourishment and beverages are traded throughout the celebration. Around companions, the amount of cooked meat given means the profundity of kinship and ties. For instance, if small time offers 12 Solumchak (bits of meat) to his companion, it demonstrates that he cherishes his companionship, on the off chance that it is responded, and he is additionally offered 12 bits of meat, it implies that the kinship is esteemed from both sides.
The resolute offers of the 'Solümchak eyanta' around the companions are of incredible critical. Thus, ought to any fiasco or hardships strikes either one of them, both of them will remained by one another regardless. Subsequently a kinship of devotion and loyalty was promised between companions. In ordinary practice the ladies were offered five (5) solumchak and man were offered six (6) solumchak. This five and six separate number is of extraordinary noteworthy. The point when a young lady is conceived, an epithet is offered promptly to avert and dissipate the faries (Nungküm) from hexing the young lady tyke however a commitment (Mvüchok) and naming of the kid's true name is carried out on the fifth day of the conception. However, a kid tyke is carried out on the sixth day (I assume, this practice is continuously doubled from the Jews hone entire male kid is committed and circumcise on the eight day of the conce