Arunachal is that one state which has potential to dazzle one by their dance, folk songs and dance. Mopin festival is agricultural festival which is celebrated by Galo tribe. One can see locals put rice powder on each other face which marks the beginning of this festival. This is an Important festival of Galo Adi Tribe which is celebrated in this month. One can notice women present the slow and graceful dance all dressed in white.
Why Festival is celebrated –
- Drive away evil spirits
- Animal is sacrificed
- Five-day long affair and chant folk songs with elegant dance known as popir.
- Freshly brewed rice beer called as Apong by Galo tribe.
- Desire for wealth and prosperity
This is popular festival which is celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh. It is also celebrated in Itanagar and different parts of state with great enthusiasm. This festival plays an important role in cultural scenario and organise the amazing pour dance which is performed by women folk. Tribal folk wear white clothes and elaborate headgear. They also wear multiple beaded ornaments as per their footsteps and sparling sun rays.