Celebrated In: India
Nagaland celebrates many festivals which are associated with agriculture and pre or post harvest of crops and Metemneo Festival is one such festival.
Metemneo, is the post harvest festival of the Yimchunger tribe. the Metemneo celebration displayed the goodwill of the community to develop better relationships.
Metemneo is celebrated in the region of Nagaland after the harvest of millet crop in the. The festival is celebrated with a lot of joy and fun. Tribal people of Yimchungers tribe get involved in merriment with high festive spirits on the occasion.
The five days long raining festival is considered very auspicious for binding knots between young boys and girls of the tribe so engagement ceremonies of young couples are held during the festive atmosphere of Metemneo. It is quite obvious that youth of Nagaland prefer to be in a relationship in this festive season and that’s why half of the relations are naturally used to be fixed in Metemneo festival.