Festivals

A text of 2'22" in which Lukam Tonglum lists the various festivals celebrated by the Cholim group of the Tangsa This consists of the following sound file: SDM12-2008Tascam-095 recorded on 1/1/2008 The festivals named in this recording, in order and starting at beginning of January, are: 1. Jyoe Rin Kuh - about the beginning of January 2. Jak² Hup¹ Kuh 3. Wihu Kuh - held on the 5 January, it used to run for ten days. 4. Ki¹ wing² kuh - in February 5. Seh¹ phang¹ kuh² - March (also called Cham phang kuh) 6. Jak² Hup¹ Kuh - celebrated again 7. Ngai¹ Roh² - in March 8. Mai¹ or Kam¹ kung¹ mai¹ kuh² - a very long festival held around March 9. Wen¹ kuh 10.Cho¹ kharim¹ or Seh¹rim¹ kuh 11. Rim¹ding¹rim¹hyoe² - in March or April 12. Gi²mo¹pyo²wi kuh 13. Pyo²wi² also called cham²ti²pyo²wi kuh 14. Cham²kyo² roh¹kuh¹ - held at the end of December.
A text of 2'22" in which Lukam Tonglum lists the various festivals celebrated by the Cholim group of the Tangsa This consists of the following sound file: SDM12-2008Tascam-095 recorded on 1/1/2008 The festivals named in this recording, in order and starting at beginning of January, are: 1. Jyoe Rin Kuh - about the beginning of January 2. Jak² Hup¹ Kuh 3. Wihu Kuh - held on the 5 January, it used to run for ten days. 4. Ki¹ wing² kuh - in February 5. Seh¹ phang¹ kuh² - March (also called Cham phang kuh) 6. Jak² Hup¹ Kuh - celebrated again 7. Ngai¹ Roh² - in March 8. Mai¹ or Kam¹ kung¹ mai¹ kuh² - a very long festival held around March 9. Wen¹ kuh 10.Cho¹ kharim¹ or Seh¹rim¹ kuh 11. Rim¹ding¹rim¹hyoe² - in March or April 12. Gi²mo¹pyo²wi kuh 13. Pyo²wi² also called cham²ti²pyo²wi kuh 14. Cham²kyo² roh¹kuh¹ - held at the end of December.
Three short recordings in which Lukam Tonglum talks about the Wihu song, a style of song performed at the festival of Wihu Kuq This consists of the following sound files: SDM12-2008Tascam-117.wav, length 4'00"; recorded on 9/1/2008 SDM12-2008Tascam-118.wav, length 3'29"; recorded on 9/1/2008 SDM12-2008Tascam-119.wav, length 2'07"; recorded on 9/1/2008 The contents of each recording are as follows SDM12-2008Tascam-117.wav, Singing the Wihu song already performed by the girls of Kharang Kong in SDM12-20071215-01-1178_GirlsDancingGroup 2'40". This recording includes some discussion SDM12-2008Tascam-118.wav, Further discussion of song styles, with relation to SDM12-20071215-01-1178_GirlsDancingGroup 2'40", singing the dance style as well as the Wihu Kuq style SDM12-2008Tascam-119.wav, Further discussion of song styles, with relation to SDM12-20071215-01-1178_GirlsDancingGroup 2'40"; includes discussion about how the children learned the songs
These two audio files contain a discussion in Assamese about the Tangsa festival between Lukam Tongung and Meenaxi B.R.
The Wihu Kuh festival, held on January 5th every year

Citation

Stephen Donald Morey and Meenaxi Barkataki-Ruscheweyh (2008 - 2011). Item "Festivals" in collection "Tangsa, Tai, Singpho in North East India". The Language Archive. https://hdl.handle.net/1839/a8b354cb-9bd7-45a5-95b6-1dd20e52d9a7. (Accessed 2024-06-19)

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