The Konyak Community is one of the natives of Nagaland who reside in Mon and Longwa towns. Their are indigenous people and are still connected to their roots and traditions.
Aoling Festival or Aoleang Festival is celebrated in the month of April. It is a harvest festival that signifies the beginning of the next crop season. It is an important festival of North East India and falls around the same date as Bihu.
Last year, 5000 Konyak women gathered to perform their traditional dance. They went ahead and created a world record. Aoling Festival is also one of the many mini Hornbill festivals that is celebrated in the state.
Check out this vlog on this dance performance and experience the warmth and enthusiasm of this community.