Wya Dance, Tripura– IFFOK 2014
The Mogh community of Tripura celebrates the Wya festival on the full moon night of the month of Ashwin of the Bengali calendar year. Young boys and girls stand in rows with lamps in their hands to pray to Lord Buddha. After the worship, they sing and dance in the premises of the Buddha temple. This traditional dance is known as the Wya Dance or the Lamp Dance.