The maximum vital of gala's the various Khasis, the Nongkrem Festival is celebrated every year at Smit, 15 kms far from Shillong. It is an critical seat of the Hima Khyriem. The rituals are completed through the Syiem, the head of the Khasi country and ka Syiem Sad who's respected as the caretaker of the ceremonies and the people. The competition is celebrated for properly harvest, peace and prosperity. People from everywhere in the usa and the sector come to witness the party this is followed via younger ladies performing the Shad Kynthei and the men circling them acting the Shad Mystieh, as a symbol of male electricity and safety over the women.
The traditional dance is finished with the aid of dancers who are the young ladies and men of the tribe. The youngsters get dressed up in top notch attire. The silver or gold crowns worn by using the tribes on their heads signify the honor and dignity of the Khasi society. The dance done with the aid of the man is known as “Ka Shad Mastieh”. The men dance through keeping the sword of their proper hand and whisks in their left.