3/24/2011 | India , Manipur

Halangkar Part II: Dance of the Maidens

Halangkar concludes with a dance by the young women from the locality around the Bejoy Govinda Temple.  Dressed in hooded white dresses speckled with pink dye, hiding their faces, they traditionally perform the last dance of the festival.  After which the idols of the Bejoy Govinda and Sri Govindjee temples are returned in procession back to their respective temples, concluding the year’s celebration of Yaoshang (Holi).

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