Manipur, nestled in the northeastern region of India

The state is renowned for its diverse ethnic communities, each with its own unique traditions, languages, and cultural practices. Manipuri dance, one of the classical dance forms of India, is a reflection of the state's rich cultural heritage. The locals, predominantly Meiteis, have a deep-rooted connection to their traditions and festivals, such as the Lai Haraoba and the Yaoshang, which are celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm.