Monday, September 27, 2021
Nagaland

Arts


Songs

  1. Heliamleu or dancing songs -  They are composed and sung by young and old alike and are usually romantic.

  2. Hereileu or war songs - composed by old people about  the pride of their life, their bygone days, usually sung in memory of the victory or defeat in war.
  3. Neuleu or legendry songs - composed by old men to commemorate any significant event of the old days or that of a person who had done something notable during his life time.

  4. Hekialeu or songs about self - These songs are composed by old men of their eventful career while they were young and strong.

  5. Hekialeu or a duet - composed by both young and old is sung by young boys and girls together.