Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Arunachal Pradesh

Fairs and Festivals

Boori Boot - Hill Miris Festival

The Boori Boot festival is exclusively performed by the Hill-Miris. The festival usually falls in February. Boori Boot means to get together irrespective of age, sex, caste to hail the spring and successful harvest. The festival also invokes the spirit of Boori Boot to bless them with prosperity and free from diseases of any kind. The festival is performed collectively. The young members do all the work under the elders guidance. The Nibu (priest) performs Puja as well as conduct sacrifice. 'Etting' is profusely applied on one and all. The festival is of three days duration.