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Chapchar - Chapchar is one of the most famous festivals of Mizoram. This is basically a thanksgiving festival, which is celebrated after completion of the cutting of jhums. The cutting of jhums with simple axes is a very laborious and tie consuming task. To celebrate the success of cutting jhum, the festival is observed with much pomp and show. It continues for a period of seven days and even beyond if the villagers would be able to afford it.
Mim Kut - The festival of Mim Kut celebrated before the hard work in the jhum comes to an end. It is usually observed in the month of September and would last only for a day or two to commemorate someone who has expired in the previous year. Mim Kut is thus one of the most renowned festivals of Mizoram. All the necessary items of daily life like fresh vegetables, maize, bread, accessories and cloth, as offerings, would be placed on the memorials of the dead. It is also a firm belief of the locals that the spirits of their ancestors would revisit their house during this festival.
Thalfavang Kut - The festivals of Thalfavang Kut is celebrates when people of Mizoram complete the process of weeding of the field and prepare for the forthcoming harvest and is definitely one of the most cherished festivals of Mizoram. This grand festival is painted with lots of vibrant shades and invokes a different kind of experience to the tourists who visit the state of Mizoram every year. This auspicious occasion also gives the people from the remotest parts to come forward and celebrate together as well as retain the new bonds while renewing the old ones.
Pawl Kut - This harvest festival is celebrated after the village accumulates had gathered its harvest. This much-awaited festival lasts for a span of one or two days and the villagers would indulge themselves in the festivities with much excitement and vigor. They would offer prayers to the local deity and would participate in the grand feasts and dance performances during this special event. It is also customary for everyone in the village to feast on eggs and meat. Men would go out hunting wild beats.