Traditional Music & Dance

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Sawng Vat Dance(Chin)

Chin nationals have realised the bountiful wealth of the motherland and felt a deep gratitude towards it since their time of settlement. They have performed the Sawng Vat dance with firm determination to live together in weal and woe. The Sawng Vat dance is the oldest Chin dance. It is usually performed at times when tasks and undertakings are successful, as a token of gratitude to the motherland. This dance portrays the sense of gratitude of the Chin people to the Union and their desire to live together with other nationalities in friendship and solidarity, weal and woe. The Sawng Vat Dance of the Chins portrays the honest simplicity and the sense of unity of the Chin people and their loyalty to the Union.