The musical instruments of the Yimchungers include simple log
drums, trumpets and flutes, similar to that of the Angamis. The
traditional dress of the Yimchungers includes colorful cane-made
headgear decorated with hair and bird feathers.
Metemneo is the traditional 5-day harvest festival of the
Yimchunger tribe. It is celebrated after the millet crop is
harvested, usually in the second week of August. The ceremonies
are inaugurated by the village elder khiungpu. The five-day
Communal cleaning of the village, repair of village roads
Repair of the paths leading to the fields, clearing up of
Repair of inter-village roads
Cleaning of water points and springs
Cleaning and worship of agricultural tools
The tribals also pray for the souls of the decesased, invite
friends to home and exchange gifts. The festival is also marked
by the engagements between the young tribals.