Details shared by Tsering Nurugu, Leh
About hemis festival
This festival is held in the Hemis monastery and is the most famous festival in Leh. It is a state holiday during the period of festivity. During this festivity people wear ethnic clothes. Men wear cummerbund and women wear designed and decorative head gears with jewelry. The lamas perform Chaam which is a musk dance.
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Do and Don't
• Wear traditional dress and participate in the dance and sing traditional songs
• Do not harm the rituals that are going on.
It gives you an opportunity to see the ethnic culture of Leh