Food, dance and traditions of
Sikkim people forms a vibrant culture of Sikkim. Explore more on
cultural heritage of Sikkim.
- The people of Sikkim are very warm, friendly and sweet.
They celebrate even the small festivals with equal love and devotion.
Traditional music and dance forms an important of the local festival and
celebration in Sikkim. People of various communities live together in
Sikkim still maintaining a unique identity of there traditional
religion. There are various other languages spoken in Sikkim like Hindi
and English apart from traditional Sikkimese language. Know more about
culture of Sikkim here.
: A popular sport of the Sikkimese, archery is
traditionally, played after the harvests. This was the unique way for
the villagers to assemble at a place and enjoy during the period of
inactivity. This ancient sport of the region has seen a recent revival
to rejuvenate the cultural identity of the region.
Cuisine of Sikkim :
food pattern in Sikkim is not limited to either vegetarian or non
vegetarian as both are easily available here. One can relish Indian,
Tibetan and Chinese cuisines at Sikkim with a very limited range of
continental cuisine also available. A wide array of local fare is
available in Sikkim that proves to be a gourmet's real delight.
Traditional Momos and Thukpa are found everywhere and taste great.
Dances of Sikkim :
the total, population of Sikkim categorized into three major groups
namely the Lepchas, Bhutias and the Nepalis; the state automatically
becomes a multicultural one. Each of this community has its own
language, culture and dances.