Nongkrem Dance Festival is a harvest festival celebrated in the state of Meghalaya. It is a five days, celebrated in the month of November. It is generally celebrated in order to honor the powerful Goddess Ka Blei Synshar for blessing the people of the community with good harvest and prosperity. During the festival, virgin women get dressed in their traditional dresses with gold ornaments and perform a dance. A traditional dance is also performed by the young men and women of the Khasi tribe in order to show their honor to their God and ancestors.