The festival of Torgya is celebrated in Arunachal Pradesh every year near the end of January. Mainly a monastic festival, Torgya is celebrated for three full days. Rich presence of color is one of the main features of the Torgya Festival of Arunachal Pradesh. It is indeed fascinating to watch the colorful dances that mark the occasion along with the gaiety displayed everywhere. The significance of the Torgya Festival of Arunachal Pradesh, is to celebrate the destruction of negative forces and the ushering in of prosperity, peace and good will. It is also believed that the rituals performed during the Festival of Torgya help ward off natural calamities and other disasters.