This festival is celebrated in the Mithila region of Bihar dedicated to the brother- sister relationship. It is time when birds migrate from the Himalayas to the plains heralding the beginning of this festival with the girls making and decorating clay idols of various birds.
Sama-Chakeva represents the tradition of Mithilanchal as well as the art of making idols. This festival starts with the welcoming of the pair of birds sama-chakeva. People perform various rituals and the festival joyfully ends with the ‘vidai’ of sama and with a wish that these birds return to this land the next year.