Hornbill Festival

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Country and Region IndiaNagaland
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Kohima, Nagaland, India
Festival Contact Information

Hornbill Festival
c/o Centre and India Tourism Development Corporation
46C, Chowringhee Road
Kolkata - 700 071 India
Phone: (91) 2288-0901, or (91) 2288-9066

Festival Description

The state of Nagaland supports the traditional tribal culture that is celebrated with a series of performances and demonstrations at the annual Hornbill Festival, held in Kohima. Traditional arts are also featured, with paintings, wood carvings and sculptures by modern Naga artists on display. Naga troupes sing folk songs, perform traditional dances and play indigenous games and sports. In the evenings a program of music concerts, catering for all tastes, ensure that the festive spirit continues through the night.

Festival Dates December 1 - 7, 2010
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Festival Events:

Festival Highlights:
  • Traditional Naga Morungs
  • Exhibition and sale of arts and crafts
  • Food Stalls
  • Herbal Medicine Stalls
  • Flower shows and sales
  • Cultural Medley-songs and dances
  • Fashion shows
  • Beauty Contest
  • Traditional Archery
  • Naga wrestling
  • Indigenous Games
  • Musical Concert


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