01 to 10 DECEMBER HORNBILL FESTIVAL (NAGALAND)
The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland is hailed as one of the most captivating celebrations in the country. Named in honour of the Hornbill bird, it is celebrated every year in the first week of December. This ‘festival of festivals’ is revered by the Nagas and attended by all the major tribes of Nagaland. The indigenous warrior tribes of Nagaland come together to celebrate and strengthen their bonds. Besides folk dances, songs, and performances by the warrior tribes, the Hornbill Festival also presents a vibrant display of local heritage, cuisine, culture, handicrafts, martial arts, folk music, and more. The festival is held at the foothills of the Japfu peak in the Naga Heritage Village of Kisama.
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