01 to 10 DECEMBER HORNBILL FESTIVAL (NAGALAND)
The Hornbill Festival of Nagaland is hailed as one of the most entertaining carnivals in the country. Named after the bird Hornbill, and celebrated every year in the first week of December, this ‘festival of festivals’ is revered by the Nagas, and is attended by all the major tribes of Nagaland. The indigenous warrior tribes of Nagaland come together to celebrate and nurture their bonds. Besides folk dances, songs, and performances by the warrior tribes, the Hornbill festival also showcases the local heritage, food, culture, handicrafts, martial arts, folk music, and much more. It is held at the foothills of the Japfu peak at the Naga Heritage Village, Kisama.
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