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Nagaland swings at Hornbill festival
Tribal dancers from Mizoram perform a bamboo dance during the Hornbill festival.
Tribal dancers from Mizoram perform a bamboo dance during the Hornbill festival.
Tribal dancers from Tripura in traditional attire perform a dance during the Hornbill festival.
Tribal dancers from Tripura in traditional attire perform a dance during the Hornbill festival.
The 10-day long festival named after the Hornbill bird is one of the biggest festivals of India’s northeast that showcases the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the indigenous Nagas.
The 10-day long festival named after the Hornbill bird is one of the biggest festivals of India’s northeast that showcases the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the indigenous Nagas.
Naga tribe dancers perform a dance during the Hornbill festival at Kisama village, in Nagaland.
Naga tribe dancers perform a dance during the Hornbill festival at Kisama village, in Nagaland.
President Pranab Mukherjee, wore 'Tsula' (traditional head gear) and posed with the Dao (a small sword) to portray a ferocious Naga warrior during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival, at Kisama village on the outskirts of Kohima, Nagaland, on
President Pranab Mukherjee, wore 'Tsula' (traditional head gear) and posed with the Dao (a small sword) to portray a ferocious Naga warrior during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival, at Kisama village on the outskirts of Kohima, Nagaland, on
Naga dancers arrive to perform during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival.
Naga dancers arrive to perform during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival.
The Hornbill Festival is celebrated through a collaborative effort of all Naga tribes, to revive, protect and preserve their heritage.
The Hornbill Festival is celebrated through a collaborative effort of all Naga tribes, to revive, protect and preserve their heritage.
Hornbill (name of a bird) Festival, considered one of the biggest events in Nagaland, showcases the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the Naga people.
Hornbill (name of a bird) Festival, considered one of the biggest events in Nagaland, showcases the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the Naga people.
Naga dancers in traditional attire carrying guns arrive to perform during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival.
Naga dancers in traditional attire carrying guns arrive to perform during the inauguration of the Hornbill festival.
The festivals, music and dance make for an enchanting display of their ethnicity and diversity.
The festivals, music and dance make for an enchanting display of their ethnicity and diversity.
The festival will have several traditional and modern cultural programmes, besides interesting competitions like 'Naga Chilli eating contest'.
The festival will have several traditional and modern cultural programmes, besides interesting competitions like 'Naga Chilli eating contest'.
Naga dancers line up in traditional attire to perform during the opening day of the Hornbill festival.
Naga dancers line up in traditional attire to perform during the opening day of the Hornbill festival.
Pranab Mukherjee with Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio and folk artists on the opening day of the Hornbill Festival. The 10-day festival began with sounding of the gong by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Pranab Mukherjee with Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio and folk artists on the opening day of the Hornbill Festival. The 10-day festival began with sounding of the gong by President Pranab Mukherjee.
Naga tribesmen perform during the opening day of the festival. The 10-day long festival is considered as one of the biggest events in the state.
Naga tribesmen perform during the opening day of the festival. The 10-day long festival is considered as one of the biggest events in the state.
One of the naga dancers smiles at the camera. The Hornbill Festival is celebrated through a collaborative effort of all Naga tribes.
One of the naga dancers smiles at the camera. The Hornbill Festival is celebrated through a collaborative effort of all Naga tribes.