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When Nagas Danced At Hornbill Festival

By REDIFF NEWS
December 07, 2022 18:39 IST
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The Hornbill festival is currently on in Kohima and other parts of Nagaland.

Organised by the Nagaland and Union governments, the annual Hornbill festival -- celebrated from December 1 to 10 -- is meant to encourage inter-tribal interaction and to preserve and protect Naga heritage.

 

IMAGE: Naga women from the Sumi tribe perform a folk dance at Kisama, located 15 kms from Kohima. Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: Naga tribesmen from the Chakhesang tribe performs a folk dance at Kisama. Photograph: ANI Photo

 

IMAGE: The traditional stone pulling ceremony conducted as part of Hornbill festival at Mezoma village in Kohima. Photograph: PTI Photo

 

Photographs curated by Anant Salvi/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

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