Hornbill festival showcases cultural heritage of NE

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 22:02

Kohima: Hundreds of tourists today thronged
the Hornbill Festival at Kisma near here to witness the
cultural heritage of Northeastern states, which was being
showcased at the annual week-long event.

Cultural troupes from all the seven Northeastern states
participated in various programmes at the Naga Heritage
Complex.

Participation of troupes from Korea, Japan, Thailand and
Myanmar in the second day of the festival, sponsored by North
East Zonal Cultural Council since 2006, added colour to it.

British deputy High Commissioner Sanjay Wadvani yesterday
inaugurated the event.

A daily cultural show named `Heralding Culture` on 16
Naga tribes will begin from tomorrow at the main open arena of
the heritage complex.

-PTI

First Published: Wednesday, December 2, 2009 - 22:02
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