The Treasure Trove Of Tribes Hornbill Festival
The Lifestyle journalist|June 2019
The Treasure Trove Of Tribes Hornbill Festival

India is known for its biodiversity and vibrant culture. There are a gazillion festivals and rituals to come together, bond and celebrate. Diversity in cultures and the variety in cultures is what makes India stand out as a nation. Tourists from all over the world crave to visit the holy cities here and attend the vibrant, colourful festivals.

Just to get your mathematics right- with 29 states and seven union territories, India has more than 100 major festivals! One such interesting festival is Hornbill- the meeting point of tribes. It takes place in the culturally vibrant Nagaland- the land of folklore. Known as a global biodiversity hotspot, Nagaland is a place of unparalleled natural beauty with plenty to feast your eyes upon. Quiet contrary to being feared as the descendants of ferocious head-hunters, Nagas are very welcoming and have a big heart! So plan a visit to Nagaland soon- here bonds are built over a hot meal, a glass of rice wine, interesting stories and laughter! Here is an investigative help-book for you.

About the Place

Known as one of the seven sisters in East India, Nagaland is inherited by 17 major tribes along with other sub-tribes. The tribes are different in customs, beliefs, languages and attires. Music is an integral part. Talking about music, Nagas celebrate a huge festival every year, known as Hornbill Festival.

The Hornbill Festival

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