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Hornbill Festival started in Nagaland recently

Category : Miscellaneous
Published on: December 04 2023 Share on facebook

  • Recently the Hornbill Festival started in the north-eastern state of Nagaland.
  • Hornbill Festival was started in the year 2000.
  • The 24th edition of the Hornbill Festival is being celebrated in the year 2023.
  • Its objective is to integrate the cultural diversity of Naga tribes so that people from different backgrounds get an opportunity to learn from each other's culture and society.
  • Also, the country and the world can be introduced to the cultural richness of Naga society.
  • Hornbill festival gets its name from the hornbill bird.
  • This bird is considered sacred in the Naga tribe and is also mentioned in the mythology of the Nagas.
  • Assam has been selected as the partner state for this festival.
  • The United States, Germany and Colombia have been made partner countries.
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