Hornbill Festival: Do take a look at India’s stunning northeast

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A Naga tribesman waits to perform a cultural dance at the opening day of the annual Hornbill Festival in Nagaland on Thursday. (PTI)

A Naga tribesman waits to perform a cultural dance at the opening day of the annual Hornbill Festival in Nagaland on Thursday. (PTI)

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The festival is organised every year in the first week of December. (PTI)

The festival is organised every year in the first week of December. (PTI)

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Organized by Nagaland’s tourism and art & culture departments, the festival sees a range of cultural displays. (PTI)

Organized by Nagaland’s tourism and art & culture departments, the festival sees a range of cultural displays. (PTI)

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It takes place at Kisama, a Naga Heritage Village about 15 kms from Kohima. (PTI)

It takes place at Kisama, a Naga Heritage Village about 15 kms from Kohima. (PTI)

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The festival sees the participation of all the tribes of Nagaland. (PTI)

The festival sees the participation of all the tribes of Nagaland. (PTI)

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Nagaland is home to several tribes, each with its distinct festivals and character. (PTI)

Nagaland is home to several tribes, each with its distinct festivals and character. (PTI)

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The week-long festival sees a variety of functions -- colourful performances, crafts, sports, food fairs, games and ceremonies. Also on display are paintings, wood carvings and sculptures. (REUTERS)

The week-long festival sees a variety of functions -- colourful performances, crafts, sports, food fairs, games and ceremonies. Also on display are paintings, wood carvings and sculptures. (REUTERS)

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