SUBJECT : Hornbill Festival 

When: 1-10 December 2017

Where: Kisama Heritage Village, Kohima district, Nagaland

One of the most famous festivals in North East India, the Hornbill festival takes place at Kisama Heritage Village, around 10 kilometers from Kohima. It is a week long festival and each day the performances begin by 9 a.m. The Festival is attended by all the major tribes in Nagaland. During the festival traditional arts, dances, folk songs, and games can be witnessed. There are plenty of handicraft and food stalls. Rice beer can also be found in abundance during the festival. However, the main attraction in the festival is the Hornbill National Rock Concert. Bands from across the country come to compete here. This is followed by a night market and one can also witness/participate in the Naga chilli eating competition.