A hornbill festival is an annual event celebrated in Nagaland North East India from the 1st to the 10th of December it is something referred to as the festival of the festival.
organizes cultural events to preserve ethnic art and culture
. Nagaland is home to various tribes, each with its own set of festivals. Because agriculture employs over 60% of Nagaland's people, most of the state's celebrations focus on it. Because the Nagas regard their celebration as Holy participation in this festival is mandatory.
The Government of Nagaland hosts the hornbill festival
each year during the first half of December to inter-tribal contact and to showcase Nagaland's cultural heritage
. The inaugural event took place in 2000. the celebration is inspired by the Indian Hornbill
a huge and colorful wood land bird that appears in the mythology of nearly every tribe in the state.
Nagaland is a state in India's North-Eastern region.
it is bounded to the north by Anurachal Pradesh
, to the west by Assam
, to the South by Manipur
, and to the East by the Manyavar Sagaing region
is its capital, while Dimapur
is its major City. it is one of India's smallest states.