This course provides an exciting and dynamic introduction to the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland. The celebration introduces to each tribe who have their distinctive cultural repertoire in this hilly state. In brief, this festival encourages inter-tribal interaction, and to promote the cultural heritage of Nagaland, the Government of Nagaland organizes the Hornbill Festival every year in the first week of December. Organized by the State Tourism and Art & Culture Departments
As such, a spectacular cultural festival under the name of the Hornbill festival which showcases the rich cultural resources to the rest of the world. Through critical, sensitive debate and analysis, the course will throw light on Naga troupes who sing folk songs, perform traditional dances and play indigenous games and sports.
Throughout the course, students will explore a wide range of traditions and culture among the tribes of the North-East Indian state of Nagaland. Each unit will give an insight into a colorful mixture of dances, performances, crafts, parades, games, sports, food fairs, and religious ceremonies.