Photo Walk Kohima: A walk with a difference

A group of enthusiastic photographers took a walk from Dream Café, Ser’s Bazaar through the Night bazaar this evening with the intent to capture the beauty of the Hornbill Festival at night and to rediscover the life and beauty of Nagaland.With a vision to encourage, develop and to provide a platform to the upcoming photographers, […]

‘Save the Hornbill Petition’ garners huge attention

(From Left) Simonil and Rishad volunteers from Mumbai for the “Save the Hornbill” petition initiative with HCI chairperson Dr. Yan Murry and volunteers Novisie Kajiri and  Mhathung at their stall, Bamboo pavilion, Kisama. (Morung Photo)   This week many Nagas are busy trying to revive and protect the rich culture of Nagaland by attending or […]

Bangladesh high commissioner graces hornbill festival

Cultural troupes of 16 Naga tribes accorded a warm welcome to the High Commissioner of Bangladesh Tariq A. Karim who was the chief guest on the 5th day of the Hornbill Festival 2011. The chief guest was accompanied by his wife and family members. Honouring the unique cultural troupes the High Commissioner of Bangladesh Embassy, […]

Hornbill News in Picture

The Hero of Pork Mania Eating Competition: seen is the Chapmion of Fat Mania, the Pork Eating contest Kekhriesetuo Kiso who consumed one kilo of plain cooked Pork fats in 60 seconds on 4 December. (Emilo Khuvung/Photo)

Nine finalists to be announced today

The Hornbill National Rock Contest 2011 entered day two on 5th December with ten bands taking the stage at IG Stadium, Kohima.The following 10 bands performed- Avancer (Nagaland), Dreamline (Kolkata, West Bengal), Girish and the Chronicles (Gangtok , Sikkim),Cadence (Nagaland), Theorized (Karnataka), Yonsample (Kolkata, West Bengal ), Arcane Deception (New Delhi), Ragamuffins (Assam), Dosser’s Urge, […]

Launch of Hornbill National Rock Contest 2011

The launch of Airtel present Hornbill National Rock Contest 2011 was held today at IG Stadium, with Dr. Chumben Murry , minister for Agriculture as the chief  guest.In his address, the minister said that “Winning is also important, but the spirit of participation is more important” and also congratulated all the participating band who are […]

Hornbill updates

High Commissioner of Bangladesh Embassy to grace the 5th day of Hornbill Festival Kohima, December 4 (DIPR): Tariq A. Karim, High Commissioner of Bangladesh Embassy will grace the morning session of the 5th Day of the weeklong Hornbill Festival at the Naga Heritage village Kisama on 5th December 2011.Cultural Programme at Kisama on Day-4 Kohima, […]

Hornbill Charity Ball 2011, Kisama

Day third of the Hornbill festival, “Hornbill Charity Ball” the annual charity event in aid of Nagaland orphanages was held at Heritage Bamboo Hall, Kisama. As spectators waited for the first performance to take the stage, Himato Zhimomi, Commissioner Secretary of Art and Culture Department greeted a hall full of audience. He further acknowledged the […]

Hornbill Day 4

1. DG, HFZA, sea Ports and Customs, Government of Sharjah, UAE, Dr. Rashid AL Leem and other dignitaries posing for the lens with cultural troupe during the morning session of cultural performances on day 4 of the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland. (Chizoko Viro/Morung Photo) 2. Union Minister of DoNER and Parliamentary Affairs, GoI, Paban Singh […]

Hornbill Glocal Film Fest 2011 inaugurated

Press secretary to Chief Minister Abu Metha, NFDC General Manager Kayina and Rattle & Hum Society President, Theja Meru posing for the lens after lighting the candle during the inauguration of Hornbill Glocal Film Fest 2011. The much awaited Hornbill Glocal Film Fest 2011 was launched today by Abu Metha, press Secretary for Chief Minister […]

Ball and Fashion Night

Brushing aside skeptics and criticism, the Hornbill Ball and the Hornbill Fashion Show is set to become a regular feature of the festival. Last year the theme for the fashion show was ‘Aid for Leh Flashflood Victims and Hornbill Preservation’, a noble theme indeed, yet one is left to wonder how far did this ‘noble […]