An Alternative Hornbill Festival for 2019

An Alternative Hornbill Festival for 2019

There is a stark contrast between the portrayal of Naga culture at the Hornbill Festival, and what it is on a daily lived basis. Can there be an alternative to the Hornbill Festival that celebrates the daily lives of Naga people? (Morung Photos)   Dolly Kikon After the Hornbill Festival 2018, once we are done […]

Hornbill International Rock Contest: Female rockers rule roost at finale

Hornbill International Rock Contest: Female rockers rule roost at finale

The winner of the Hornbill International Rock Contest (HIRC) 2018 contest ‘Perfect Strangers’ along with the judges, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and others at Agri-Expo, Dimapur on December 8.     Perfect Strangers, Bangalore takes home coveted HIRC 2018 title     The grand finale of the Hornbill International Rock Contest (HIRC) 2018  at […]

Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival – the good and the bad!

Nagaland’s Hornbill Festival – the good and the bad!

A cultural troupe participates at the ongoing ten-day Hornbill Festival 2018 held at Kisama, Kohima on December 3. (Morung Photo)   Neichu Mayer Israel   Over the past few years, whenever I mention Nagaland where I come from, invariably someone would say, ‘ah we know about Nagaland, the place where the famous Hornbill Festival takes […]

HORNBILL 2018 KICKS OFF: Nagaland Governor, CM extol festival’s impact

HORNBILL 2018 KICKS OFF: Nagaland Governor, CM extol festival’s impact

The Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, Nagaland Governor PB Acharya, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and others at the inauguration of Hornbill Festival, at Naga Heritage Village Kisama on December 1. (Morung Photo by Soreishim Mahong)   Our Correspondent Kohima | December 1   The Nagaland Governor PB Acharya and Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today said […]

Nagaland has suffered for long, create conditions conducive for rich future: Rajnath

Nagaland has suffered for long, create conditions conducive for rich future: Rajnath

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Hornbill Festival at Naga Heritage Village, Kisam, in Kohima, Nagaland on December 01. (PIB Photo)   State is gateway to the South-East Asia, says HM MH&FW has sanctioned  Rs. 300 crore for medical college  North-East pivot of Government’s ‘Act East’ policy’   Our […]

Nagaland: Countdown to Hornbill 19.0

Nagaland: Countdown to Hornbill 19.0

Chakhesang Nagas during the Hornbill festival at Kisama. (Morung file photo)   5 Days to Go   Our Correspondent Kohima | November 25 With just five days to go for the 19th edition of the Hornbill Festival, departments and agencies are working round the clock for the ten days long celebration starting from December 1. […]