Hornbill 2011 briefs

Miss  & Master Kids Carnival

Miss & Master Kids Carnival as part of the Hornbill Festival of Nagaland will take place on December 7 at The Naga Heritage Village, Kisama. The programme will commence from 12:30 PM onwards.

Vichisie wins archery competition

As part of the ongoing Hornbill Festival, the department of Youth Resources & Sports Nagaland organized the Archery competition on 6th December 2011 at the Heritage Complex Kisama. Altogether 14 participants took part in the competition where in Vichisie from Pochury community won the first prize of Rs. 10000/- while Kekhrieleto of Angami community bagged the second prize of Rs. 7000/- and Zavekho from Chakhesang community won the third prize of Rs. 5000/-.

Don Bosco indigenous culture stall at Kisama

To promote the vibrant indigenous culture of the North East, Don Bosco Centre for indigenous culture (DBCIC) Shillong 'the Scotland of the East' also set up stalls for the first time during the Hornbill festival at Kisama. Assistant Professor Dr. Dominic, Assam Don Bosco NE Studies, Guwahati said that the DBCIC open their stalls not only to sell variety of NE cultures book, discs of the previous hornbill festival and the like but to publicise state wise documentation and varied indigeneous instruments that are there in their centre. One of the natural Anderson Tea, which ensures only the finest leaves and bud is also sold in the stall. Many visitors are also buying and enjoying green urlong tea, the exotic taste of fresh tea that grows at an altitude of 4800 ft above level amid vigin soil matured in the lap of pristine nature. Some of the books available in the shop includes quintesstinal NE-India under 1 roof, mythology NE India, the morung and many other interesting stories. Dy. Director of DBCIC Bernedettee and others was the official of this stalls.