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More than 60,000 people visit Hornbill festival in two-days

Press Trust of India  |  Kohima 

More than 60,000 people have visited the Festival of at Naga Heritage Village Kisama near here since its inauguration on Saturday, a said Sunday.

inaugurated the 10-day long annual festival on Saturday.

Altogether 63,032 visitors with 780 foreigners, 8,241 domestic tourists and 54,011 local visitors have visited the picturesque venue some 12 km south of the state capital, said (Statistics) T Khakihe Sumi.

The inaugural day Saturday had 19,953 visitors while Sunday it rose up to 43,079 visitors, he informed.

The day was marked as National Dance and Music Day on the theme "Cultural Connect" organised North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC).

The visitors were treated with cultural performances from across the country including Odisha, Assam, Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, and

Besides, the revellers also got the opportunity to join the coming together of the all the Naga tribes while they were engaged in the unity performance after the NEZCC show.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 19:25 IST