18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Hornbill Festival

This is a moment from the Hornbill festival that takes place every year at Nagaland, India. The colorful Hornbill festival is all about bringing awareness and preservation of bio-diversity along with the display of rich diverse culture and traditions of Nagaland. It's a myriad of cultures that makes the experience of the festival so much more colorful and vibrant. During the days of the festival, Naga tribes men and women dress up beautifully in their locally weaved clothes, head gears, jewelry and and other intricacies all throughout.

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Date Taken: 12.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Kohima, India
Copyright: © Arpan Uzir