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Hornbill Festival 2019 Schedule Summary

Hornbill Festival is celebrated in Nagaland, India. It is famous in the world as “Festivals of Festivals” because it is a grand festival having a fusion of many other interesting events, sports, competitions and fests. The great Hornbill festival 2019 in India is going to start from the dates 1st December to 10th December.

Furthermore, the timings of the Hornbill festival in India will be from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm. The venue of the festival is Kisama heritage village, which is just 12 km from Kohima. The 10-days long Hornbill festival schedule 2019 will consist of more than 25 different kinds of programmes. It is one of the best festivals in India one must not miss to attend.

About the Hornbill Festival in India

Hornbill Bird Symbol of Hornbill Festival
Hornbill Bird Symbol of Hornbill Festival

This festival is named after a bird called Hornbill which symbolizes social aspects of the citizens of Nagaland. It will be the 20th edition of the Hornbill festival in which 17 Naga tribes will participate.

The first Hornbill festival in Nagaland, India was started on 1st December 1999 to strengthen the unity of the Naga tribes and to show the cultural heritage of the Nagaland.

This time, tribes from two International countries are also going to be a part of the big Hornbill festival 2019. The tribes will be from Hungary and Thailand. Thus the Hornbill Festival in India is going to have an international crowd too.

Furthermore, this festival will give amazing memories to take back home to everyone who participates in it. It doesn’t matter whether your participation is in the form of a crowd or a contestant because you are surely going to have great fun at the Hornbill Festival in India.

Hornbill Festival 2019 Schedule Details – Fest Names, Dates, Timings & Venues

Dance and Music

Cultural Dance at Hornbill Festival, Kisama, Nagaland
Cultural Dance Performance of Hornbill Festival in India

This Hornbill festival of Nagaland 2019 will not only be fun for old generations, but it will also be full of fun for younger generations as well. Because along with the traditional dance of the Naga tribes and local classical folklore, the Hornbill festival in India will also consist of international rock music concerts and night carnivals. Your ears will surely get mesmerized by listening to rock music and your soul will definitely dance in the hornbill international live music festival.

Below are the glimpses of the Hornbill Festival Opening Ceremony 2019 which was full of Live concert, dance, music, and light.

Furthermore, there is also going to be live concerts of Tetseo Sisters, Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and more in the upcoming days of the Hornbill Festival 2019.

Fashion Shows and Sports

The schedule of great Hornbill festival 2019 consists of a fashion show called Miss Nagaland where you will get to see beauty pageants walking on the ramp.

The schedule of Hornbill festival of India also consists of Hornbill Riders meet where you will get to see mesmerizing motorcycles. In this Hornbill festival of Nagaland, you will also get to witness wrestling and archery competitions.

The schedule of the Hornbill festival 2019 will also consist of amazing horse riding and cute pony cart riding.

Food Competitions and Art Exhibitions

In this great festival, you will also get to enjoy the delicacies of Nagaland cusine. Moreover, one can participate in food competitions like Pork Fat Eating and King Chilly Eating. Additionally, Night bazar will offer you mouthwatering delicacies and handmade goods. There is also Naga Chef Season 7, where the best chefs will compete with each other.

Hornbill Festival 2019 also consists of exhibitions of beautiful flowers, handicrafts, handlooms, herbal medicines and Agri products.

Kids Carnivals and Thrilling Competitions

Furthermore, The Kisama venue of hornbill festival will also hold kids carnival which will surely be full of fun and masti for the kids. It will consist of fancy dress competition, singing competition, dance competition, drawing competition and essay writing.

The Hornbill Nagaland festival also consists of thrilling sports like Pencak Silat which is a form of Indonesian Martial Arts. One can also get to participate in Mount Teyozwu and Dzukou trek. Hence, the Hornbill festival in India is also best for trek lovers. There will also be a shooting competition. This festival also consists of tug of war.

Tug of War at Hornbill Festival
Tug of War, Hornbill Festival in India
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Epic Events

The Schedule of Hornbill festival also consists of some epic events like Khezhakeno Peoples Festival, Hornbill First Cut, Hornbill 4X4 Jeep Jamboree, Handshake Competiton, Stone Pulling Ceremony and many other interesting events.

Below is the schedule of India’s Hornbill Festival, 2019.

Hornbill Festival Schedule of Date 1st December 2019

Fest NameTime VenueAgency
Statehood Day Function8:30 amKhouchiezie, Kohima Local GardenGovernment of Nagaland
Opening Ceremony4:00 pmKisama Main ArenaTaFMA
Inauguration of Handlooms and Handicrafts4:00 pmBamboo Pavilion, KisamaIndustry and Commerce
Inauguration of Craftscape4:00 pm Outside Museum, KisamaTribal Weaves
Inauguration of Hortiscape4:00 pmKisamaDepartment of Horticulture
Inauguration of Agri Products4:00 pmKisama Department of Agriculture
Launching of Archived Section &WWII Museum4:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Artist Corner Launches4:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Adventure Activities Launches4:00 pm Children’s Park, KisamaNAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride Begins 4.00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, KisamaVeterinary
Kids Carnival Begins4:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest4:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Naga Chief Season 710:00 am to 4:00 pmKisama Synergy
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, KohimaYOUTHNET
Box Office Show Folk Music Concert12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 4:00 pmBamboo Hall, KisamaTaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition)10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, KisamaRe-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am ViswemaViswema Tourism Cmte
Traditional Evening Park Launches5:00 pm to 9:00 pm KigwemaKigwema Youth Org.
Launching of Music Festival5:00 pm Agri Expo, DimapurTaFMA
International Loin Loom Launches 4:00 pm Diezephe CraftVillage, Dimapur Exotic Echo Society
Hornbill Bamboo Carnival 4:00 pm NBRC, Dimapur NBDA
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches – 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of 2nd December 2019

Fest NameTimeVenueAgency
Cultural Show10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pmKisama Main ArenaArt & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Craftscape10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weavews
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill WW2 Rally10:00 am to 5:00 pm KohimaNAMSA
Archived Section & WW 2 Museum10:00 am to 5:00 pm KisamaArt & Culture
Hortiscape10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
The Hornbill Escapade10:00 am to 4:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/ Khonoma/ ChesezuOff The Road
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Naga Chief Season 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
International Loin Loom 4:00 pm Diezephe CraftVillage, Dimapur Exotic Echo Society
Winter Fantasies by MUSIK-A 4:30 pm Kisama Main Arena TaFMA
Handshake Concert 5:00 pm Raj Bhavan, Kohima TAFMA
Folk Music Concert 5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Hornbill Cycle Rally 10:00 amKohimaNagaland Cycling Association
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of Date 3rd December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Traditional Fire Making12:00 pm to 1:00 pmKisama Main Arena Youth Resource Department
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill 4X4 Jeep Jamboree10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kohima NAMSA
Archived Section &WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Hornbill Writers Meet10:00 am to 3:00 pm Kisama Tourist Dept.
Naga Chef Season 710:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt Concert4:30 pm Kisama Main Arena TaFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Folk Music Show5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Night Carnival Parade6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Kisama Tourism
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of 4th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
Stone Pulling Ceremony 10:00am Mima Village Mima Village
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Traditional Fire Making12:00 pm to 1:00 pmKisama Main Arena Youth Resource Department
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
International Hornbill Naga Wrestling 12 pm onwards Indoor Stadium, Kohima Naga Wrestling Association
Archived Section &WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
The Hornbill Escapade 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/ Khonoma/ Chesezu Off The Road
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Global International Film Festival Eastern Art Council
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Hornbill Badminton Championship 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Badminton Stadium, Kohima HBC Organising Committee
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Folk Music Show 5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Trans Effect / Incipit 4:30 pm Main Arena, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Hornbill Writers Meet10:00 am to 3:00 pm Kisama Tourist Dept.
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Hornbill Angling Fest10:00 am to 4:00 pm DoyangAngling Association
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of Date 5th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
Stone Pulling Ceremony 10:00am Mima Village Mima Village
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Tug of War12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Kisama Main Arena Youth Resource Department
Naga Chef Season 710:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
International Hornbill Naga Wrestling 12 pm onwards Indoor Stadium, Kohima Naga Wrestling Association
Archived Section &WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
The Hornbill Escapade 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/ Khonoma/ Chesezu Off The Road
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Hornbill Badminton Championship 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Badminton Stadium, Kohima HBC Organising Committee
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Folk Music Show 5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Divine Connection4:30 pm Main Arena, Kisama TAFMA
Glocal International Film FestivalEastern Art Council
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
MyKI Fest10:00 am to 7:00 pm Bayavu Colony, KohimaDepartment of Women Resource Dev.
Hornbill Writers Meet10:00 am to 3:00 pm Kisama Tourist Dept.
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of Date 6th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Still Bamboo Race12:00 pm to 1:00 pmKisama Main ArenaYouth Resource & Sports
Naga Chef Season 710:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill Shooting Competiton 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Aries Sports Complex, Dimapur Nagaland Rifle Competition
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Archived Section & WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill Off-Road Challengenight stageKohimaNAMSA
The Hornbill Escapade 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/ Khonoma/ Chesezu Off The Road
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill Riders Meet1:00 pm onwardsResort Phezou, TouphemaNagaland Motorcycle Club
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Hornbill Badminton Championship 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Badminton Stadium, Kohima HBC Organising Committee
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Folk Music Show 5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Mengu & Band / Dance Fiesta4:30 pm Main Arena, Kisama TAFMA
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
MyKI Fest10:00 am to 7:00 pm Bayavu Colony, KohimaDepartment of Women Resource Dev.
Hornbill Writers Meet10:00 am to 3:00 pm Kisama Tourist Dept.
Hekko Exhibition Match4:00 pmMain Arena, Kisama Youth Resource Department
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn.
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Hornbill Festival Schedule of Date 7th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Glimpses of North East Cultural Extravaganza10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena NEZCC
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill Shooting Competiton 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Aries Sports Complex, Dimapur Nagaland Rifle Competition
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Archived Section & WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Naga Chief Season 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Hornbill Badminton Championship 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Badminton Stadium, Kohima HBC Organising Committee
Hornbill Strongest and Fittest Man10:00 am to 4:00 pm Amphi Theater, KisamaNSFA
Indigenous Go Cart Racing7:00 amKohima Town Go Travels
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Swarathma4:30 pm Main Arena, Kisama TAFMA
Hornbill Riders Meet Nagaland Motorcycle Club
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Folk Music Show 5:00 pm RCEMPA, Jotsoma, Kohima TAFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
International Loin Loom 4:00 pm Diezephe CraftVillage, Dimapur Exotic Echo Society
Hekko Exhibition Match 4:00 pm Main Arena, Kisama Youth Resource Department
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Festival Time Table of Date 8th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Half Marathon7:00 amSecretariat to Kohima3E Elite Entertainment Enterprise
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill Shooting Competiton 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Aries Sports Complex, Dimapur Nagaland Rifle Competition
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Hekko 12:00 pm to 1:00 pmMain Arena, Kisama Youth Resource Department
The Hornbill Escapade 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/ Khonoma/ Chesezu Off The Road
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Archived Section & WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Pencake Silat12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Kisama Nagaland Pancake Silat Asso.
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Naga Chief Season 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Hornbill First Cut 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Night Carnival, Kohima YOUTHNET
Chorus Festival/Christmas Carol4:30 pmKisama Main Arena TaFMA
Hornbill Riders Meet 12:00 pm Naga Heritage VillageNagaland Motorcycle Clu
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Festival Time Table of 9th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hornbill Shooting Competiton 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Aries Sports Complex, Dimapur Nagaland Rifle Competition
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Archived Section & WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Lords of Rock4:00 pmMain Arena, Kisama TafMA
Naga Chief Season 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Miss Nagaland6:00 pmRCEMPABASN
Classic Nite -Blast From The Past5:00 pmSolidarity Park, Below New Scett, KohimaTaFMA
Box Office Show – Tetseo Sisters 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

Festival Time Table of 10th December 2019

Fest Name Time Venue Agency
Cultural Show 10:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Kisama Main Arena Art & Culture
City Tour 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Kohima NTA
Dzukou Trek 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama to Dzukou NTA
Village Walk 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Touphema, Khonoma, Phesama to Jakhama NTA
Handlooms and Handicrafts 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Bamboo Pavilion, Kisama Industry and Commerce
Craftscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Tribal Weaves
Artist Corner 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Art & Culture
Hortiscape 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Department of Horticulture
Sell Agri Products 4:00 pm Kisama Department of Agriculture
Archived Section & WWII Museum 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Kisama Art & Culture
The Hornbill Escapade10:00 am to 5:00 pm Plutsero/ Jotsoma/Khonoma/ChesezuOff The Road
Adventure Activites 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama NAAME
Horse Riding & Pony Cart Ride 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pony Farm to Amphitheater, Kisama Veterinary
Kids Carnival 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Children’s Park, Kisama Synergy
Hornbill International Photo Fest 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Outside Museum, Kisama Eastern Art Council
Naga Chief Season 7 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Kisama Synergy
Khezhakeno Peoples Festival 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Khezhakeno, Phek Khezhakeno Youth Org
Closing Ceremony4:00 pm Main Arena, Kisama TafMA
Box Office Show Folk Music Concert12:00 pm to 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Bamboo Hall, Kisama TaFMA
Box Office Show Country Music Extravaganza 5:00 pm State Academy Hall Kohima TaFMA
Traditional Evening Park 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kigwema Kigwema Youth Org.
Music Festival 5:00 pm Agri Expo, Dimapur TaFMA
Retouch (Culture & Tradition) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Naga Heritage Village, Kisama Re-Touch
Trekking to Mount Teyozwu 9:00 am Viswema Viswema Tourism Cmte
Night Carnival 1 to 3 Launches 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm Kohima Town, BOC Junction & High School Jn. KCCI, TYO & High School Jn
Mini/Acoustic Concerts & more 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Dcafe, Camp David, Symphony Cafe, Amaris, Fifa, Rattle & Hum Lounge, Vivor Hotel, Oriental Grand, Hotel Japfu TaFMA

General FAQs of Hornbill Festival

What is the Hornbill Festival?

Hornbill festival is a large festival where more than 25 kinds of events, competitions and festivals are celebrated altogether at one big place in Kisama, Nagaland. It is a traditional festival celebrated by all the tribes of Nagaland to sustain unity.

Hornbill Festival is celebrated in which state of India?

Hornbill Festival is celebrated in Nagaland.

When did the first Hornbill Festival start?

The first hornbill festival was started on 1st December 1999.

When are the dates of the Hornbill Festival in 2019?

The dates of the Hornbill Festival 2019 are from 1st to 10th December.

How many days the Hornbill Festival is celebrated?

The hornbill festival is celebrated for 10 days in Nagaland, India.

What are the ticket prices of the Hornbill Festival?

The ticket prices of the Hornbill Festival is 30 to 50 Rs per day.

How to Reach Kohima for the Hornbill Festival?

The nearest airport and train station to Kohima is in Dimapur. From Dimapur, it will just take 3 hours to reach Kohima.