New Delhi : The five day North East Festival has begun in Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts in New Delhi
North East Festival
The festival showcases the uniqueness of North Eastern culture in the national capital to showcase its art, handicraft, hand looms, food and culture and live performances by artists.
Minister of State for Tourism, took to Twitter to announce about the inaugural of the festival.
North East Festival in New Delhi
Angarang Mahanta popularly known as Papon performed live in front of a huge crowd at the North East festival with his fans roaring for more. Around 40 other different bands are supposed to perform today.
The Shillong Chamber Choir Concert are also lined up to mesmerize with their stunning vocal notes.
North East Festival in New Delhi kicks off
The North East festival, a part of destination North East series, is being organised by North Eastern Council (NEC), DoNER in collaboration with the IIC.
The event aims at showcasing the diverse culture and heritage of North East all under one roof and it will highlight the strengths of the region, he said.
5 Day North East Festival
The event will have weavers from across the North East Region who will display their skill and wonderful creations.
Hand looms of the region which has caught the attention of many will be displayed along with exotic and organic local produce, processed food, multi-cultural and diverse cuisine of the region.