Carnival in Nagaland promotes tribal culture

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Nagaland, Oct 31 (ANI): Dance, drama, food and fashion… Nagaland’s Dimapur city came alive during the Cultural Carnival…The event was organized by the North East Zone Cultural Centre under the Union Ministry of Culture, in collaboration with the Eastern Nagaland Women Organization (ENWO). The main objective of the event was to strengthen the social bonds among different Naga tribes. The festival was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Social Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs Kiyanilie Peseyie. Various stalls of food and craft material were also installed to promote tribal culture. Products like traditional attires, ethnic ornaments, head gears, bags and decorative items were displayed. Women artisans also demonstrated traditional weaving and bead making. It also helps bring the rural artisans to the mainstream. Artisans also demonstrated the ancient lifestyle and different daily-life activities of tribal people as a part of the celebration. Later, they also performed a short drama based on Naga folklores. Models also showcased the tribal fashion during a show. Various traditional attires including Sangtam, Chang, Phom, Khiamniungan, Konyak and Yimchunger were displayed. Nagas in India have a long and rich history, which can be persevered by organising such events. The young

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