North East Festival begins in Delhi
The sixth edition of the popular North East Festival, Delhi’s largest cultural festival in terms of footfall and variety, begins today at the IGNCA (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts), Janpath.
The festival, which will be concluded on October 28, promises to be a colorful extravaganza, greater spectacle, bringing together the magnificent North East under one forum.
One of the main attractions of North East Festival will be the spectacular presentation of cuisines from the region. This year, there will be more than 40 food stalls which will present varieties of North Eastern Food from Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, Arunachal, Sikkim, Mizoram, Tripura and Meghalaya. The region’s food is famous for the herbs and their health quotient, which will be showcased in plenty.
Another attraction will be a presentation of organic fruits and vegetables of the region. North East Festival will present three evenings of vibrant fashion – in which the most talented designers from the region such as Yana Ngoba, Barsha Aditya Singh, Rupert Lynrah, Escape Engmoiya, Sanghamitra Phukon, Bompie Riram, Jagrity Phukan, Khrielasier Liezietsu will showcase their creations with 30 of best North Eastern models.
Rapper Khasi Bloodz, Classical Rock band Still Waters, Naga folk band Tetseo Sisters, rocking Arunachali folk band Omak Komut Collective, Pune based popular rock band Aswekeepsearching, Assamese new sensation Neel Akash and evergreen brand ambassador of North East festival, Zubeen Garg, Choir from Manipur, rapper Rahul Rajkhowa, Bollywood singer Papon, Lou Majaw, DJ MKSHFT, DJ Shameless Mani and many more will be performing at the festival.
The entry for the Festival is free and the is open to public from 11 am to 10 pm.