Hornbill Festival in Nagaland: Simon Wong, the Singapore High Commissioner to India, expressed admiration for Indias diverse culture and people as he shared pictures from the Hornbill Festival in Nagaland. Wong took to X (formerly Twitter) to highlight the beauty of India, stating that its diversity is showcased through events like the Hornbill Festival.Good morning India! ☀️The beauty of India lies in her diverse culture and people. Just look at these pictures taken by my colleague in Nagaland. - HC Wong#Bharat #HornBill #HornbillFestival2023 #IncredibleIndia @IncredibleIndia @tourismdeptgon @MinOfCultureGoI📸: Sean Lim pic.twitter.com/uCzWPqqP8m— Singapore in India (@SGinIndia) December 10, 2023Celebrating Diversity at Hornbill FestivalThe Hornbill Festival, a 10-day annual cultural extravaganza in Nagaland, is fondly known as the Festival of Festivals. It offers a platform to display Nagalands rich ethnicity, featuring folk dances, traditional music, local cuisine, handicrafts, and art workshops. Held in the first week of December, the festival is organised by the Government of Nagaland to promote the states cultural heritage and encourage inter-tribal interactions.International RecognitionSingapore High Commissioner Wongs appreciation of Indias cultural richness follows a similar sentiment expressed by US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti. Garcetti, enchanted by the vibrant cultural display at the Hornbill Festival, emphasised Nagalands exceptional beauty, complex history, and diverse indigenous cultural heritage. The United States, along with Germany, participated as a partner nation, enhancing the festivals international appeal and fostering cultural exchange.As the Hornbill Festival continues to captivate both domestic and international audiences, it serves as a testament to Indias cultural vibrancy and the unity in its diversity.