North-East Festival 2017 returns to Delhi with food, fun, fashion

North-East Festival 2017 returns to Delhi with food, fun, fashion

NEW DELHI/November 3: North East Festival is back with a bang in the capital, aiming to promote the northeastern region there will be much to offer in local cuisine, handloom products and performances by Assamese singers like Papon and Zubeen Garg.

The three-day festival, will see performances by artistes like rapper Borkung Hrangkhawl, heavy metal bands Pulse Pandits, Girish & Chronicles (GATC) and Traffic Jam.

One can witness about 30 dance forms like Naga warrior dance, Hojagiri of Tripura, Bamboo dance of Mizoram, Wangala dance of Meghalaya and much more.

The fifth edition also has the NEF Rock Battle, which will see rock bands of Delhi colleges competing against each other.

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There is a beauty section too. Hannahs Micro Beauty Tech’s stall will definitely attract those who have thin eyebrows and want beautiful lips.

“I am participating in this festival for the first time. Whether it is shaping or pigmenting eyebrows, we can help people. There is also lip colouring. This is specifically for people with oriental features,” Hannah A. Blazie, CEO of Hannahs Micro Beauty Tech, told mediapersons.

Shyamkanu Mahanta, the fest’s chief organiser speaking to newsmen said, “Delhi Police is helping us to connect with people here. They are providing buses for RWAs in Delhi, especially from Munirka and Lajpat Nagar where a lot of people from northeast stay. This way they can know more about the region.”

(Agencies)

Featured image(courtesy): The Indian Express


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