The eighth edition of the Living Traditions festival will be celebrated at the National Centre Performing Arts, Mumbai. A two-day affair, it will begin on March 19 and will feature artists from Nagaland. Living Traditions is an ongoing series which features folk traditions of different regions across India.
This year it is set to showcase the musical traditions of Nagaland. On the first day, a group of 20 villagers will perform from the state’s Phek district. The performance is named ‘Without You, Nothing’ which revolves around the theme of love, agriculture and life in the State. The shows will have subtitles to make it easy for the audience to understand.
The second day will commence with a performance by the Tetseo Sisters, who have gained popularity in both the country as well as abroad. They have been the cultural representatives of the State for many years.
Documentary films will also be shown in between the performances, along with interviews and footage from Nagaland.