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Grammy and Academy Award-winning musician AR Rahman
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Nagaland: AR Rahman to grace closing ceremony of Hornbill Festival

We look forward to having him at the ‘festival of festivals’, says CM Neiphiu Rio while announcing that the maestro will be ‘guest of honour’ on last day of 10-day event

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Kohima: Nagaland chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Tuesday announced that Grammy and Academy Award-winning musician AR Rahman will grace the final showdown of the Hornbill Festival as guest of honour.

Taking to twitter, Rio wrote: "Happy to announce that Dr. A.R Rahman @arrahman will be the Guest Of Honour at the Closing Ceremony of #Nagaland #HornbillFestival2019. We look forward to having him at the #FestivalOfFestivals.

#ekbharatshreshthabharat

@MusicTask @KMMC_Chennai".

Hornbill Festival, popularly known as the 'festival of festivals', which began on Sunday will continue till December 10. While the first day recorded 45,142 visitors -- of which 407 were foreign tourists, 4,954 domestic and 39,781 locals, the second day recorded 12,848 visitors with 548 foreign and 3,346 domestic tourists.