‘The Octave – Festival of the North East’ was introduced by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India to provide a right platform to the artistes and artisans of the North East region to project their rich cultural heritage. The region comprises eight States – Assam, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Sikkim – hence the name Octave.
The first Octave was held in March, 2006 at New Delhi, which was inaugurated by Dr Manmohan Singh, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. Since then, the North East Zone Cultural Centre, Dimapur [NEZCC] has been organising the Octave Festival in collaboration with its counterpart Zonal Cultural Centres every year.
Thus its journey at New Delhi was followed by Hyderabad in its second year, Kerala in 2007, Goa, Mumbai and Patna in 2008 and Surat in 2009, Octave-2010 was organised at Amritsar (Punjab) from February 13 to 17, 2010 by the North Zone Cultural Centre, Patiala, where as Octave-2011 was organised at Solan (Himachal Pradesh) from March 22 to 24, 2011; Octave-2013 was organized at Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir) from March 25 to 27, 2013 and Octave-2014 was organized at Plaza, Sector 17, Chandigarhfrom March 21 to 23, 2014.
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