Discover North East launched
Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 12: A 3-day programme on “Discover North East”, a cultural yatra was launched today at Chandel indoor stadium, organised by North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC), ministry of culture and the department of art and culture in collaboration of district administration Chandel and district administration.
Deputy commissioner, Chandel, Krishna Kumar, Ex- CEO ADC Chandel, TS. Kothar Monsang and program Officer NEZCC Oliver graced the function.
Krishna Kumar said it’s a big opportunity for the district to witness different cultural troops from different parts of the country. He opined that our country is a unique example of unity in diversity. Sighting example of the cultural troops present he said, there are so many different cultural dance troops, diversity is there but still we are one, and further said today’s event itself is the showcase of our country’s uniqueness, that is, unity in diversity
Oliver said NEZCC started working in the year 1987, with the objective to preserve, innovate promote ,for projection and dissemination of the arts of the North East region and also to develop the rich diversity and uniqueness of various arts, and also to upgrade and enrich the consciousness of the people of their cultural heritage and to make special effort and works on tribal arts and to frame special programs, for its preservation including documentation and promote various vanishing and dying art form of the region.
The program was participated by various cultural troops from different parts of the country including troops from West Bengal, Assam, Tripura ,Jammu and Kashmir , Arunachal Pradesh and many local cultural troops. The second and third day program will be held at Sugnu and Pallel.