Imphal: To promote Manipuri cuisine ‘Singju’, sixth edition of Singju Festival, 2022 was inaugurated under the theme ‘Save our indigenous food and integrity’ at Marjing Polo Complex, Imphal East district on Wednesday.
The festival is organized by Singju Yokhatpa Lup, Manipur and supported by Marjing Khubam Kanba Lup, Heingang. It will continue till January 8 next year.
There will be solo dance competition, painting competition, essay writing competition, voluntary blood donation camp, free eye care camp, song competition (non-professional) and Miss Singju Queen contest, in the festival.
The festival aims not only to promote the indigenous foods including ‘Singju’ which is a mixture of vegetables and others but also will try to promote the indigenous sports Ike ‘Mukna’ ‘Yubi-lakpi’ and others.
The festival was inaugurated by Yumnam ongbi Joymala, better half of MAHUD minister Y. Khemchand.
Singju Fesitval Committee chairman P. Bimola Devi also attended the programme as dignitaries.
Singju for both vegetarian and non-vegetarians were seen selling in more than 50 stalls.