Friday, December 2, 2022

3-day ‘Thahekhu Youth Fest’ concludes

Staff Reporter

The three-day “Thahekhu Youth Fest”, organised by Thahekhu Village Baptist Church Youth Ministry, concluded at Thahekhu Village, Dimapur on Wednesday.
Addressing the gathering as special guest, Azheto Zhimomi, MLA, spoke on how Thahekhu village was considered as one of the prominent Sumi villages amongst community. He said that the village was “very much respected and honoured.”
He also spoke on how the village had produced several leaders, who had not only brought laurels for Sumi community, but for Nagas as a whole. MLA expressed hope that the same would continue.
Zhimomi also urged the youth to continue to work and study harder, adding that education played vital roles in shaping their future.
At the commencement programme on November 14, former chairman of Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC), Y Vikheho Awomi, was the chief guest, dwelled on the significance of Ahuna and how it was celebrated in earlier times.
On the occasion, he encouraged the gathering to stand strong together, give much importance to culture and roots, and also to pass it down to the younger generation.
On the second day of the fest, first class contractor, Isaac Zhimomi, graced the event as chief guest, wherein he dwelled on the importance of roles played by youth and how their influence could impact in shaping the future.
He stated that every person born out of mother’s womb was a champion, adding that one should never be discouraged but instead follow their dream.
Earlier, the programme was chaired by Vikiho Wotsa and Nikita Engpheepi and invocation was given by acting youth secretary, WSBAK, Nifato Chishi.
Welcome address was delivered by BoD chairman Akai Awomi, and benediction was offered by Er. Pukhashe Hesso
Highlights of the concluding programme included Sumi cultural attire fashion show by Thahekhu Ghami Sumi Totimi Loka (TGSTL), Ahuna poem by Alvy H Awomi, followed by musical night with a host of various artistes after the formal programme.

Audience attend the “Thahekhu Youth Fest” on Wednesday.
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