Friday, June 9, 2023

DCO Longleng organises ‘celebration of tribal festival’

District Cultural Office (DCO) Longleng on Saturday, organised “celebration of tribal festival” on the theme, “Igniting Cultural Traditions” at PBCA Convention Hall Longleng.
According to a DIPR report, special guest, EAC Longleng, Dr. Samuel Akho Konyak said Nagas were gifted with rich culture and traditions and that the diversity united them.
He said India spends Rs. 3000 crores annually in art and culture ministry, which was a clear sign of its importance.
“We should tolerate and respect different cultures and traditions and never have the thought of superiority against others,” he stated. Highlights included folklore recitation by Choiphen Phom and D. Rose Henyah Phom, presentation of cultural dances by Yongnyah Cultural Troupe Society, Good Shepherd School, Bhumnyu Student unit Longleng, Pongo Student Unit Longleng and Phom Lempong School.
The programme was chaired by Meria P Moichong, invocation by MBC pastor Tanlei, welcome address by DCO Longleng Mapeudibe and vote of thanks by ARO Tenhe Chungpang.


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