Sunday, January 29, 2023

DIPR and Portrait Enterprises organise ‘Hipfest’ at Kisama

Portrait Enterprises and the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) jointly organised “Hipfest: The True Window to Nagaland”, a photography competition cum exhibition under the theme “Colours of Nagaland”.
According to a DIPR report, Hipfest is an annual hornbill event held at Heritage Village, Kisama, and is one of the highlights of the Hornbill Festival which seeks to promote not just the photography talents of the State but most also aims at providing a glimpse of the State as a whole, its picturesque landscapes, and it’s beautiful people to the thousands of visitors that throng the venue during the Hornbill Festival.
The 2022 Hipfest saw more than a hundred avid photographers submitting their photographs for the competition out of which winners from two categories, senior and junior were selected by a panel of judges. The judges for the Hipfest 2022 comprised Jan Skwara, a renowned documentary and travel photographer from Poland, Kekhriezhazo Miachieo an award-winning photographer from Kohima , whose works are focussed on human interests and environmental portraits and lastly Merimvu Doulo, a professional artist, photographer and graphic designer who is also the proprietor of Artworks Kohima, and also the designer of the official logo of the Government of Nagaland.
The winners of the 2022 edition of Hipfest were; Senior Category-first place: Tshetsholo Naro, second place: Irengbam Momocha Singh, third place: Pelevizo Meyase.
Junior Category- first place: Aiden, second place: AvidiAnar, third place: Mezhuni Nagi and consolation prize winners were; Parvez Akhtar, PelevizoMeyase, MonalisaKar, MezizoSwiho.

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