Chingmeirong (Manipur), Jan.31 ANI | 8 months ago

Artists from different tribes of Manipur showcased their rich culture at the third state level Tribal Cultural Festival held at the Tribal Research Institute auditorium in Chingmeirong.


The three-day-long event, themed "Culture for Peace and Harmony", was organized under the aegis of the Government of Manipur and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

The festival aimed at bringing different tribes onto one platform to provide them a chance to showcase their culture and interact with each other.

Z. Solomon, Joint Director, Tribal Research Institute, said: "This is a platform for unity, affection, cooperation and concern for each of the tribes. And, I am very grateful to all the troupes, singers and dancers for participating in the event. I am also extremely grateful to the department of tribal affair who extended financial assistance."

A total of 51 troupes from different ethnic communities of the state, and 20 folklore singers, performed during the event.

Dressed in traditional attires, the artists performed a variety of dances and songs.

A fashion show was also organized in which models from different tribes displayed their traditional attires and ornaments.

A large crowd gathered at the venue to witness the enthralling performances.

Easter R Hmar, a participant, said: "I think this kind of function can bring peace and harmony to all the communities who belong to different districts."

Yimpuile Pame, another particpant, said: "I am proud to be a tribal and I am very happy to be here to see all the tribes together."

Such programmes play an important in bringing together people from different ethnic groups on one platform, and facilitating the promotion and preservation of the indigenous culture of the region.

(Posted on 01-02-2014)

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