Kohima, January 12: The National Level Kala Utsav online Competition 2022, which began from January 1 at the Directorate School Education, Kohima concluded today.
Deputy Mission Director, Samagra Shiksha Nagaland Liyalo Apong, said the programme was jointly organized by the Department of School Education and Literacy, Ministry of Education, Government of India and the National Council of Educational Research & Training, New Delhi. He said that the event in the form of Art Festival focuses on promoting traditional folk and classical art that reflect India’s rich culture, tradition and civilization and also to create a platform to explore, exchange and experience the diverse cultural heritage of the country.
It also highlights the importance of culture and develops a better sense of identity, belongingness as well as an appreciation of other cultures.
Out of 18 participants from Nagaland, 12 participants performed at the Directorate of School Education Studio. The participants partook in Visual Art 2D, 3D and indigenous toys and games.
Apong said Nagaland participated in all categories in the National Level competitions. The participants along with teacher mentors from across the districts came to Kohima to perform at the Directorate of School Education Studio.
The online competitions concluded with traditional dance competition from both male and female category.
Students from different States and Union Territories showcased various folk dances today. In Nagaland, two students – Government High School Razeba from Phek District and Government High School Dungki, Peren district represented the State in the folk dance competition through online mode.
(Page News Service)