Dimapur, October 17: The Mokokchung District Level Kala Utsav competition was conducted at Changtongya on October 15.
Kelhikha Kenye, Assistant Mission Director SMA Samagra Shiksha Nagaland gave the introductory address of the competition. He highlighted the objective of the MHRD Government of India for introducing the Kala Utsav in 2015 to preserve the rich cultural heritage and diversity of the country by introducing art in education.
Kenye urged the students to recall the golden values such as honesty, integrity and hard work by which the ancestors lived and challenged them to embrace those values besides wearing the beautiful cultural attires.
The programme was organized by the District Mission Authority Samagra Shiksha Mokokchung.
The competition was conducted in four individual categories for boys and girls – Vocal music, dance, instrumental music and paintings.
In vocal music, Zululemla from GHSS Tuli and Alemmeren from RC Chiten Jamir Memorial School Changtongya won in girls and boys category.
In instrumental music, Temsupokla from RC Chiten Jamir Memorial School Changtongya and Tsunren Walling GHSS Tuli won the competition.
In dance competition, Moanenla representing RC Chiten Jamir Memorial School and Anyangba from the same school won the competition and in painting competition, Sentikumla Jamir from GHSS Tuli and Usepyanger from GHSS Tuli emerged as winners.
The winners will now represent the district in the state level competition in boys and girls category to be held on October 29.
Wokha: Under the District Education office, Wokha District Mission Authority Samagra Shiksha (SS) organized district Kala Utsav on October 15 at Pangti Ekhumkho Ki, where various competition like vocal music, instrumental music, folk dance and painting competition for the Government High schools under Wokha was conducted. Five Government High Schools from different ranges, block and subdivision took part in the programme.
Prizes were given in two categories boys and girls, in vocal music competition, Yanbeni Z. Kithanpvui of GHS Englan was adjudged the winner in girl’s category while Tsenpen Ngullie of GHS Sungro bagged the first prize. Zuthungo O Kikon and Zuchobeni Yanthan both from GHS Wokha village won the folk dance competition. Nzanthung Kikon and Zuchobeni W.Kikon also both from GHSS Wokha won in the instrumental music category. In the painting competition Rhonthungo Ngullie of GHS Sungro and Nzanti R.Kithan were the winners.
Pfutsero: The District Level Kala Utsav was held at Pfutsero on October 15. Deputy Mission Director SMA Samagra Shiksha, Timothy Thong said Kala Utsav was an initiative of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India to promote arts in education by nurturing and showcasing the artistic talent of school students at the secondary stage of education.
The programme was chaired by Khrotelo Elah, Coordinator EBRC, Pfutsero.
(Page News Service)