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Hornbill cultural morning session

Nagaland News

Dimapur, December 5: In the morning session of 5th Hornbill Festival, seven culture troupes performed their traditional dance and song. The programme was graced by Advisor to Youth Resources and Sports, Zale Neikha at Kisama.
Lotsu cultural troupe represented Wokha District and performed Tokhu dance, the traditional game of Sie Maluhoi indigenous, which is one of the Indigenous games played between Liisoh (Khel) and Miixii (men and women) by Woziho Range Pochury troupe. Sumi troupe from Dimapur demonstrated spear kicking to select an energetic and agile man who is able enough to go to war. Other troupes included Rengma, Kachari Cultural, Zeliang, and Garo.
The special guest was President AIFF and Joint Secretary IOA (elected) Kalyan Chaubey. Director of Arts for British Council India, Jonathan Kennedy and Treasurer AIFF, Kiba Ajay were guests.
The evening session was graced by Rear Admiral Manish Chadha, Vishisht Seva Medal, Assistant Chief of Personnel (Administration and Civilian) at Navel HQ as Chief Guest and Khetovi Advisor for Art and Culture Department as host. Cultural troupes from Chakhesang, Angami, Ao, Kuki, Sumi, Pochury, and Zeliang tribes presented their cultural folk songs and dances.
(Page News Service)