Dimapur, October 14: Kohima District level competition on Kala Utsav was held on Monday in the DC’s conference hall, Kohima
Briefing on the Kala Utsav, Deputy Mission Director SMA Samagra Shiksha, Timothy Thong said that the 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 in the country.
He informed that the Ministry has also started Rangotsav which is a festival aimed at promoting experimental learning and also making learning joyful experience by using arts in education including role play competition, band competition, music teacher’s competition and folk dance competition. He stated that the ultimate goal of the competition is to send the best talents in all the 4 categories to compete with the students from the rest of India at the National level Kala Utsav.
Exhorting the students, DEO Kohima, Dojü Khate said that many singers, musicians, dancers, painters etc. were successful because of their hard work and dedication to their talents and encouraged the students participating in the various categories of competition to compete with the rest of the world with their God’s given talents.
DC Kohima Gregory Thejawelie congratulated participants from all the seven government higher secondary schools and encouraged the students to exhibit their talents through the platform of Kala Utsav, which aim towards improving quality education and to inculcate cultural and traditions of the country. He gave away the prize to the winners of various competitions.
In dance solo competition, the first position was bagged by Povidra, GHS Zhadima, painting competition was won by Kevichizo, GHS Kigwema, vocal music solo competition by Senyamo Kath, GHS Kandinu and instrumental music won by Puso Swuro, TMGHSS
(Page News Service)