Dimapur, November 6: A meeting was convened by SDO(C) Jakhama, Alemyapang Longchar at SDO(C) office Jakhama on November 6 to discuss the works and activities to be undertaken by the Southern Angami area during the Hornbill Festival. The meeting was attended by village council chairman, village representatives, DBs and GBs.
The SDO informed that two events will be included in this year Hornbill Festival. Night Carnival will be held at Kigwema local ground from 4 pm to 8 pm daily during the festival. Folk songs and folk dance will be presented and indigenous food and handicrafts will also be available during the night carnival. It will be organised by the Kigwema Youth Organisation.
On December 6, Sekrenyi festival will be celebrated at Jakhama village which will be organised by the Southern Angami area Dobashi and Gaon Buda.
The meeting decided to direct all shops along the National Highway from Phesama to Khuzama to paint their shops and fix a light bulb outside their shop. All the villages under Jakhama sub division have also decided to provide at least 10 volunteers from each village to guide and provide hospitality to tourists during the festival. The village authorities and representatives assured to give full cooperation to make the Hornbill Festival, 2018 a success. (Page News Service)