Wednesday, April 24, 2024

YRS Informs

Dimapur, November 22: The Directorate of Youth Resources & Sports has informed all the tribal hohos of Nagaland that for the ensuing Hornbill Festival, indigenous games have been included as part of the celebration. Hence to facilitate participation in the indigenous games competition, it has listed the following relevant information:

I. Criteria:

  1. Traditional Shot Put (Men only) – 1 (one) participant from each tribe.
  2. Stilt Bamboo Walk race (Men only) – 1 (one) Participant from each tribe. Stilt bamboos are to be arranged by the participants.
  3. Tug of War (Both Men & Women) – 8 (eight) participants for each category.
    II. Date & Timing of Competition:
    Traditional Shot Put Stilt Bamboo Walk race will be held on December 5 and 6 respectively from 12 noon to 1 pm. And Tug of War will be played on December 7 from 10 am. Games will be held at the Amphitheater. Cash Awards will be given to the winners.
    (Page News Service)