College students celebrate spring festival in St. Joseph’s
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he students of St. Joseph’s College in Kohima on March 7 celebrated their second spring festival.
The program witnessed a fusion of cultural troupes with their elegant and captivating steps which once again rejuvenated our thoughts to the roots of our beginnings. The loud drumbeats ‘echoed the messages of Naga ancestors to the present time and one could feel the call for integrity,’ the college explained in a note on Monday.Principal of the college Father Abraham Lotha welcomed the chief guest of the event, Vipralhou Kesiezie, the director of SCERT. Vipralhou Kesiezie conveyed the message that every student was different, emphasizing that every student possessed a ‘treasure inside waiting to be explored and discovered.’ He also spoke about the power of the youth with regard to the recent happenings in Dimapur and encouraged the students to use the immense power for the right purposes.
After the festival was declared open by the chief guest, a series of competitions followed which saw folk and contemporary dance performances, besides others.
The program also included a special appearance from local singer Shalo Kent and classical guitarists Zaren Mhabemo, and DA Chasie. Lieutenant Colonel PD Bishit also attended the celebrations.