Cultural depictions mark second-day of ongoing Sekrenyi
Kohima, Feb. 26 (EMN): A cultural session marked the second day of the ongoing Angami Sekrenyi mini-Hornbill festival on Wednesday evening at the Khuochiezie local ground in Kohima.
The event included traditional song competition, plays and an ethnic designer show besides special musical presentations from artists.
The Kohima Village Students’ Union’s drama club performed an act called “Themia Puo Kelhou,” or Angami for “virtues of a human life,” depicting how the Sekrenyi was passed on from one generation to the other, and how it is celebrated.
The crowd watched the drama which was performed by about 40 participants for almost one hour.
The ethnic designer show consisted of a line up of six young designers from the Angami tribe. 30 models walked the ramp for the designers displaying the unique collections of the designers.
The Northern Angami Students’ Union bagged the first position in the folk song competition which was performed using a “Tati,” a traditional Angami musical instrument. The Western Angami Students’ Union and Southern Angami Students’ Union bagged the second and third positions respectively.
Various artists also presented numerous numbers during the three-hour cultural extravaganza.
On Thursday, stalls will open till 12:00 noon while the second night of the cultural extravaganza will take place from 5:00 pm with the theme, “Exploring Angami’s musical heritage.”