Don Bosco College organises ‘Euphoria’ in Kohima
KOHIMA — Don Bosco College, Kohima, organised “Euphoria” on the theme “Igniting traditions: bridging generations” on Feb. 8 at the Capital Cultural Hall.
The highlight of the event was the crowning of David Wangrha as Mr. Euphoria and Khrütsülü as Miss Euphoria. Vihuka and Kuvetholu emerged runners-up in the Mr. and Miss categories, respectively.
In addition to the pageant, a concert was also held featuring various artistes including the college choir.
During the evening proceedings hosted by Amongla Pongen, the college anthem video was also released.
Addressing the students, Dr. Tseilhoutuo Rhütso, MLA, emphasised on the importance of success, preserving cultural heritage and the challenges of globalisation.
He stressed the need to embrace both success and failure in life, highlighting the importance of perseverance and continuous learning.
Making references from historical figures like CV Raman and Albert Einstein, he stressed the power of imagination and creativity in driving innovation and shaping the course of history.
Further, Rhütso underscored the significance of preserving the originality of culture and tradition in the face of rapid globalisation.
Pitching for the rich cultural heritage of the Nagas, he urged the need to cherish and safeguard their unique customs, language, attire, festivals and social organisations.
He also highlighted the rich Naga heritage and tradition including linguistic diversity, social structure, traditional attire, festivals, music, dance, art, craft and cuisine.
The legislator further stressed on the importance of embracing success, preserving cultural heritage, and shaping a better future for generations to come.
Earlier, the event commenced with an invocation by Rev. Fr. TP James SDB, principal of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School, Kohima.
Welcome address was delivered by Rev. Dr. P Suresh SDB, principal of Don Bosco College, Kohima while Charles Yhome acknowledged all those who contributed to the success of the event.