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Nagaland: Seminar on promoting traditional music held at Viswema
Kohima, July 18 (EMN): ‘Rich Cultural Seminar on promotion of Music’ was held at Viswema in Kohima on July 18.
Organised by Vikehie Welfare Society (VWS) Viswema, the programme was conducted at John Higher Secondary School (JHSS) in Viswema with an objective to impart knowledge on the benefits, scope and profession of traditional music among the young students.
The resource persons for the seminar were Zholezo Pucho and Ketobu Vitsu.
Addressing the event, Vitsu, stressed on the importance of music in today’s world and stated that the students should have interest in music while keeping their priorities in studies too.
While advising the students, Vitsu said that they should not neglect their traditional musical instruments but rather learn to play them with original songs.
Zholezo Pucho speaking during the seminar said that during olden days, people sang and played musical instruments for merry making and during festivals with no wider scope, but now, a person can make music as career if one has the potential.
Further, he stressed on the importance of traditional music instruments like Tati and asked the students to learn to preserve and pass on to younger generations.