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Ukhrul Denizens Add Color To Lai Haraoba Fest

Colourful rendition of a folk dance during the concluding day of Lai-Haraoba festival. Image Credit: Sangai Photo IMPHAL, May 18: ‘‘It is a very precious opportunity for me to see the Lai-Haraoba festival, which is indeed a symbol of unity between the people of the hills and the valley’’, said... 

Save Loktak Campaign: An Illogical Song

Riverine civilization, that is Manipur, evolved through the art of dredging the waterbeds, from time to time, periodically in a more emphatic sense, since ancient times. Apart from dredging, the demanding job also included digging of new water channels and joining of streams and rivers for human consumption... 

JNMDA Celebrates 57th Birthday

IMPHAL, Apr 1: The 57th foundation day of Jawaharlal Nehru Manipur Dance Academy (JNMDA), Imphal was celebrated at its auditorium today along with felicitating meritorious students with gold medals. Presentation of certificates to passing out students, solo dance performance by Gold medal winning students... 

Pena Exponent Mangi Singh, Manipur’s Rising Star

Manipur, which has over the years produced many award winning artists, has added another feather to its cap through Khangembam Mangi Singh, the first Pena player to receive the Padma Shri. Singh, who received this prestigious honor for Art: Traditional Music of Manipur (Pena) this year has been practicing... 

Manipuri Shamanistic Music Reaching Out To Gen Next

A Manipuri 'Pena' The ‘˜pena’, a musical genre from India’s northeast associated with shamanistic folk rites from the pre-Christian era, is making its way into mainstream performances after roping in women and youth. Manipuri pena exponent and balladeer Mayanglambam Mangangsana...