Workshop on Yak & Lion dance concludes

Workshop on Yak & Lion dance concludes

TAWANG, Jan 18: The 10-day workshop on Yak and Lion Dance organised at Zomkhang Hall, Tawang by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, North East Centre, Guwahati under the Ministry of Culture, GoI came to an end here.

The workshop mainly aimed at giving a platform to the younger generation to take forward their rich culture and tradition in the form of performing arts and to foster cultural contacts between different regions of the country.

Around 30 youths hailing from Tawang and West Kameng districts attended the workshop.

Lok Rang, a festival of folk art forms was also celebrated on the sidelines of the workshop at Zomkhang Hall, main highlights of which were Yak and Lion dance performed by the participants, Monpa folk dance by Monpa cultural troupe, Lumpo Shaw Chham and Lokor Chungni, amongst others. (DIPRO)

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