Dimapur (Nagaland), March 14 (ANI): Over 380 artistes from different parts of the country participated in a five-day spring festival in Nagaland recently. The even brought alive the different folk forms.
The North East Spring festival enabled artistes to present different folk forms of north-eastern States at the North East Zone Cultural Centre (NEZCC) complex at Dimapur city here.
Among the various artistes from different states was 'folk fusion king' Rewben Mashangva who mesmerized the audience with an original song.he festival also witnessed performances from the best choirs of the North East- the Mizo Choir from Mizoram and the Naga Choir from Patkai Chorale, Nagaland.
The event's organization was intended to provide a common platform to folk artistes to showcase their art and enable them to interact with each other and come together.
"It is nice to see people of northeast at one place, doing different things, doing different items. And yes, it will bring closeness among the northeast people." said Meren, a music lover.
Present on this occasion were a large number of visitors and artistes and local traders.
"Yes, very good perspective and very good performance. I'm getting good customers and all from all northeast specially Dimapur. If more good artists come in next two-three days, I will get more money." said Monit Das, a trader.
With peace slowly returning to the state, such events have started attracting more people. (ANI)