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September, 21st September 2018 (DIPR):- Art & Culture Minister Shri L. Jayantakumar Singh has said that artists of the small state Manipur have given tremendous contribution to introduce Manipur in the cultural map of the world.
Speaking on the occasion of the reception ceremony of the 15 Members Manipuri Cultural Troop who had performed at the recently concluded at the 5th Silk Road International Arts Festival at Xian of Shaanxi Province in China, held at Government Dance College Hall, Palace Gate Imphal, Minister said that Manipur occupies a big place in the field of Art and Culture. He said that Artists also need to be logical before and during performance. He also appealed to all who are in the field not to be egoistic.
The 15 Member Cultural troop from Manipur were performing different indigenous cultural items like Thougal Jagoi, Kabui Dance, Thang Taa, Holi Jagoi, Mao Naga Dance and Manipuri Folk songs at the festival. Cultural troops from France,the USA, Russia, Italy, Hungary, Pakistan, and troops from Chinese provinces also performed at the 5th Silk Road International Art Festival.
The Manipuri Cultural Troop was led by Director Art & Culture A. Shivadas Sharma. The troop also bagged many appreciation awards at the Festival.