Moirang Shai Festival 2022 concludes – The Sangai Express

Our correspondent
BISHNUPUR, Dec 24: The 2-day “Moirang Shai 2022 Festival” jointly organized by Moirang Thangjing Yageirel Marup, Moirang College, Kumbi College and Khamba Thoibi Dance Academy concluded today at INA Martyr’s Memorial Hall in Moirang.
Present were Moirang AC MLA, Thongam Shanti; President Thanjing Yageirel Marup Moirang, M Nokia Ngangoicha; K Nabachandra Singh, retired Additional Director, Higher Education, Government of Manipur and A Sharatchandra Sharma, retired Principal, Moirang College as presidium members.
On the occasion, Thongam Shanti emphasized the importance of preserving the old traditions and cultures of the State.
Regarding Moirang Kangleirol, the MLA said that out of the 9 Keithels mentioned in Moirang Kangleirol, foundation stones have been laid for 7 Keithels.
He also announced that steps will be taken to rebuild “Moirang Konung” located in Moirang Kangla.
As part of the event, prizes were awarded to the winners of the recitation competition for the theme “Loikum Loika” and the “Moirang Kangleirol” and Moirang Shai competitions.
Contest winners in order of merit:
Painting: Nongmaithem Korounganba of Naoremthong of Heritage Convent, Birkumar Lourembam of Oinam Integral School and Maheiroi Sunaina Saikhom of KVS No. 1 Lamphelpat.
Moirang Shai: Leisemba Senjam, Khomdram Roshi and Pukhrambam Bidyaluxmi.
Students from Diligent Public School Moirang won 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions in the recitation competition.

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