Imphal, Sept, 23,
Manipur Tourism organized an on-the-spot painting competition at the City Convention Centre in Imphal as part of observation of the ‘Paryatan Parv’ from September 16-27, 2018 in the state. A Heritage Walk at Khongjom was also conducted as part of the ongoing celebrations.
The Paryatan Parv 2018 celebrations in Manipur kicked off with a Heritage Walk at Kangla on September 16, 2018. A Heritage Walk will also be organised at Marjing, Heingang, Imphal East on September 23, 2018.
The on-the-spot painting competition at the City Convention Centre was participated by artists who competed in 3 categories- Upto Class X, Class XI to Graduate, and Open Category. The result of the competition will be declared on September 24, 2018 and will be available at www.manipurtourism.gov.in and on the Facebook page of Manipur Tourism. The prizes will be distributed on the World Tourism Day celebrations in the state on 27th September 2018.
‘Paryatan Parv’ is observed across the country from the 16th to 27thSeptember 2018 under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India and in collaboration with other Central Ministries and State Governments. The celebration is aimed at drawing focus on the benefits of tourism while showcasing the cultural diversity of the country and reinforcing the principle of “Tourism for All”.
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