Imphal, Nov. 8
A Musical Concert by Jenny Cardenas & The Bolivian Capihuaras (from Bolivia) performed at Manipur Film Development Society (MFDS) Auditorium, Palace Compound, Imphal with Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla as the Chief Guest yesterday evening.
Addressing the gathering as Chief Guest, Governor said that organizing this kind of musical concert from a foreign country will help in enhancing the popularity of music. The musical concert by the renowned singers of Bolivia will help in exchanging valuable views and promote the diverse cultural activities of the country in general and the State in particular.
Music and dance are torch bearers and their studies provide not only a cultural and traditional glimpse of society but also reflect its vast image. Music brings out the traditional richness and beauty of the people through the language of common and unassuming people.
She expressed her confidence that the ICCR’s endeavor to keep performing various Musical Concerts will disseminate message to the people of the country as a whole for bringing peace and harmony in the society. She also congratulated Indian Council for Cultural Relations for hosting Latin America Festival in different parts of the country and for presenting the concert in Manipur with collaboration with the Department of Art and Culture, Government of Manipur. Such kind of cultural exchange programmes will strengthen the relationship between India and rest of the globe, she added.
The musical event was presented by Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Regional Office, Shillong in collaboration with Department of Art & Culture, Govt. of Manipur.
Padmashree Dr Elam Indira Devi attended the function as Guest of honour, while
Regional Director, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Shillong N. Munish Singh, also attended among others.