Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India, Pratik Prakahbapu Patil will inaugurate the three day NE youth festival starting October 8 at Indira Gandhi Stadium Kohima at 9 am. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio will be the guest of honour.
Highlights of the programme will include cultural show, Naga wrestling, Taewondo, competitive events on folk dance and song, one act play and elocution, fashion show, instrumental on guitar recital and classical vocal solo. On non-competitive events there will be cultural items from States and Union Territories outside NE social development and handicraft fair, multi cuisine food festival of India, academic programme of youth convention and Suvichar. Rock Band competition will also be a special event during the festival.