The NEZCC, under its Scheme of recognition to young talented artists, presents the Young Artists’ Awards every year to deserving young artists in all the N. E, States. These Awards have been instituted by the Centre with the aim to identify and encourage the young talents to pursue further their talents for greater Services.
Locating the young talents for the awards is made every year by the state art & culture departments, and the final selection is done by the NEZCC basing on the recommendations received from the state departments. Four (4) young artists of Nagaland have been selected by the NEZCC this year for the Young Talented Artists’ Award 2009- 10.
List of the selected young artists are Tsinglongtsaba Sangtam - Painting/ Drawing, Karo Trakha - Music & Film-making, Vetahulu - Folk Music and Kikruyalie Noudi - Painting & Music.
The Young Artists’ Awards 2009-10 comprising a cash component of Rs10000/- and a citation would be given away to the recipients by Deo Nukhu, the Hon’ble Advisor for Art & Culture, Nagaland, on April 14 at the State Library Conference Hall at 11am.