The North East Regional Youth Peace Festival 2010 organized by Peace Channel is all set to be held on the September 19 and 20 at Holy Cross Auditorium Dimapur.
The annual peace festival is organized to mark the International Day of Peace and the Peace Channel Foundation day which falls on September 21.
The mega event will host youth over 1200 youth from Nagaland as well as North East India.
The highlights include, interactive group sessions on peace, panel Discussion on the theme of the year – ‘Youth for Peace and Development’, Peace Celebrations, Peace Channel Awards, Cultural Fiesta and Peace Band live performances. A variety of cultural and folk items from the participants will also add colour and entertainment.
Deputy Commissioner, Dimapur Moangwati Aier, will be the chief guest at the inaugural function to be held on September 19 while Geoffrey Yaden, chief editor, Nagaland Post will be the guest of honour.
His Excellency, governor of Nagaland, Nikhil Kumar, will grace the occasion as the chief guest at the valedictory and Peace Channel Awards function to be held on September 20, Lt. Gen. N.K. Singh, AVSM VSM will be the guest of honour while Rev. Fr. Carolus Nisalhou, V.G. Diocese of Kohima be the patron. Three outstanding individuals will be conferred Peace Channel Awards during the function.
The final touches to the programme was made at the organizing committee meeting held at Holy Cross Campus on September 16.
The meeting was attended by over 100 volunteers including teacher coordinators and students of various schools in Dimapur.