United Naga Council (UNC) would be organizing Lui-Ngai-Ni, the Naga seed sowing festival on February 15 at Hunphun (Ukhrul) on February 15 under the theme “Sowing seeds of change”.
The festival would be hosted by Tangkhul Naga Long and graced by Keviletuo Kiewhuo, president Naga Hoho as chief guest and Thangkhosei Haokip, president, Kuki Inpi Manipur as guest of honour.
The highlights of the festival programme would be the ceremonial blessing of seeds, cultural regale and Lui-Ngai-Ni nite.
The cultural regale will witness presentations of folk dances and songs, traditional games and sports, traditional musical instruments.
Invitee troupes from the Chakhesang tribe and Kuki tribe will also make special cultural presentations in the festival.
An exhibition cum sale of handlooms, arts and crafts; foods, seeds and seedlings, audio visual productions and publication and indigenous musical instruments would also be organized.
Traditional fashion display and other performances will be staged during Lui-Ngai-Nite. All official delegates of Naga tribes would arrive on the afternoon of February 14 at the venue and register themselves followed by a welcome session piloted by the local organising committee.