Fourth NE youth festival in Assam from 29-31 May 2015

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Guwahati, May 28: The fourth North East Youth Festival is to be held at Majuli, Assam from 29th to 31st May, 2015 where grand celebration show rich cultural traditions and colours of the North Eastern region.

The Festival is being organized by the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) on behalf of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India.

The North East Youth Festival is organized by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport, Government of India with the objective to foster National Integrity and to know each other better through exchange of culture besides promoting rich cultural heritage of various tribes and people of North Eastern States.

With contingents from the eight North East States, NYKS volunteers, delegates from other states for the Food Festival and Yuva Kriti and cultural troupes and youth delegates from the neighboring districts, about 2100 youth delegates will participate in the three day festival.

The main components of the North East Youth Festival are: -

  • Competition Events such as folk dances, folk songs, one act play, instrumental Guitar and Rock Band Competition
  • Non Competition Events such as cultural, musical and martial arts show
  • Food Festival and Yuva Kriti (All India flavour) and
  • Seminars on youth related issues.               

The Governor of Assam will be the Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony of the 4th North East Youth Festival on 31st May 2015. Union Minister of State AYUSH, Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State, Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju along with prominent Members of Parliament will grace the Closing Ceremony as Guests of Honour.Union Minister of for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal will preside over both the Inaugural as well as the Closing Functions.

The festival is scheduled to be inaugurated by Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers, Ananth Kumar on 29th May, 2015. Union Minister of State for Culture, Tourism Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister for Transport, Excise, Sports & Youth Affairs, Govt. of Assam Ajit Singh along with prominent Members of Parliament from Assam will grace the inaugural function as the Guests of Honour.


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