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3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 :: Event Report

April 10, 2018

Manipur Folk Dance : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018
Manipur Folk Dance : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018



The two-day long 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta which started on 07 April 2018 and concluded on 08 April 2018 was organized by NORTHEAST STUDENTSí ORGANIZATION, JALANDHAR in association with Viva Collage Jalandhar, powered by VH1 and MTV Beats and co-powered by Sai Kripa Arts.

With the aim of Celebrating Culture, Connecting People and Transforming LIFE, this extravaganza NORTHEAST FIESTA, the biggest carnival of Northeast India in Punjab was organized to showcase the cultural diversity of all the Northeastern states of India to all the people of Punjab with a cultural exchange program to foster integrity, prosperity and excellence.

During the day time Carnival, handicraft, handloom, art, traditional sport, photography and tourism exhibition were presented from all the eight states. All the 8 states presented their traditional Folk music and dance and mesmerised the guest and the local visitors. A few northeast based music bands and also from Jalandhar participated in both the days.

Not only that, there was a discussion session on relevant topics of Northeast which was discussed and the eminent speaker for the discussion session was Arvind Mishra a Guinness world record holder and also a Tedx speaker.

Jeakson Singh Thounaojama and Nongdamba Naorem under-17 football Players from Manipur : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018
Jeakson Singh Thounaojama and Nongdamba Naorem under-17 football Players from Manipur : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018



Shri Vijay Sampla, Honourable Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India, a Member of Parliament from Hoshiarpur, Punjab congratulated the students for bringing the cultural diversity in Punjab and expressed best wishes for the success of this festival.

DJ Prinal an eminent EDM artist of Vh1 enthralled the audience during the last day of the event.

Nongdamba Naorem Under-17 football player who represented India in Under-17 FIFA World cup 2017 was the showstopper for brand name Charei by upcoming talented designers Jess Laishram and Miya Nahakpam from Manipur.

Manipuri students who are studying here in Punjab showcased their beautiful cultural folk dance during the 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta.

Singing talents from Northeast such as Salchame Sangma and Ophilia Kharluki from Meghalaya and Fable from Nagaland enthralled the audience of Punjab.

This year Northeast Fiesta saw an International twist as Niharika Gyawali from Nepal mesmerised with her voice, professional models from Afghanistan, Bhutan, and few from African countries participated in the designer showcase.

Renowned footballers from the Manipur, Jeakson Singh Thounaojam, the first goal scorer of India in any FIFA tournament and Nongdamba Naorem, both from India's Under-17 Football World Cup 2017 squad, graced the event as a guest of honour with their presence.

The entire event moments and glimpses were captured and covered by a young entrepreneur Mr Hemanga Deka and his Zero Cube Studios team from Assam.

The local visitors enjoyed and also complimented the ethnic cuisines presented by the students from Northeastern states of India.

Nongdamba Naorem (under-17 football Players) with designer Jess Laishram : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018
Nongdamba Naorem (under-17 football Players) with designer Jess Laishram : 3rd edition of Northeast Fiesta 2018 at Jalandhar on 07 - 08 April 2018



Komal Chutia
Head Of Media and Publicity
Northeast Fiesta 2018


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