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You must have heard the saying, all good things must come to an end. Though the high spirited annual Spring Fest of St. Joseph College, Jakhama came to an end on March 14, the two-day festival left the students of this college of Nagaland with some unforgettable memories. The theme of this year’s festival was ‘My culture, My heritage.’ The two-day festivities (March 13- 14) witnessed a perfect blend of culture, tradition, music, fun and well obviously food.  The first day of the festival was kick-started by an invocation by the Vice Principal of SJC (A) Fr. Dr. George Keduolhou Angami, followed by a welcome song by Blended Hillocks and the welcome address by Principal of SJC (A) Dr. Fr. Sebastian Ousepparampil.  The day’s event then began with the guest appearance of the piano maestro Nise Meruno. His soulful voice ricocheted through the college, engulfing the premises with hope and…

The city of Guwahati just witnessed one of the best music festivals. The 4th Guwahati International Music Festival (GIMF) which was held in Shilpagram on February 29 and March 1 witnessed power-packed performances by various bands from across South East Asia. https://youtu.be/eiNDsYEP_dQ What better way to end the week than by listening to the musical renditions of Lucky Ali, Benny Dayal, Paradigm Shift from Nagaland, Opnairdrgmht from Vietnam, Dr. Dope, Bottle Rockets India and Rajan Shrestha from Nepal, T Vanlalhmangaihi from Mizoram, etc. to name a few. Icing on the cake, the festival had no entry fees and had a line-up of various ethnic food stalls to tingle those taste buds. The festival also witnessed a Northeast competition round with performances by bands like Lallianpuia Thangluah, Perennial from Mizoram, and Thunders Cave from Meghalaya. Additionally an ethnic food competition was also organised for the homemakers as a part of the festival inaugurated by Lok…

Northeast India is home to a large number of tribes and sub-tribes. This makes the region a hub of diverse cultures, styles, and traditions. Tattoo, a form of body art is believed to have most of its origin here in the agrarian and forested landscapes of Northeast, one of the main reason which inspired TSTHETIC Progressive Work, RIPZ TATTOO & PIERCING and Vicky Communication and Associates to come together and  organise The NEON Tattoo Festival, said Tanmoy Saikia, festival director and creator of TSTHETIC Progressive Work. The idea is to create awareness among the youngsters and their parents on choosing tattooing as a career option and a profession,  said Ripon Basak (RIPZ), festival creator, founder and owner of RIPZ TATTOO & PIERCING. This first of its kind festival will be held for three days — February 21, 22 & 23 and will see tattoo artists from other parts of…