AIZAWL, July 5 – In its endeavor to present Mizo cultural dances all over the world, a Mizo cultural troupe will participate at the 37th Alnwick International Music Festival to be held at Newcastle in the United Kingdom from August 4 to 11 this year.
In this connection, Mizoram Art & Culture Minister PC Zoramsangliana met Union Minister for Culture Kumari Selja in New Delhi on June 29 and discussed various measures to be taken for this purpose. The Union Minister had reportedly expressed readiness on the part of her ministry that necessary steps will be taken so that the Mizo cultural troupe can participate at the said music festival.
Zoramsangliana also met Indian Council for Cultural Relations President Dr.Karan Singh in this connection. The Mizo Minister, in his meeting, with British High Commission Sir James Bevan in New Delhi on Tuesday apprised the latter that the Mizo cultural troupe will perform at the international music festival. The High Commissioner assured the minister that his office will take necessary steps for the members.
The High Commissioner also agreed to visit Mizoram in the near future and said that he would attend Chap Char Kut celebration next year.