37th Karbi Youth Festival

February 18, 2011

From a Correspondent
DIPHU, Feb 18: Despite inclement weather, thousands of people thronged to the 37th Karbi Youth Festival (KYF) at Karbi People’s Hall, Taralangso on the third day of the mega ethnic carnival yesterday. The third day of the 37th Karbi Youth Festival started yesterday with the inauguration of traditional sports by Dr Sarsing Terang. A cultural competition was held among different cultural groups of Karbi Anglong followed by a panel discussion on Riso Nimso Amei which was coordinated by Dharamsing Teron. Special shows from invited artistes and Karbi film artistes were performed. Later on the winners of the different cultural competitions were given away prizes by Roy Enghee, founder of Karbi Cultural Society (KCS

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Karbi Youth Festival Kicks off Today

February 13, 2011

13 Feb, Diphu : The 37th  Karbi Youth Festival will kick off today with the exhibition of Karbi traditional cloths and weaving system. Unconfirmed reports says that this year the festival will be a seven day affair as the organizer of the festival were told by the extremist group, KPLT to end the days event by 7:00 PM in the evening. The KPLT believes that late night social events encourage social misconduct amongst the youth.

However, The organizing committee has clarified that this year the event includes Karbi Traditional Weaving and Cloths section, which consumes maximum time, so is the reason for making the event a seven days affair.