The 43rd Karbi Youth Festival (KYF) held at Karbi Peoples’ Hall, Taralangso was concluded on spectacular and grand note. The oldest ethnic festival of the Northeast India saw lakhs including visitors of other parts of the states as well as from abroad.
On the concluding day, several competitions which include traditional dances and songs as well as other modern and literary events were held different venues simultaneously.
The Karbi Ser Hongthom Amei general secretary Sing Teron inaugurated the traditional competition events at the Sing Mirjeng Achatai where Nimso Kerung competition was held during which cultural troupes of several KCS zones participated with their mesmerizing performances.
Earlier on February 18, the 1st Mr. Nokbe organized by Trinity Hill Society (THS) was held at the Longbi Chedu Achatai. The coveted title was won by Kamaljit Meitei followed by Pitor Phangcho and Ajay Sahu as the 1st and 2nd Runners-Up respectively. Mr Assam (Jr). Rishi Sharma of Bakalia, and Bidasing Rongpi (instructor) were the main judge and co-judge of the event during which 10 participants took part in the competition.
The best team of the 43rd Karbi Youth Festival was awarded to Den Arong KCS Zone with cash award of Rs 1 lakh, followed by Diphu-Manja KCS Zone with Rs. 50,000 and Tekelangjun KCS Zone who was awarded with cash of Rs. 25,000 along with certificates and trophies.