Shirui Lily, Sangai festival curtain raisers held
IMPHAL, 13th Oct: Manipur Tourism concluded the observance of nationwide ‘Paryatan Parv 2019’ on Sunday in the national capital.
Minister of environment Prakash Javadekar and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan had inaugurated the observance in the presence of the minister of state (I/C) for tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on October 2.
A team of Manipur Tourism officials led by Tourism Corporation of Manipur Limited Dr Sapam Ranjan took part in the Delhi leg of the event held at Rajpath Lawns from October 2 to 6 and organised a curtain raiser event of the upcoming Shirui Lily and Manipur Sangai Festivals, 2019. As part of the event, Manipur Tourism showcased its indigenous handlooms and handicrafts, cuisines and also a choreographed cultural performance highlighting the varied forms of dances of Manipur.
Manipur Tourism received enormous response at the event in Delhi and the shows put up by the cultural dance performers in the capital were applauded by visitors.
Officials of Manipur Tourism along with a team dressed in varied costumes of different communities in the state distributed promotional materials to 1000 visitors who came to Manipur State Pavilion which was opened at the event.