Aizawl, March 1: ‘Art Exhibition’ and ‘Flower Fair & Show’- being a part of celebration of Chapchar Kut 2016, began here today; the ‘Art Exhibition’ organized by Mizoram Art Development Society (MADS) in collaboration with 2 Departments of Mizoram Government- Art & Culture Department and Information & Public Relations Department and ‘Flower Fair & Show’ by Mizoram Florists Association.
The ‘Art Exhibition’ being staged in the premises of Vanapa Hall has been made open for the public from today with Information & Public Relation Department Director Jim K. Chozah inaugurating it.
The ‘Art Exhibition’ will be held till March 4, the very day of Chapchar Kut, the biggest cultural festival of the Mizos.
Speaking at the inauguration programme as Chief Guest, Jim K. Chozah lauded MADS member for their dedication to make Chapchar Kut 2016 a grand success.
Appreciating the paintings and other artworks of the Mizo artists, he said that they are worthy of praise even at international level.
Saying that I&PR is appointed by the Mizoram government for Nodal Department, the Chief Guest called on people interested in Art to cooperate, adding that with good cooperation the skill of the Mizos wil one day be exposed to the world.
MADS President Laltanpuia presided over the inauguration programme of the Exhibition while MADS General Secretary Vanlalhriata gave technical report.
Mizoram Art Development Society has 64 members, the artworks of 20 of them being showcased in the Exhibition.
Chapchar Kut Flower Fair & Show 2016 also began in the day with Art & Culture Minister Pu R. Romawia inaugurating it at Assembly Annex.
Speaking on the occasion, the State Art & Culture Minister R. Romawia invited the people in the State the celebrate Chapchar Kut with joy and in a manner that would expose the Mizo culture.
Chapchar Kut Organizing Committee has also asked the various government departments in the State to take step in this regard, the Minister said and lauded Mizoram Florists Association for organizing such a befitting event like Chapchar Kut Flower Fair & Show.