Nagaland: St Joseph's college all set for annual spring fest

With the pandemic finally looking like a distant object in our rear-view mirror, colleges across the nation are gearing up to celebrate their festivals and the scenes at St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Jakhama, near Kohima, is no different.

Titled as “honoring roots”, the 8th edition of the spring fest will witness a vibrant display of the Naga culture–music, dance, games, and modern music, art, and fashion on March 25 and 26.

The annual intra-cultural feat will kick off with a formal ceremony graced by Dr Hovithal Sothu, Project Director of the Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA) as the guest speaker.

The two-day event will witness traditional games, folk-dance competition, modern dance competition, Naga wrestling, bamboo pole climbing, pork fat-eating competition, beat contest, ethnic fashion show, bamboo stilt walk, go-cart race, etc.

Nagaland: St Joseph's college all set for annual spring fest

Naga artists, including Trance Effect (band), Seyievinuo Chuzho (musician), Imnaienla Jamir (guitarist), Theja Sekhose (designer), Neisa Rüpreo (designer), DJ Rhon, Meyietemsu Naga (dancer), Beat kings and fleeking feet crew (dance crew), Kryztal (Musician), AtiroAtiro (musician), and former Miss Nagaland Vikuonuo Sachu, will be part of the fest.

St Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Jakhama, inaugurated on March 19, 1985, is a Catholic Institution of Higher education established and managed by the diocese of Kohima, Nagaland.

The Spring Fest is an annual intra College Cultural Fest organised in the month of March  since 2014. According to the college, the fest has been providing platforms for students to compete in various events helping them to build their confidence, personality and self belief, further enabling students to hone their skills and talents to evolve into professionals. 

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