Best of northeastern culture on show in Delhi

October 10th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS  

Agartala, Oct 10 (IANS) A seminar-cum-exhibition titled ‘Spirit of Northeast’ will be held in New Delhi next month to highlight the region’s traditions and culture, officials said here Friday.The 10-day-long event beginning Nov 19 is being organised by the New Delhi-based Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA).

“The ‘Spirit of Northeast’ would showcase the varied arts, culture, customs, food habits, dress, musical instruments, and rituals,” said Tripura Information Minister Anil Sarkar.

The ideals of Srimanta Shankaradeva, a 16th century Vaisnav saint reformer in Assam, would be highlighted at the event.

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