KKLLF, CMPCS Organize three day Workshop Themed “Back to Roots”.
Publish Date : 16/02/2021
Aalo 12th February: – In an effort to imbibe interest in traditional art and craft among the young boys and girls of this generation, three days workshop themed “Back to Roots” organized by Central Mopin Preservation and Cultural Society in collaboration with Kong Kong Lige Loyi Foundation starts at Gumin Kiin Aalo with pomp and show today. Inaugurating the day, Shri Moki Loyi Deputy Commissioner West Siang district said interest in traditional art, craft and age old culture cannot be kept in back seats t in the name of modern development and lauded the KKLLF, Guwahati and CMPCS for such innovative workshop for the young generation to take pride in it. Consciousness on traditional values must grow and inculcated among the coming generation as older generation whom we pester for knowledge and skill are passing away day by day, he said. The Chairman KKLLF Shri Doli Loyi, IRS from Kabu village of West Siang district and retired
Commissioner of Income Tax said that the society is working on multi-discipline objectives in Guwahati, Shillong and Arunachal for the weaker section of the society. Tradition art and crafts are interwoven in our soul and culture surfaces through learning it. He disclosed that it would be made an annual event and appealed all to take keen part in the all promotional activities. Lyricist and folklorist of Galo community and Chairman CMPCS, Shri Mijum Lona spelt out the aims and objectives behind conducting the workshop. Senior citizen Shri Doi Ado, Shri Kento Ete Chairman ATPWDS, Shri Moji Bagra, artist Kardar Pakam also stress on promotion of traditional values to keep intact our rich traditional values and self sustenance through. Young girls are being trained on traditional weave, thread spinning, traditional cuisine that have market values and boys are being imparted to art like rope making, basket and other arts that are used during all rituals and festivities.