On the second day of the Inter-Government College Olympic 2019, a host of star singers and bands mesmerized the audience during the musical concert themed ‘Constellation-Music with the Stars’ at Kohima College, Kohima.
The bands and star singers of the concert were EaSTORY, Alobo Naga and the band, Mengu Suokhrie, Everpresence, Ayim Longchar, Adonu Khamo and Paramount, the Kohima College band.
The musical concert was organized by the department of Higher Education, Nagaland, in collaboration with Music Task Force and Audio Garage, on Friday evening at the host college, Kohima College, Kohima as part of the Inter-Government College Olympic 2019.
Nagaland governor P.B. Acharya graced the occasion as the Principal Guest.
He congratulated Nagaland higher & technical education minister Temjen Imna Along and Dr. I. Anungla Aier, director, department of higher education for organizing such a programme for the students.
He stated that Nagas are talented but have less canvas to fully empower themselves due to less opportunities.
The governor further said: “Knowledge is great, but knowledge with empowerment is powerful & Empowerment by Education is the most powerful empowerment.”
Governor Acharya also stated: “The strength of our country is our population, as 63% of the population is our youth.”
He further stated that Nagaland now requires skill-based education and said he hopes for an economically strong and independent Nagaland, informed mass media cell of Kohima College, Kohima.
Speeches were also delivered by Kazheto Kinimi, advisor, skill development, labour and employment, CAWD, Nagaland, who graced the occasion as the special invitee, and Temjen Imna Along, minister of H&TE and the chief patron of the Inter Govt. College Olympic 2019.
The welcome note was delivered by Dr. I. Anungla Aier, director, department of higher education.
A vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Hovithal Sothu, director, Music Task Force.
The function was also attended by other dignitaries of the state, it added.