IMPHAL, January 4: The Mayol Arts Exhibition was inaugurated today by Vedeshwar Sharma, secretary Manipur State Kala Academy at the Manipur State Art Gallery, Place Compound.
The exhibition which is showcasing 25 paintings and five sculptures will continue till January 6 and will remain open from 10.30 am to 4 pm.
The inauguration was also attended by Leishangthem Ishwor, joint secretary Neo-Gene Contemporary Artist Manipur.
Addressing the function, Vedeshwar said that Arts is a technical subject, which the people have failed to recognise properly.
Artists organise exhibitions either in solo or in groups, he said before appealing to the government to release more funds for the artists and encourage them to go out and exhibit their paintings alongside other national artists.
Artists have special talents and people should encourage them, lest they get frustrated, he said.
Seniors should also encourage their juniors, he opined before adding that the artists also should have patience and face the challenges.
In a press release issued by the dept. of information and publicity Kuki Student Organization (KSO) CCpur today, the dept stated that the KSO CCpur are set to host the annual submit of KSO coded as General Assembly and conference which is slated to be held at M.Songgel village Community Hall ,Lamka from the10 to 11 January 2014 under the theme ‘’CHANGING EDIFICE’’
The release further stated that the meet will highlight on the Changing Edifice effecting the structure formation and by law of the organization apart from reasoning together on the organization and also other consideration.
It further stated that the KSO CCpur ,while accepting /willing to take the responsibility of hosting the meet , appeal to the general public and all the Organization/ Association to refrain themselves from calling bandh and strike, public meeting and organizing program on the 10th- 11th January 2014 for the success of the KSO General Assembly and Conference.