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Meghalaya Shines at 7th North East Youth Festival, Secures Top Honors

 Mumbai / Shillong, Meghalaya : The Meghalaya contingent, led by Shri Bobby Wahlang, Youth Coordinator of Meghalaya, Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, returned home after a triumphant performance at the 7th North East Youth Festival held in Agartala, Tripura. The festival, held from February 26th to 29th, witnessed vibrant cultural exchanges and competitions among young people from across the Northeast region.

The Meghalaya contingent, comprising 76 young individuals from 11 districts, left their mark on the festival, demonstrating exceptional talent and dedication. They secured a well-deserved victory in the Rock Band category, showcasing their musical prowess and stage presence.

Their success extended beyond the winning performance of being adjudged the winners in the Rock Band category. The contingent secured an impressive set of first runner-up positions in Folk Dance, Folk Song, One Act Play, Painting, Photography, and Solo Guitar. These achievements highlight the diverse artistic and cultural talents present within the youth of Meghalaya.

Additionally, the participants at the festival were winners in the Meghalaya Youth Exchange Program 2023 in their respective categories, which took place at Nehu Campus from October 17th to 20th, 2023.

The remarkable performance by the Meghalaya contingent has brought immense pride to the state. Their dedication and talent serve as an inspiration for young people across Meghalaya, demonstrating the power of cultural exchange and artistic expression.

The Festival also witnessed the attendance of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tripura, Dr. Manik Saha and Hon’ble Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Department, Shri Tinku Roy, amongst others.

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