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Theatre workshop begins at Tura

By Correspondent

TURA, Aug 14 - A �Production Oriented Theatre Workshop� commenced at the District Auditorium here today. West Garo Hills DC Ram Singh attended the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest. Icylian R Marak, author and retired principal of the Christian Girls� Higher Secondary School, Tura, was the guest of honour.

Speaking on the occasion, DC Ram Singh acknowledged the achievements of Garo filmmaker Dominic Sangma who recently received the National Award for his Garo film, Ma�ama. Sangma�s achievements should inspire others to take up drama and theatre, Singh said.

The Garo society has rich traditions, folklore and music, which need to be showcased across the region and beyond, the DC said. Singh also appreciated the initiative of the A�chik Theatre Society to conserve the rich traditions of the Garos by conducting such workshops.

Assistant Curator of the District Museum, Tura Kimde R Marak, members of A�chik Theatre Society, Tura, teachers and students were among others who were present during the inauguration of the workshop.

The workshop is being organised by the North East Zone Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Dimapur, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Culture, Government of Meghalaya, and A�chik Theatre, Tura. It will continue till August 30.

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Theatre workshop begins at Tura

TURA, Aug 14 - A �Production Oriented Theatre Workshop� commenced at the District Auditorium here today. West Garo Hills DC Ram Singh attended the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest. Icylian R Marak, author and retired principal of the Christian Girls� Higher Secondary School, Tura, was the guest of honour.

Speaking on the occasion, DC Ram Singh acknowledged the achievements of Garo filmmaker Dominic Sangma who recently received the National Award for his Garo film, Ma�ama. Sangma�s achievements should inspire others to take up drama and theatre, Singh said.

The Garo society has rich traditions, folklore and music, which need to be showcased across the region and beyond, the DC said. Singh also appreciated the initiative of the A�chik Theatre Society to conserve the rich traditions of the Garos by conducting such workshops.

Assistant Curator of the District Museum, Tura Kimde R Marak, members of A�chik Theatre Society, Tura, teachers and students were among others who were present during the inauguration of the workshop.

The workshop is being organised by the North East Zone Cultural Centre, Ministry of Culture, Dimapur, in collaboration with the Department of Art and Culture, Government of Meghalaya, and A�chik Theatre, Tura. It will continue till August 30.