Luyong (Mokokchung), December 20 (MExN): The Luyong Valley Festival 2017 organized by the Luyong Students’ Union will be formally kicked-off by SDO (C), Tuli, L Samuel Konyak at the Public Ground on December 21 at 10:00am.
A press note from the organizing team informed that a horde of events like beach volleyball, tug of war, master chef, marathon race, arm wrestling and solo competition with more than 150 participants have been lined up to participate in the different competitions.
This is the second edition of the Luyong Valley Festival, the brain child of the LSU, and this festival is gaining much popularity in the Tuli valley area, with participants from the Tuli town (Tuli ADC Hq, Mokokchung) and also from the neighboring villages participating in the different events.
Day one of the Festival will witness beach volleyball, where more than twenty teams will compete. It will also witness the Tug-of-War, a very popular traditional game among the Naga people; and also the Master Chef competition.
In the evening, the Luyong Public Ground will be warmed by the music of Divine Connection. The concert is scheduled to begin at 5:30pm. Furthermore, the concert will be hosted by Arenla Lemtur, a household name in Mokokchung town, a professional Emcee, and the former host of the erstwhile Naga Idol competition. The concert will also be graced by Retired Principal District & Session Judge, Mayang Lima as the Chief Guest.
Day two of the festival will witness the Beach Volleyball final, which will be graced by PS to Parliamentary Secretary CAWD & Taxes Nagaland, Imchaba as the match patron. In the evening on December 22, a solo competition featuring some of the most talented and upcoming singers in Tuli valley area will compete. Furthermore, the solo competition which is highly regarded in the Tuli area as one of the biggest platforms to showcase ones singing talents will be graced by former Chief Secretary, Alemtemshi Jamir IAS as the Chief Guest, the note informed.
The Luyong Students’ Union has invited all to come and be a part of the two day festival, “since there will be something for everyone, as there will also be foods stalls and other stalls selling Naga traditional artifacts etc.”