Origami artists from Nagaland feted at Japan Caravan
President of Origami Oritai India, Amandeep Kaur Lamba (center) felicitating Wapangsang Aier at the 'Japan Caravan in Guwahati 2019' on November 11.
Morung Express News
Mokokchung | November 10
Wapangsang Aier, the 14-year old self-taught Origami artist from Mopungchuket village, Mokokchung who recently found the limelight was introduced to the Japan Foundation and the Origami Oritai India club at Guwahati, Sunday.
The event called “Japan Caravan in Guwahati 2019” was held at Radisson Blu Hotel, Guwahati organized by Origami Oritai in association with The Japan Foundation, New Delhi. Wapangsang’s travel and stay was arranged by Amba Jamir of Sustainable Development Forum Nagaland after he learned about Wapangsang’s Origami talent.
According to Amba Jamir, the Origami teachers were impressed by Wapangsang’s contemporary Origami skills and that the specimens he exhibited there were of a complex level. He exhibited some of his Transformers designs. President of Origami Oritai India and events secretary of The Japan Foundation, Amandeep Kaur Lamba also felicitated Wapangsang by presenting him Origami papers.