Learning Spaces: Baptist College Kohima Literature Festival 2022 | MorungExpress

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Students cheer during the 2022 Literature Festival on October 29. (Morung Photo)

Our correspondent
Kohima | October 30

The Department of English in collaboration with IQAC, Baptist College Kohima successfully organized the 5th edition of Literature Fest on October 29 under the theme “Learning Spaces”.

The first session was chaired by Dr. Tsenbeni, Asst. Professor, English Department, Baptist College.

Dr. Kekuchol Pusa, principal of Baptist College, underlined the importance of such an event which aims to promote reading, writing, creativity and the importance of providing a platform to share one’s values ​​towards the art.

He also mentioned that Baptist College is privileged to be the first institution to host Literature Fest since its inception in 2016.

Dr. Sentinaro, head of the English department at Baptist College, spoke about the uniqueness of such an event, like the Literature Fest, which aims to bring together renowned writers, literary experts, thinkers, politicians and artists from various sectors like art, music. , film, etc., on a single platform to share ideas and engage in meaningful debate.

As appropriate for the occasion, a sincere tribute was paid to Professor Temsula Ao through the reading of his poem “October”.

The one-day event saw a host of activities like; Book party, poetry workshop, role play, book exchange, food stand, art gallery, short story competition, charity counter, book club, film screening, musicians, plays and staging, historical narration, spoken word poetry, talks on entrepreneurship, raising awareness on constitutional rights, etc., with a host of judges, resource persons and guests from various fields of expertise.

Among them were Sesino Yhoshü, Chentei Khiamniungan, Dr. Vizovono Elizabeth, Konaei Shongdok, Nzan Kikon, Adenuo Shirat Luikham and Kevilenuo Miachieo.

Besides Baptist College, Kohima College, Japfü Christian College, St. Joseph’s College Jakhama, Alder College, Kohima Science College Jotsoma, Nagaland University (Eng. Dept), Meriema Campus joined the festival.

Khroku-ü Prade from Nagaland University, Hopong from Baptist College and Kevizeno Kiso from St. Joseph’s College were 1st, 2nd and 3rd respectively in the short story competition.

The winners of “Meet your Favorite Characters” were 1st: Qhekaho Swu, St. Joseph college, 2nd – Vincent W. Patton, Kohima Science College and 3rd – K.Naophe Konyak, Alder College.

Seyievinuo Chuzho and Mengu Suokhrie also captivated the gathering with scintillating performances.

Asola C. Jamir, Asst. Professor, Department of English proposed a vote of thanks.

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