Member of State Administration Council Daw Dwe Bu and Union Minister for Ethnic Affairs Jeng Phang Naw Taung Attend Inauguration Ceremony of Manaw Compound of Lachid People

      The inauguration ceremony of a gateway, traditional housing and Manaw Compound that are traditional heritage of the entire Lachid people across the nation and in the state, and Kyoun Zwan manaw dance organized by Lachid Literature and Culture Central Committee were held at the Lachid tradition and culture field in Khaukoon Village of Waingmaw Township on 3 March.

       During the ceremony, Union Minister Jeng Phang Naw Taung said that it should conserve the language, literature, cultural heritage, tradition and customs than before for the development, peace and prosperity of the Union and Kachin State.

     Then, Chief Minister of Kachin State U Khet Htein Nan urged the participants to work together with the ethnic people to develop the literature, language, culture, region and Union from the respective sectors. He then gave K20 million cash assistance while K500,000 by the state chief justice to the chairman of the Lachid Literature and Culture Central Committee.

     Afterwards, the SAC member Daw Dwe Bu, Union Minister Jeng Phang Naw Taung, state chief minister, commander of Northern Command, U Sakhon Teint Yein, chairman of central committee, and main donor of Manaw poles Daw Zashi Khauwin, wife of Duamanshan Dein Yein cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Manaw compound, and enjoyed the performance of Lachid youths. The SAC members and party together with Lachid people and locals also took part in the Manaw dance joyfully at the same venue.

     The SAC member, Union Minister and party observed the traditional Manaw compound and historic records of Lachid people, descendants of Lachid people, living styles, literature, weaving of traditional clothes, their traditional dresses, utensils, and Lachid leaders displayed in the traditional cultural exhibition.

      The Lachid people celebrate Manaw festivals for years ago as they believe they can promote the health of their families, proper living conditions, economy and social affairs. The Manaw festival of the Lachid people will be celebrated starting 2 March with the performance of Lachid ethnic vocalists, traditional competitions and market stalls in the evening, and the Manaw dance for the closing ceremony will be on 4 March, it is reported.

Source: GNLM (4-3-2023)

 

  • The inauguration ceremony of a gateway, traditional housing and Manaw Compound that are traditional heritage of the entire Lachid people across the nation and in the state, and Kyoun Zwan manaw dance were held at the Lachid tradition and culture field in Khaukoon Village of Waingmaw Township.
  • The SAC member, Union Minister and party observed the descendants of Lachid people, living styles, literature, weaving of traditional clothes, their traditional dresses, and utensils.
  • The Manaw festival of the Lachid people will be celebrated starting 2 March with the performance of Lachid ethnic vocalists, traditional competitions and market stalls in the evening, and the Manaw dance for the closing ceremony will be on 4 March.
engdate: 
Monday, March 6, 2023 - 10:30
month: 
March, 2023