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Regd. Date:    20-01-1989 vide Regd. No :    693

Chief Functionary : Mangangsana

Located in City : Imphal of Manipur State, India.
Address NGO Address : Keisamthong Keithel, Opposite Bridge, 795001

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Phone Phone : 385-2405478
Mobile Mobile : 9862027897
Email Email : laihui@rediffmail.com
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NGO Activities : Laihui was established in 1985, under the guidance of late Oja Thongam Thoiba (Pena Guru). The institute has been functioning in consultation with various experts and gurus from various field viz. Maharaj Kumari Binodini (Cultural Activist & Eminent Writer), Oja Kh. Mangi, (Pena Guru), Ema O. Dhani (Amaibi), Ema Langathel Thoinu (Moirang-Sai), Oja Bidhu (Amaiba), Oja Deven (Thag-Ta), Dr. K.B. Singh (Sociologist), Dr. W. Ibohal Singh (Political Scientist) Dr. L. Gojendra (Theatre Director), Ng.Ebopishak (Composer), Smt. Priti Patel (Manipuri Dance Exponent) and Oja Subol (Pung). So far, Laihui had conducted various intense researches on Traditional and Indigenous Arts of Manipur. Many gurus and artistes of this centre have engaged themselves in various Seminars, Workshops and Performances in and outside India. Since 1995, every five years, Laihui has been organizing “Festival of Performing Traditional Arts”. In the year 1990 a training center was established at the residences of Oja Kh. Mangi, receipient of Sangeet Natak Akademy Award, Ema Langathel Thoinui recipient of State Kala Academy Award and Ema Amaibi Dhani to preserve “Oja Khanba” (Guru-Shishya Parampara System of Learning). At present this institute is run by M. Mangangsana, recipient of Ustad Bismilah Khan Yuva Puraskar and a team of his dedicated talented artiste. Ever since many young and educated performers are taking active part in the activities that helps rejuvenate the rare indigenous performing arts like, Pena, Khunung Eshei, Tangkhul-Nurabi, Moirang Parva (Traditional Theatre), Khunung Ishei and Amaibi Dances. For the first time the relevance and important of these rare performing arts have been brought in to focus and limelight. This resulted in the prestigious performances at Peter Norton Symphony Space Theatre Broadway New York, UN HQ, across the nation and abroad. So far this centre had produced numbers of innovative traditional performing arts and audio visual documentaries based on above art forms.
NGO ID : 19355241339
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