Artist Society Manipur awards declared


    IMPHAL April 22: The Artist Society Manipur has declared two awards for the third annual art exhibition. The awards are Art Society Manipur Award 2011 and (L) Aribam Jandhabi Devi memorial art award. The Award carries a citation, a shawl and cash amount of Rs 5000 each.
    The state arts exhibition will be inaugurated by RK Nimai Singh, Commisioner, art and culture as the chief guest on April 28. The awards will be presented on the day.
    This year’s Art Society Manipur annual art award 2011 will be awarded to Robin Khaba for his sculpture in wood titled ‘Red in Centre’ and the award for Aribam Jandhabi Devi memorial award (every two alternate years) will be given to Shijagurumayum Imobi sharma for his oil colour and acrylic painting titled ‘A pilgrim’.
    The exhibition will be opned to public for five days from 11 am till 5in the evening at Manipur State Art Gallery, Konung Lampak, the release added.


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