Imphal: Fifty first Foundation day of Harimati Dance and Music centre, Porompat, Imphal East was held at its institute on Saturday.
Considering the present unrest of Manipur, the programme was conducted in a simple manner.
Before starting of the programme people who came to attend the programme, dais members and artistes paid a two minutes silence observation commemorating the victims of the present unrest.
Harimati Dance and Music centre is one of the pioneer institute that has been continuing to promote the Manipuri dance and music.
President of the centre, Naorem Manishyam Singh and director cum secretary of the centre, Naorem Harimati opened the function.
Harimati said the centre has been producing many talented and renowned artistes starting from the local level to international level. To promote the various art from of dance and music of Manipur the centre will continue to contribute more for the society.