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Traditional Boat Race Competition was played at Thangapat, Imphal.
Traditional Boat Race Hiyang Hirel Tanaba as a part of the Manipur Sangai Festival held at Wangkhei Thangapat which was witnessed by the Chief Minsiter`s of Maynamar Saigang and Mandalay Region along with Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh and his council of Minister at Imphal on Nov. 23, 2013.
Sangai festival is an annual cultural festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department on every year from November 21 to 30. Even though many editions of this Festival has been celebrated over the past few years with the name of Tourism Festival, since 2010 this has been renamed as the Sangai Festival to stage the uniqueness of the shy and gentle brow-antlered deer popularly known as the Sangai Deer, which is the state animal of Manipur. As this festival is being celebrated to promote Manipur as a world class tourism destination, it showcase the best of what the state has to offer to the world in terms of art and culture, handloom, handicrafts & fine arts, indigenous sports, cuisines & music, eco & adventure sports as well as the scenic natural beauty of the land.
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