Thursday, 18 September 2014 18:57

Photography competition - World Tourism Day 2014

The world will be celebrating world Tourism Day on 27th Sep 2014 , since the formation of Manipur Tourism Forum, we have been celebrating Tourism Day on 27th Sep 2013 for the last three year. As a part of the celebration this year MTF will be again organizing competition and certain activities.

In connection with the celebration of world Tourism day "Tourism & Community development, Manipur Tourism Forum is holding a photography competition with the Theme of world tourism day 2013 "Tourism & Community development"

The Category for the photography completion is "Tourism & Community development" Photographs that reflect the beauty of Manipur in releation with "Tourism & Community development" will be considered for the awards.

For more Details Visit Manipur Tourism Forum official website

3/06/2014 - Imphal -Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in India, will be attending the Closing of the 70th Anniversary Commemoration of Battle of Imphal (WWII). During his stay in Imphal, he will be visiting India Peace Memorial at Maibam Lotpa Ching to pay floral tribute and attend the Closing Ceremony of the Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary Battle of Imphal which is scheduled for 28th June 2014. He is also likely to visit few battle sites in Manipur and also the World War II Museum founded by 2nd World War Imphal Campaign Foundation.

Mr. Yasuhisa Kawamura graduated from Hitotsubashi University and joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Govt. of Japan. Before being posted to Embassy of Japan in India in 2013, Mr. Kawamura was the Deputy Chief of Mission in Consulate General of Japan in New York. He also held various important positions during his career as First Secretary, Permanent Mission to Int’l Organization in Geneva, Director, International Press Division, MOFA, Director, Second International Organization Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFA.

Mr. Yasuhisa Kawamura during his visit will be the ‘Charge d’Affaires ad interim’ of Embassy of Japan in India.

The 70th Anniversary Battle of Imphal (WWII) is being organized by Manipur Tourism Forum and 2nd World War Imphal Campaign Foundation with the support of Government of Manipur. Shri O. Ibobi Singh, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Manipur is the Chief Patron of the Organising Committee.

His Excellency Takeshi Yagi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in India was the Guest of Honour during the Inauguration of the 70th Anniversary Battle of Imphal (WWII) on 23rd March 2014.

Source: Manipur Tourism Forum

Thursday, 15 May 2014 15:01

Imphal 1944 to be premiered on 28th June

"Imphal 1944" a film shot in Britain by Mr Junichi Kajioko, a Japanese Actor/Director on Battle of Imphal. This film was inspired by Masao Hirakubo OBE, a Japanese war veteran who fought in Imphal and tirelessly devoted his later life to reconciliation work in the UK.  The film is scheduled to be premiered on 28th June 2014 in Imphal during the Closing function of 70th Anniversary of Commemoration of Battle of Imphal
The first official poster is out now! Please share and spread the word for us. Thank you for your support! The team Imphal 1944.
Source : Manipur Tourism Forum