Imphal Jamboree is a youth festival with the mission to “Improving the state of Youth” by fostering Self employment, Sustaining and reinforcing the spirit of volunteerism and community service, Develop youth leadership in various socio-economic and cultural sphere, Promote a major participatory role for the youth in the protection and preservation of nature.
Imphal Jamboree is a festival for the youths in North Eastern Region where youth would come together and converge to “Improve the state of youth”. The festival primarily aim to bring the youth together for 3 days schedule of events thus giving them space to unwind, learn and unlearn, create awareness and empower along the way. The Festival will have to aspects to it. Firstly, stalls installation of youth led enterprise and secondly, programmes such as influential talks, panel discussions, seminars, stand-up comedy and performances to name some would be conducted simultaneously. The festival is to be held between 3rd till 5th February 2018.
The Festival would be a yearly offering of three days of vibrant pop up shops, experimental & street cuisine, new products, workshops, seminars, music and many more. The scope of participation of vendors would be a wide one (National) but primary focus would be on north eastern states. Though the target audience would be population of Imphal only initially but as we grow over a period of time, we have the opportunity to attract large crowd from neighbouring states and other regions gradually.
Non- native Vendors participating in the event would get an opportunity to showcase their product which could lead to new partners, customers and market. Post event tour would be organized for them thus initiating a process of cultural exchanges and memories that would not be limited to the events only but that of Manipur as a whole and we do have a lot to offer.
The theme of this year’s festival is: “Youth – Value creators of tomorrow’
The objectives of the project are:
-Understanding Role of youths on various spheres of societal Development viz socio, economic and cultural sphere.