2nd Rakhine traditional Nantha grinding contest held in Ponnagyun Township

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The second Rakhine traditional incense grinding contest is in action in Ponnagyun Township. photo: Ni tun aung(iprd)

The PNG Development Youth Organization (PDYO) of Ponnagyun Township organized the second Rakhine traditional incense grinding contest at the Lawka Marazein Pagoda precinct in Ponnagyun, Rakhine State, yesterday.
The ceremony was launched with the sounds of Rakkhita Rakhine traditional drums, and contest organizing committee members explained the event’s intentions.
A total of 12 groups consisting of two supervisors, one leader, one town elder and 10 participants in each group participated in Nantha grinding competition.
During the event, the chief of panel of judges also explained the grading system of the contest.
According to the organizing committee, the first prize will be K300,000, the second prize K200,000, the third prize K100,000, the fourth prize K50,000, the best costume prize K50,000 and the best photo award K50,000. – Ni Tun Aung (IPRD)/GNLM

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