Friday, September 5, 2014

Rabong warms up with sports for Pang Lhabsol supplications

The 2014 Pang Lhabsol celebrations have begun in Rabongla, South Sikkim with the Intra State Volleyball Tournament on 28 August where over 28 teams are participating for a prize money of Rs 1 lakh and Rs 50,000 for the winners and runners-up respectively. The finals of the tournament will be held on 08 September. On 02 September, the National Open Volleyball Tournament began while the Buddha Rim One Day Cross Country Mountain Biking Challenge was also held on the day. The volleyball tourney has six teams comprising of players from the national team from Uttarakhand, Punjab, Jharkhand, Assam and Nepal Armed Police are competing. The finals of this tourney will be held on 09 September. A photo exhibition - Historical perspective of Sikkim from the Namgyal Institute of Tibetology collection and a retrospective of the works of Sikkim’s pioneering photographers Yap Tse Ten Tashi and Yap Paljor Dorji Tashi curated by Tenzin C Tashi - is also part of the celebration along with other attractions like the Monsoon Marathon and Beat Contest Final on 08 September.

[photographs: JIGME BHUTIA]

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