Arts and Entertainment
1st Peren District Music Festival
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]HE 1st Peren District Music Festival was held at Local Ground Peren town on November 14 with Vice Principal of Peren Government College Albert as the chief guest.
Addressing the festival, Albert opined that Peren district made a very humble beginning in the field of music and said Haisui Lungalang and his band is one of the first bands in the district. He impressed upon the gathering that Peren has come at par with the rest of Nagaland in the field of music. “Music can be defined in many ways through which we can express our joy and sorrow. Music is also the bridge to the world,” he added.
He also thanked the Peren District Music Society (PDMS) for the initiative they have taken to go ahead in the field of music and hoped that the young budding talents with music will bring laurels to the district.
President of Peren District Music Society (PDMS) Ilungsing Mbung, delivering the presidential address, said Peren District Music Festival was organised as part of the society’s endeavour to promote and provide platform to music talents of the district. He also said it will be an annual event.
The bands which participated in the festival were Unique Flavour, Creation, Intensive Fire, Fair Friends, Vlll RIP, Soul Alliance, Sanakhang, Sound King, Magnificient, Peren College and PDMS (Peren District Music Society)
The programme was hosted by Advisor of Peren District Music Society TR Zeliang and anchored by Abungna and Kengimpeuding. About 3000 people gathered to witness the music festival.