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GIMF: Manipur band wins Rhythms and Aromas of Northeast contest
Nagaland band Paradigm Shift adjudged 2nd runner-up
Ukhrul-based band Salt and Light Travelling band won the best band award at the Rhythms and Aromas of Northeast contest which was held with the 4th edition of Guwahati International Music Festival.
Thunders Cave from Shillong and Nagaland-based band Paradigm Shift were adjudged the first and second runner-up in the competition, a press release from Eastern Beats Music Society updated.
After rigorous rounds of auditions across each of the 8 Northeast states, several top bands from the region took part in the grand finale at the Guwahati International Music Festival (GIMF).
“This music conference witnessed the presence of the stalwarts of the Indian music industry. The basic idea behind the conference was to create a more vibrant eco-system for the stakeholders of the music industry so as to ensure speedy development of the industry and for the betterment of the artists,” Guwahati International Music Festival Founder Aiyushman Dutta stated.
Prior to the finale in Guwahati, auditions for the bands were held in Dimapur for bands from Nagaland and Assam; Aizawl for Mizoram; Shillong for Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura and in Ukhrul for bands from Manipur and Sikkim.
Organised by Eastern Beats Music Society in collaboration with North Eastern Council, Government of India, the 4th Guwahati International Music Festival showcased a line-up that brought together some of the most significant artists from the Asian circuit along with the leading stakeholders of the industry.