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‘Nagaland Dance-Off’ scheduled on January 22

By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Jan 18, 2022 9:40 pm
Nagaland Dance Fiesta officials during interaction with media persons in Kohima on Tuesday.

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Jan. 18 (EMN):
Nagaland Dance Fiesta officials have announced to organise its 4th edition of dance competition billed as “Nagaland Dance-Off” on January 22 at RCEMPA, Jotsoma, from 4 pm onwards.

Nagaland Dance Fiesta team on Tuesday informed that the dancers were auditioned online from all over Northeast India last year adding that the grand finale would be held on January 22.

The team informed that the event would showcase two categories of dance competitions comprising open dance competition (solo/ group) and mini-battle (1 VS 1 open style battle). Besides, the event would also witness special performances by Black-Tea, dance by Fyer Flys and a song by Arshilu Ozukum.

Former Miss Nagaland, Vikuonuo Sachü, would be the host of the event, while the judges of the open dance competition would include Shang Chiu (a dance instructor from Dimapur), Akehoto Yeptho from Kohima (choreographer of Ethnic Future, The legacy Nagaland, Elemenz Crew).

The mini-battle would be judged by Abi from Dimapur, winner of numerous dance battles as well as Kohima Spring Jam last year.

The organisers informed that the entry ticket has been fixed at INR100 per person.

Further, the organisers informed that tickets would be available at Big Bite in Kohima and could be purchased online via UPI payment.

“There won’t be any ticket available on spot and all the audience are mandatory to wear masks including the participants, volunteers and the organisers,” the organiser informed adding that bus service would also be made available both to and fro for audience with a nominal rate of INR 30 per head.

Organisers also informed that the winners would walk away with cash prizes worth INR 50,000 along with certificates, gift hampers, trophy and video contract.

The main objective of organising the event was to spread awareness and importance of dance in the land, the organiser stated.

“Dance is not just for entertainment but it is an art of expression and a way to stay healthy- mentally and physically, it stated.

The event is being supported by Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA), government of Nagaland with Ademz Enny Media Production and The Cinematixx as production partners.

By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Jan 18, 2022 9:40:10 pm