Arts and Entertainment
NOH contestants to be groomed for professionalism
[dropcap]A[/dropcap]FTER the successful auditions at Mokokchung, Kohima, Dimapur and Zunheboto and the screening of contestants at Mokokchung on September 27, the selected eighteen Naga Orpheus Hunt contestants will be undergoing an intensive grooming session at Eastern Talkies from October 10, 2013 where professionals groom the contestants to become better performers on the stage. The organizers of the Naga Orpheus Hunt 2013 – The Roots – have roped in well known music teacher, Meyalemba (a music teacher at the Royal Music School Mokokchung), well known artist Rongsenyangla (a leading contestant of 1st Naga Idol 2006) and personality development expert Helen (Associate Professor of Fazl Ali College.
The three resource persons roped in by the Roots will intensively groom the eighteen contestants on the different aspects of stage performance, vocal training, and personality development. The Roots hopes to make all the contestants a winner by grooming them to become professional singers through their participation in the NOH. Meanwhile, all the contestants from different districts have already arrived at Mokokchung for the grooming session and also the recording round.
After the grooming session, the first recording round will be held on 12 October, 2013 at Eastern Talkies. Thereafter, the voting round will commence will start right after the recordings are done.
The local cables are already telecasting the audition and screening round videos. For viewers of Mokokchung district, the Mokokchung Channel is relaying the Naga Orpheus Hunt 2013 videos every night at 8:00 PM.