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‘Noisy Neighbours’ declared ‘Fusion of the Bands’ winner

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By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Mar 28, 2024 11:12 pm
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La. Ganesan  with winners of ‘Fusion of the Bands’ and organisers. (EM Images)

DIMAPUR — ‘Noisy Neighbours’ was declared the winner of ‘Fusion of the Bands’ competition held at Rangaphahar Military Station in Dimapur on Thursday.

The competition was organised by Spear Corps of the Indian Army, under Operation Sadbhavna.

Noisy Neighbours was awarded with INR 3 lakh. Kunwang Wanghum band secured the 1st runners-up and was awarded INR 2 lakh while Lies and Lullabies band was adjusted the 2nd runners-up and was awarded with INR 1 lakh.

Of the six finalists, the three remaining bands namely Raag, Sideline and Tribals Indian were also awarded with INR 25,000 each.

The final of the ‘Fusion of the Bands,’ a prestigious Hindi music talent hunt, was graced by the Governor of Nagaland, La. Ganesan as chief guest.

The event featured performances by renowned artistes like Imna Yaden, Eva Rongmei, NK Naga, Akumsen Lemtur, Aloboli Kinimi, and the illustrious Prashant Tamang, winner of Indian Idol Season 3 and provided a musical spectacle of unparalleled grandeur.

The juries of the finale were Obed Kath, Divine connection vocalist; renowned artiste from Nagaland Sunep Lemtur and proprietor of Crescendo, Akum Jamir.

The talent hunt ‘Fusion of the Bands’ brought together a diverse array of musical talent, showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Nagaland.

The journey to finale of the talent hunt comprised of three-stages bringing together musicians from all genres to compete in the universal language of music.

The talent hunt kicked off with an exciting online audition phase, where 29 bands from the 16 districts of Nagaland showcased their musical prowess. After a rigorous selection process, 12 talented bands were shortlisted to compete in the semi-finals.

After a thorough evaluation of performances in the semi-finals held on March 26 in Dimapur, six bands were shortlisted for the finale.

Operation Sadbhavna of Indian Army executes diverse initiatives on the basis of ‘Felt Need’ of the population.

The projects are said to be selected after taking local aspirations into consideration, in conjunction with civil administration and it is ensured that there is no duplicity in the projects being shortlisted. Projects like National Integration Tours (NIT), women empowerment, employment generation, education, opportunities to youth for showcasing talent and development activities towards nation building are planned and executed under Operation Sadbhavna.

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By Purnungba Longkumer Updated: Mar 28, 2024 11:12:56 pm
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