Stereo Groove wins Nagaland State AIDS Control Society music contest
DIMAPUR — Stereo Groove was declared winner of the 11th multi-media campaign 2024, organised by Nagaland State AIDS Control Society (NSACS), held at the State Academic Hall in Kohima on Tuesday. Naga Incarnate was declared the 1st runner-up and Kenny and the Faith Band as the 2nd runner-up.
NSACS has organised the campaign to promote HIV awareness through music on the theme “Rise above HIV.”
Addressing the participants, NSACS project director, Dr. Ahu Sekhose, enlightened the gathering about the basic facts about HIV/AIDS and encouraged them to stay safe and actively create awareness, an update from NSACS stated.
It stated that a motivational speech was delivered by Bampheu Pame, RRC member from KROS College, Kohima, wherein she emphasised education as a potent weapon against HIV. She urged the gathering to break down misconceptions, stigma and actively spread accurate information.
Three bands, which competed in the contested included Stereo Groove, Naga Incarnate and Kenny and the Faith Band.
The judges included Dr. Ahu Sekhose, project director of NSACS; Obed Kath, front man of Divine Connection; and Mhaseve Tetseo, producer and artiste.
It stated that Stereo Groove would represent Nagaland at the 5th Northeast multi-media campaign in Shillong, Meghalaya.
The event included a song presentation on HIV/AIDS titled “Notun Akha (New hope),” by Aseno Metha, which was hosted by Mengu Suokhrie. The vote of thanks was delivered by Metevinuo Sakhrie, NSACS joint director of IEC and MS.