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Tetseo Sisters release ‘A Slice of Li’ EP

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 27, 2019 10:22 pm
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Abu Metha releases the Tetseo Sisters’ EP on Wednesday at the RCEMPA in Jotsoma village. (EM Images)

An extended play (EP) called ‘A Slice of Li’ by local singers Tetseo Sisters was released on Wednesday, at the RCEMPA in Jotsoma, near Kohima town.

The EP is a CD containing four bonus instrumental tracks, and ‘Rhosi’,’ Hiyo’, ‘Ohe’ and ‘The Tati’ song by the folk group. The CD will be available in stores and online platforms from Dec. 1, updates said.

Produced by Mhaseve K Tetseo, the EP features the band’s experience, inspirations from travel life, and their live shows from around the world. It also features fan art to name a few.

Abu Metha, advisor to the chief minister of Nagaland, released the album. He said the sisters are one of the “best ambassadors” of Nagaland and the Naga people. They are a benchmark of the music industry in Nagaland, he claimed and urged other artists to expand their horizon too.

Also, the advisor called for support to make Nagaland a ‘music capital’, while adding that the Naga people have artistic talent and the capability to make that dream happen.

Hornbill Box Office

In a first of its kind, ‘Hornbill Festival Box Office Show’ featuring the Sisters will commence on Dec. 2 till the 10th of Dec. at the Bamboo Hall in Kisama. There will be two shows, an hour each, scheduled at 2 pm (first show), and at 6 pm (second show). They are targeting to perform about 14-15 songs at an-hour’s show.

One of the group’s members, Mütsevelü Tetseo told media persons that they will be telling stories through their music in the show, while celebrating the performance repertoire of Nagaland. It will trace “the journey of a folk song from the lips of a great grandmother in a pre-world war era Nagaland to a millennial girl of ‘now Nagaland,’” she said.

Tickets are priced at INR 4000, INR 2500, and INR 500. Entry is free for children under seven years of age. Nagaland residents can avail discounted tickets at INR 200 on showing valid ID at the Bamboo Hall check point.

The Hornbill Box Office Show was an initiation of the Task Force for Music and Arts, in association with government of Nagaland and Nagaland Tourism.  The show will be managed by a group called imagi.nation.

(Our Correspondent)

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By Our Correspondent Updated: Nov 27, 2019 10:22:01 pm