TMF-ensouling the tune enthrals Ukhrul
Ukhrul, Sep. 3 (EMN): Enthusiastic music aficionados in Ukhrul town were treated to a free musical extravaganza on Saturday which featured a legion of established local singers and budding talents.
The free musical extravaganza came as an added bonus of first Tangkhul singers’ get-together organised by the Tangkhul Music Forum (TMF-Ensouling the tune) in collaboration with ASA Sound, Rilo Enterprises and Kumrah Printers at the Multipurpose Hall, Mini Secretariat which was celebrated under the theme ‘Amalgamation’, stated a press note.
Commencing the proceedings of the musical night, well-known Tangkhul singers Guru Rewben Mashangva and Thangmeiso Shanglai delivered their popular numbers amid the cheering crowd who were enthralled by Guru’s unique strumming of his acrostic guitar.
Other popular singers Kingsword, Ashang Khapai, Wungramphy, Somatai, Zan, Nimchuiwor & Amung, Tonreimung, Thotchui, Thotreiso and others took to the stage in turn and rendered their popular numbers.
At the finale of the extravagant musical night, renowned singers Oshim SW and Nimshimphy set the mood for the evening with the foot tapping melody titled ‘Ngathorwui Zingran’ which literally had the whole audience rising to their feet and swinging their hands to the tune.
TMF president Nobert Khayi acknowledged the public support to the musical extravaganza, adding that the event is aimed at promoting the local music industry by bringing together all Tangkhul singers under the forum, which was recently floated for the purpose.
Former chairman ADC Ukhrul Dr. Yaronsho Ngalung lauded the initiative of the forum as a common platform for all local singers and urged the public to extend support and cooperation to the forum as well as local singers.
“This way, we can collectively help develop local music industry in the district, where industries are are scarce and development of industries is the need of the time” stated Ngalung.
One major significant highlight of the evening was that different budding crooners were given a platform to introduce their talents.