Music lords of the Northeast
The Northeast is now witnessing another mega rock contest which is being organized in four cities of the region presently. The contest is being organized by Nokia to provide a platform where local bands can participate. The winners will win the title of Nokia Lords of Music and also a fabulous cash prize of Rs.1.00 Lakhs.
The objective behind this musical initiative is to promote and celebrate the Rock Music Culture of the NE states as well as provide a platform of recognition for the regions talented youth. This is in keeping with Nokia’s pioneering initiatives and applications for the music loving youth for whom the mobile handset has become a key device for various music led applications apart from listening to their favourite songs.
There are 4 rounds of auditions in Shillong, Kohima, Imphal & Aizwal with the mega finale slated for Shillong on 20th Feb at the Polo Grounds. Bands can come for auditions at any of the audition locations and if selected, will be given the opportunity to participate in the mega finale at Shillong. The finale in Shillong will be judged by Lou Majaw, Moa Subong (Abiogenesis) and Guru Rewben Mashangva who will also be giving special performances on stage together.
The local auditions of Shillong were held in Bishnupur on January 31, State Academy House in Kohima on February 4, Hotel Classic in Imphal on February 7 and I & PR auditorium in Aizawl on February 11.