Harmonic Voices of Kohima Wins Nagaland Choir Olympics

Harmonic Voices of Kohima Wins Nagaland Choir Olympics


Guwahati, October 24, 2019:

'Harmonic Voices' of Kohima district was on Wednesday declared as the winner of the 1st Nagaland choir Olympics which was held at Regional Centre of Excellence for Music and Performing Arts (RCEMPA) at Jotsoma in Kohima.

Harmonic Voices walked away with a cash prize of Rs.1 Lakh as well as a trophy. Cantamus Choir from Dimapur district, which won the second place, and The Canticles from Phek district, which stood third, walked away with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- and Rs.25,000/- respectively.

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For the grand finale, there were two rounds of performances. In each round, choirs presented one song each.

Shillong director of Aroha Choir Pauline Warjri was the Chief Judge, the other two judges are Ajeen Longchari Sucha and Mhonroni Lotha, assistant professor for Margaret Shishak School of Music, Patkai Christain College (Autonomous).

The event was organized by the Task Force for Music & Arts (TaFMA), and managed by Musicians Guild, Nagaland.

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