Dimapur, August 7: Chairperson, Nagaland State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Awan Konyak launched ‘Open House’, a pilot initiative of the Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA) on August 3 at the Town Council Hall in Mon.
In the launch programme, Awan Konyak said that the initiative taken by TaFMA will help to hand pick, nurture and provide a platform for all the talented people in every nook and corner of Nagaland in the field of music and arts. She said that the TaFMA is the brainchild of Chief Minister of Nagaland, Neiphiu Rio and thanked him and TaFMA for the privilege given to Mon district for the launch of the Open House initiative for the whole state.
Advisor TaFMA, Theja Meru stated that the Open House is a new concept to promote musicians at the grass root level in a mini concert set up, to nurture new talent and also to provide a platform for musicians of all ages and genre.
Deputy Commissioner Mon, Thavaseelan K, IAS said TaFMA is a brilliant initiative by the Chief Minister and the Government to boost the morale of the artists in various fields.
Music Task Force was rebranded as TaFMA as per the vision of the Government of Nagaland to revamp and give new direction to the music industry and other art forms. The vision of open house is to organize a monthly event to promote musicians of all genres of rock, pop, fusion, folk, and dance & other art forms. Talented artists from the district level would then get a chance to perform at the state level.
Various artists performed songs, showcased dances and guitar recitation during the launch programme.
(Page News Service)