Saturday, July 20, 2024

World Music Day celebrated at Tseminyu

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Dimapur, June 22: Tseminyu celebrated World Music Day choir competition initiated by Council of Rengma Baptist Church Youth Ministry with TaFMA Tseminyu on the theme ‘Ma Shwen Lo’. The event was organised with the objective to revive choral music in the Rengma region.
Eight different churches under CRBC participated in the competition with Kithagha Union Baptist Church walking away with the first prize along with Bethel Baptist Church as the 1st runner up, Dimapur Rengma Baptist Church as the 2nd runner up and Tseminyu Town Baptist as the consolation prize winner.
Tesinle Lorin of DRBC won the Best Conductor and Bethel Baptist Church Tseminyu won the Best uniform prize of the competition.
The event was graced by team TaFMA with the chairman, Theja Meru as the special guest also in attendance were Dr Hovithol, Project Director TaFMA, Imcha Imchen music producer TaFMA. Rev Haiwalo Apon executive secretary to CRBC and Enock seb Youth Secretary CRBC.
Theja Meru lauded the TaFMA district partner Tseminyu and CRBCYM for organising the event and appreciated the efforts of the participants. Recognising the talents of the participants Meru also highlighted on how Rengma community is forging ahead in the field of music encouraging the Rengma people to continue with the good works to encourage other tribes as well.
Executive secretary to CRBC Rev Haiwalo Apon stressed on the importance of Music and the reason for celebrating world music day and how music can connect, inspire and heal and encouraged the audience to use the gift of music to glorify God’s name.
The judges of the competition were Visenuo Rio, Asst professor MSSM Patkai, Mhonroni Lotha Asst professor in conducting MSSM Patkai, Hinenlo Kath, TaFMA district coordinator Tseminyu and proprietor Music Academy Tseminyu.
Hundreds of attendees enjoyed the competition and the live music performances by various Rengma artists and food stalls at the venue appreciating the universal language ‘music’.
(Page News Service)