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Dimapur to Rock on World Music Day

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Dimapur to Rock on World Music Day

As the celebration of World Music Day spreads and gets better with each year in the state, Dimapur in Nagaland will experience a noble endeavour this World Music Day on June 21. Jointly organised by the like-minded individuals from the music industry-Sky Entertainment, The Institute for Music Education and Crescendo Events, the event is targeted […]

Today is World Music Day

Today is World Music Day

World Music Day 2017 or Fete de la Musique (not to be confused with International Music Day) will be celebrated on June 21, the day of summer solstice. Unlike other music festivals, the World Music Day allows any and every one to showcase their musical prowess. On this day, musicians from all genres and of […]

First time in Nagaland: World Music day celebrations

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First time in Nagaland: World Music day celebrations

From 4:30 pm on Tuesday, World Music day erupted in Kohima. “In times of rain and bad roads, to keep our spirit high” noted Musician Theja Meru said while announcing that the World Music Day 2016 would be celebrated in Kohima for the first time on June 21, 4.30 pm at RCEMPA Jotsoma. “This is […]

Uganda celebrates WMD early!

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Uganda celebrates WMD early!

The World Music day was initiated in 1982 by then French minister of culture, Jack Lang, when he realized through a study on the cultural habits of the French that five million people, one child out of two, played a musical instrument. He began to dream of a way to bring people out on the […]

Hard Rock Café sets the tone for WMD

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Hard Rock Café sets the tone for WMD

On the run up to World Music Day (June 21), Hard Rock Cafe aims to remind people that, as long there exists music in the world, we can set down our troubles, pick up our instruments and play and groove to a joyful tune.   Globally acclaimed brand, Hard Rock Cafe spread the fervour of […]

Celebrating Music of the World

Celebrating Music of the World

Hello, hello, hello. Wake up to World Music day! World Music Day celebrated on June 21 has become a worldwide phenomenon. Countries across the world rejoice and celebrate in their own unique way.  It’s a National Holiday in France! The day also known as Fete de la Musique was a music festival, which began in […]

Village kids make music at Ravi Bharati

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Village kids make music at Ravi Bharati

For the past two decades, Ravi Bharati the archdiocesan communication centre has been welcoming kids to a ‘summer camp’ of music. On Saturday, the eve of World Music Day, some 42 kids put on a concert for their parents, on the concluding day of their month long camp. The children, aged 10 to 13 showcased […]

Mizoram to ignore World Yoga Day

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Mizoram to ignore World Yoga Day

Mizoram’s protestant and evangelical churches have appealed to the people of the state to ignore International Yoga Day slated for Sunday, on religious grounds. “Sunday is a holy day for Christians. The government’s decision to celebrate Yoga Day on Sunday has hurt us. We appeal to the Christian community not to participate in the celebrations,” […]