Auditions for Indrajatra Talent Hunt commences from Soreng

Gangtok, 27 Aug:

Auditionsfor the Indrajatra 2018 Talent Hunt Competition has kick started from Soreng in West Sikkim on 26 Aug. The finale of the competition is scheduled to be held at MG Marg in Gangtok on 22 Sept, a press release informs.

Thirty participants, both solo and group under different categories, from Soreng and nearby areas of Tharpu, Chumbong, Kaluk, Sombarey and Daramdin auditioned for the competition. Out of the 32 participants, 13 have qualified for the quarter final which will be held in Gangtok on 08 Sept.

The judges for the day were KomalGurungfrom Tapashya Dance Academy, Ganesh Dhungelof Department of Culture and Heritage, DeorajBagdasof Human Resource Development Department, and Sikkimese director/producer, PrajaPradhan.

The next auditions are scheduled to be held in Gangtok and Singtam on 02 Sept and03Sept respectively.

It may be mentioned here, the Indrajatra Festival 2018 is being organized by Sikkim NewarGuthi Youth Affairs [SNGYA] in coordination with Inspire Academy, Arithang from 21-13 Sept in Gangtokto showcase the rich culture and tradition of the Newars of Sikkim.