Friday, March 31, 2023

24 bands to take part in Toyota Hornbill Music Fest


A total of 24 bands from across India, Nagaland and abroad will be performing at this year’s Hornbill Music Festival (HMF) presented by Toyota India in partnership with Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA) to be held at the Heritage Village, Kisama.
Announcing this during a press conference, advisor to chief minister, Abu Metha said this year the event would be bigger and better than before.
Abu Metha expressed happiness that Toyota had come forward for the partnership to organise one of the biggest music festivals in the country.
He disclosed that apart from the partnership with Toyota, there were some more partnerships including Samvaad Festival, a tribal festival under Tata trust, a charitable cause with JK Trust, Tiny Fingers from Israel sponsored by Embassy of Israel, Embassy of Colombia, Yes Bank, Rolling Stones, Tune Core and Indian Performing Rights Society.
He said the people were looking forward to a big and successful event.
Metha hoped that the music industry in the State would continue to grow.
Though entry to the music festival would be free, he said TaFMA would be introducing pay-per view.
Beside the music festival, a music workshop in collaboration with Embassy of Colombia will be held for capacity building.
Also addressing the media, CEO of Okusa Toyota Hokugha Yeptho said expressed gratitude to the government and TaFMA for partnering with Toyota to sponsor the biggest music festival in India.
He also informed that during the festival, Toyota will also showcase the newly launched Toyota Innova Hycross.
The press conference was also attended by advisor TaFMA Theja Meru, director TaFMA Hovithal Sothu and others.
Line-up of the bands:
Girish and the Chronicles, Polar Lights, About Us, UNB, Ginger Feet, YesterDrive, Abdon Mech, DossersUrge, Project Stardust, Rhythms of Earth (Rote), The Paradigm Shift, Ambush, Imliakum Aier & the Electric Cool Kid, OIR, Stereotype, The Gluttones, PowerFaith, LC Sekhose, O DA Apun, Dr. Dope, Divine Connection, Rum and Monkeys, Temsu Clover and Anonymous J.

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