Friday, December 9, 2022

Hope Academy wins Melomania 2022

Hope Academy emerged as the winner of the Melomania 2022 contest during an event on October 22 at Hope Academy, campus. Melomania is an annual event organized by Hope Academy. The initiative was to promote excellence in music where schools can come together under a common platform for a healthy competition.
The winner walked away with a cash price of Rs. 50000/-, while Delhi Public School was adjudged at the runner-up. Other individual categories included Best Vocalist, Best Guitarist, Best Drummer and Best Bassist.
Excited students from seven schools thronged the campus to support their contesting bands. Little Star Hr. Sec School, Hollotoli School, Govt. Hr. Sec School (Nagarjan), Livingstone Foundation International, Maple Tree School, Hope Academy and Delhi Public School vied for the title.
The beat contest kicked off with an enthralling performance by the Hope Choir, after which the bands battled. The bands were given the autonomy to perform on any two songs of their choice.
The contest was judged by Trance Effect and director of Music Academy Kohima (MAK), Khyochano TCK Ngullie, as the special guest.
The Trance Effect band got the stage on fire with their scintillating performance by singing five of their popular songs to which the students grooved and sang along.
The sponsors were Fitness House, INSYNC Taekwondo, Kumzuk T. Jamir, H. Zhimomi Brothers, M.I. Printers and Jiana Jain.
Special guest, Khyochano TCK Ngullie talked about how proud and amazed she was to see amateurs at school level challenging professionals. She further added that Melomania is about being crazy and obsessed about something they are passionate about. “So, likewise be it academics or music we should have devotion and make it in life”, she stated. She encouraged the students to plan their destination globally and trust in themselves.
She also surprised the audience and declared that she will mentor one of the top three winning bands, which was selected through a lucky draw and was bagged by Little Star Hr. Sec School.

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