Monday, December 5, 2022

Nagaland: TaFMA assigns partners for 4 new districts


Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA) has assigned district partners for for newly created districts namely, Tseminyu, Shamator, Niuland and Chumukedima along with distribution of LEDs projectors at RCEMPA foyer on Tuesday.
Speaking at the programme, advisor, Technical Education and Elections, Medo Yhokha acknowledged the role of TaFMA for their significant activities and placed his appreciation to the music fraternity. Citing the hardships faced by the state, including the COVID 19 pandemic, he lauded the TaFMA for standing strong and inspiring the entire state through their works and initiatives, with more focus in giving due recognition to the state and an identity, by showcasing their rich culture, traditions and heritage, which had been a long cry for the people.
He further added that music and arts were the only way to influence the people, and briefed on the significant role it played in creating potential and opportunities for the youth of Nagaland.
Advisor, TaFMA, Theja Meru, informed that TaFMA would be signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Zana Hotel and Resorts by October, which has a chain of hotels and resorts, where a musician would be signed for a period of four months contract with a minimum salary of Rs 25,000/- depending on the work and the contract would be negotiated after the period expires with the hotels.
Meru shared that such an initiative would give the artistes, a platform to perform and also have exposure from outside the state adding that this is mostly focused on musicians who are more into performing cover songs.
He highlighted the role of newly declared TaFMA district partners, encouraging them to nurture the untapped artistes and musicians from those districts starting from the grassroot level and discover their full potential and also lauded the partners for their determination and willingness to volunteer ahead and take the responsibility.

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