Gangtok, Aug 24
A Gangtok-based event management firm, Dream Works Event Management has announced to organize a singing competition show, ‘Swar Sargam’ in association with Gandhar Music Academy, Gangtok. The show has targeted to provide a wider platform to artists and talents in different corners of the hills to showcase their talent and motivate them in the musical career.
The auditions of the competition will be starting on 28 September at Gyalshing for contestants of West Sikkim, which will be followed by auditions at Namchi for South Sikkim constants on 29 September. Auditions for East and North Sikkim will be held at Gangtok on 12 and 13 October. However being an open competition, interested contestants from neighboring hills can also attend these auditions.
Addressing a press conference here this morning, CEO Dream Works Event Management, Sajal Pariyar mentioned that the main objective of the show was to provide a platform to local talents who have been searching an opportunity to show their talent. He added that the event was not only about to provide a platform and winning prizes but it has also targeted to explore and nurture natural talent of a contestant.
The winner of the show will get the cash prize of Rs 1 lakh along with other prizes. Likewise, the show also has other prizes for winners in other categories. The organizers have also been working to get the direct entry for the winner in a singing reality show, Voice of Nepal.
The show has local singers, Pawan Rai and Nikita Cintury and music director, Deepankar Mukhia from Darjeeling as judges. Organizers have also been working to bring celebrity judges from Nepal for the grand finale.
The auditions will be followed by piano round and track round here at Manan Kendra mini hall and the grand finale is scheduled to be held in December at main hall of Manan Kendra. The selected contestants will also be mentoring by experienced singers.
Pawan Rai of with Gandhar Music Academy mentioned that Sikkim has talented and potential singers in all corners and they just need the right exposure and platform to explore. He added that the event has aimed to further train talented singers to polish them and prepare them for the national and international levels. He mentioned that the ultimate aim of the event was to bring out more singers and to create a healthy society in creative fields. He also added such event will also help to create awareness young generation to live a healthy and creative life through music.
“Swar Sargam is an event that will reach out to youths, create awareness through music and help people through it, support them, help them get up from their low spots and emerge victorious whistle promoting talented people in the musical field,” it is added.
It is informed that judges will be looking for vocal and musical talent, stage performance, image, star quality and originality. “Judges will be seeking performance and act that has the potential to be successfully launched in Sikkim as a major recording artist. The contestants who can actually perform and promote themselves will have a greater chance of winning,” it is said.