Eleven singers were chosen at the first leg of the Naga Orpheus Hunt audition held today at Jumping Bean Café, Dimapur. 19 hopeful contestants battled it out in front of judges- Bambi Kevichusa, Alo Wanth and Diethozo Thakro. After Kohima and Mokokchung auditions, the contestants will now wait for declaration of screening result on September 23. Audition for Kohima, Phek & Kiphire districts will be held on September 13. While, Mokokchung, Tuensang, Zunheboto & Longleng will be held on September 16. Wokha may join either Mokokchung or Kohima.