INDIE-PENDENCE ROCK: A digital concert to honour the nation with music

On the occasion of Independence Day, August 15, Task Force for Music and Arts (TaFMA), Government of Nagaland will be presenting a digital concert to honour the nation with music, bringing the country together to celebrate the auspicious day. 

‘INDIE-PENDENCE ROCK’ is an event organized in continuation of the significant steps TaFMA has been taking to engage the entertainment, music and arts fraternity together during the lockdown period.

This event will highlight an interesting collection of Indie artistes such as: from South Korea, Uday Benegal (Indus Creed) from Mumbai, The Snake Charmer (Archy Jay) from Delhi, Vasu Dixit (Swarathma) from Bangalore and artistes from home such as ANTB (Alobo Naga and the band), Mar Jamir from Polar lights and Koko, an upcoming female artist. This event will be hosted by pianist and music educator, Bethel Tsuzu.

Kiren Rijiju - Minister of State (Independent charge) Youth affairs and sports,  Bhaichung Bhutia - Padma Shri & Former Indian Football team captain and Smt. Mary Kom - Olympic medallist, Member of parliament (Rajya Sabha), recipient of Padma Virbhushan, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awaredee will also be delivering special Independence Day messages during the concert.

TaFMA pays its respect and gratitude to all health and frontline workers, ‘all who are risking their lives to save ours.’ The concert will witness Indie Musicians and personalities coming together to pay their respect, love and gratitude. 

The Indie-Pendence Rock is being curated by Musik-A events Nagaland with Rolling stones and Music Connect Asia as associate partners.

The event will go live at 7:00 pm on August 15 @Tafmanagalandfacebook page.