Shillong, October 4 : The highly anticipated Meghalaya Grassroots Music Project (MGMP) Season 2 was officially launched by the Chief Minister, Conrad K. Sangma, in a vibrant event that has left music enthusiasts buzzing with excitement.
The event, which was held at the upscale commercial hub Khyndailad, Police Bazar in Shillong, featured a captivating musical extravaganza featuring incredibly talented artists. The audience was treated to a mesmerizing blend of traditional and contemporary music, showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Meghalaya.
In his address, Chief Minister Sangma stated that the Meghalaya Grassroots Music Project is a testament to the government’s unwavering commitment to fostering and promoting local musicians, songwriters, composers, event firms, and technical vendors. He highlighted that the project not only offers incredible musical acts but also showcases Meghalaya’s rich cultural heritage. It’s a harmonious fusion of music and tourism, inviting both tourists and locals to explore the vibrant tapestry of the state.
Tourism Minister Paul Lyngdoh, who was also present at the event, expressed his delight at the launch of MGMP Season 2. He declared that the project has undeniably served as an invaluable platform for budding artists in Meghalaya. He also announced that in the upcoming season, the government’s commitment extends to reaching every corner of the state, including every district headquarters, ensuring that Meghalaya’s music resonates throughout the hills.
The atmosphere at Khyndailad was electric, with music enthusiasts of all ages swaying to the rhythm of three incredible bands – Sur Ki Nongkyndong, Colours, and Na u Bnai. Their soul-stirring melodies resonated in the hearts of the audience, leaving them crave for more.
MGMP Season 2 promises to be an unforgettable journey into the heart of Meghalaya’s music and culture. The ever-enthusiastic people of the state are ready to be enthralled, and inspired as Meghalaya embarks on this musical odyssey like never before.